Dutch John, UT—One fly. One full day of flyfishing. One great cause. The 2016 Green River Single Fly tourney takes place Aug. 25-26 on Green below Flaming Gorge Dam. Now in its 8th year, the event brings teams together from across the West to face off against the river’s biggest trout, while raising funds for the Green and its watershed.

“Plans are sailing along for 2016 Single Fly. We have a few team spots still available, but the field is filling fast. We are offering a chance for the TU chapters around Utah to benefit their conservation work through items auctioned off at this event as well, but the main purpose of the single fly is to generate funds to be primarily used for issues on Green River and its tributaries. One fly, dont snap it!”

2016 Green River Single Fly—a High Desert Anglers Trout Unlimited event.

Where: Utah’s Green River, hosted by Red Canyon Lodge and Flaming Gorge Resort

When: August 25-26, 2016

Mission: To fundraise for improvements on the Green River system with an emphasis on the ongoing Calder Reservoir Windmill Project

*$2,000 team entry is based on a 4-person team, with two team members floating A section and two team members floating B section. Guides are chosen by random draw, or particular guides can be purchased for additional cost. 

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Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.

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