Holiday Angling

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis The holiday season is upon us and it looks like we are entering an extended period of on and off wintery weather. In the short term, expect to see mostly cloudy skies and periods of snowfall. As a result, temperatures should be moderate, leading to more productive fishing and small emergences of Midges throughout our local systems. So bundle…

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Warmth and Resurgence

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis With 18 inches of snow resting beautifully on top of Baldy, the panorama of the valley is breathtaking. Although this October has been chilly it appears that the upcoming week will offer some excellent windows for the fly fisherman. With temperature highs projected to reach the 60s, we should see an eruption of Baetis on most of our local…

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Transition Time…Winter Approaches

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis As we come to the end of one of the most beautiful Septembers in recent memory, October will be arriving with inclement weather and notably lower temperatures. Forecasted snowfall as well as significantly lower daytime highs and nighttime lows will dramatically affect all the hatches, greatly limiting the productive windows for angling. For the persistent angler, fishing can be…

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September Sunshine and Excellent Angling

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis September continues to offer spectacular weather and excellent fishing. Currently, the Big Wood River is fishing very well as Tricos and Baetis make their concurrent appearance. Red Quills are also entering the picture as the sun warms the river system in the afternoons. Silver Creek is fishing nicely as the Callibaetis make their midday presence in significant numbers and…

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Fishing the Indian Summer

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis September is a magical time to be fly fishing our local rivers – made even more enjoyable with cool mornings and warm afternoons. The weather has stabilized over the past week and looks to be very comfortable for the foreseeable future (except for a couple of midweek thunderstorms). The Big Wood will be heating up as the Red Quill…

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The Season Turns…

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis September has arrived with more of the unpredictable weather that has defined our summer season. The upcoming week should offer some sunshine and warm temperatures accompanied by possible thunderstorms. Seasoned anglers know this time of year to bring along a favorite rain slicker, as it may or may not be called upon to protect you from possible afternoon rain….

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