Fly Fishing Forecast
July 18 – July 25

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“The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn’t someone else’s gift to you?” ~Lee Wulff This season, our rivers have been blessed with an abundance of wild fish. The finest gift anglers can give to the trout as the waters warm up…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
July 11 – July 18

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“Streams and mountains never stay the same.” ~Gary Snyder While there is a comfortable familiarity to the ritual of fly fishing, it is the unpredictable nature of the sport that brings anglers back. At the heart of this uncertainty is the everchanging river and its inhabitants, the trout.  The Wood is a prime example. From fires to floods over the…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
July 4 – July 11

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“Fishing is a quest for knowledge and wonder as much as a pursuit of fish.” ~Paul Schullery If it is wonder, knowledge, and fish that you seek then July is the month and Silver Creek Outfitters is the place for you. Each of our unique fisheries comes into its own during the month of July. With Tricos on the Creek…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
June 27 – July 4

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“The best fisherman I know try not to make the same mistakes over and over again; instead they strive to make new and interesting mistakes and to remember what they learned from them.” ~John Gierach The best fishermen are always learning. And the best way to learn…surround yourself with avid anglers who love to learn and share this wonderful sport….

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Fly Fishing Forecast
June 20 – June 27

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“There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.” ~Roderick Haig-Brown If you have yet to do so, it is time to make plans for your summer fly fishing adventures. Our guides are booking fast, the fly bins are stuffed, and…

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Fly Fishing Forecast June 13 – June 20

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“I have laid aside business, and gone a’fishing.” ~Izaak Walton If you have yet to do so, it is time to make plans for your summer fly fishing adventures. Our guides are booking fast, the fly bins are stuffed, and new gear has been stocked to meet your fishing needs. The rivers are dropping, bugs are hatching, and fish are…

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Fly Fishing Forecast June 6 – June 13

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“When you are fishing, you must be able to move fluidly through multiple approaches and not be dogmatic in your thinking. There really is no one best way.” ~ George Daniel from Dynamic Nymphing Fly fishers easily fall into prescribed routines, techniques, and approaches to the detriment of their success. As conditions change, so should the angler. Remember the adage:…

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Know Your Guide: Chris Willich

By | The Hatch

Son of former Sun Valley mayor, Wayne Willich, Chris discovered the exceptional recreational opportunities, and iconic river system Idaho has to offer at an early age. Originally from Mercer Island, Washington, Chris grew up fishing the fresh waters of Puget Sound. He recalls spending long days learning to troll off the back of a sailboat for salmon and various catch….

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Fly Fishing Forecast May 30 – June 6

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“A fly fishing season does not pass in which I do not find myself misguided by following one of my favorite precepts.” ~ Huish Edye As this fly fishing season gets under way, keep this one essential fly fishing precept in mind: there is always something new to learn. Follow this, and you are sure not be misguided! And, if…

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Know Your Guides: Ed Northern

By | The Hatch

With only a flashlight to guide them, Ed and his friend paddled through the dark waters of the early morning. Their boat was loaded with rods, worms and the day’s snacks. They were to spend the day angling for trout, and they could not wait to see what was in store. Ed created several more fishing memories as he grew…

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