Photo of the Day: Big Bugs and Rainbows in Utah

This gorgeous Utah rainbow rose to a thick hatch of big mayflies.
Photo by Grant Bench

Former Trout Bum of the Week and guide at Falcon’s Ledge Grant Bench sent in this cool photo of a beautiful wild rainbow trout. According to Grant, the fish came from a small stream in Utah on Saturday: “A friend of mine, Michael Braman, got into some beauties during a nice thick hatch of mayflies (species is still tbd).” Based on the video below, there were plenty of bugs for the fish to eat.

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) @orvisflyfishing #orvisflyfishing #utahstream #bambooflyrod #flyfishing

A video posted by Michael Braman (@biz_mikey) on

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