The Calm Before the Fall

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis As we head toward September, the regional fishing continues to be very good. Caddis and a variety of mayflies are present on the Big Wood in relatively strong numbers, the Trico spinner fall and associated insect activity highlights the action on Silver Creek and the Big Lost River level has continued to drop. Those who travel “over the hill”…

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Summer in the Rockies – The Heat is On

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis As summertime in the Rockies slowly drifts toward fall, fishing in the Wood River Valley region offers some great opportunities. With fly-fishing reaching its summer peak, there is something for every angler, even if you prefer bouncing large terrestrials off the bank on stout tippet or downstream drifting tiny mayflies into the jaws of risers. The inconsistency of our…

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Dropping Temps and Rising Fish

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Don’t let the forecast fool you; our upcoming erratic weather is great news for valley anglers. Our typical August, full of hot lazy days, will temporarily be replaced by mid-afternoon cloud cover and thunder storms which means prolonged hatches extending into the middle of the day. As a reminder, please use caution if in the presence of thunderheads a…

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