The Gentlemen’s Hatch

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis A week of the Brown Drake hatches and spinner falls have everyone in the fishing community buzzing. A great hatch has been overshadowed by the amazing amount of anglers that have gone to witness the event, and by the gracious attitudes and camaraderie that have accompanied them. After a week we’ve heard no stories of boorish behavior, and I’ve…

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Creek’s the Show

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis With temperatures warming back up, expect the Big Wood to start running-off again. We should start seeing significant hatches on Silver Creek with the warmer weather. The reservoirs continue to fish extremely well, with many fish over the twenty inch mark being caught by fly anglers. Silver Creek Expect Baetis and PMD hatches in the late morning and early…

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Opening Day Report

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

May 27th is Opening Day in Idaho! Fly-tying benches have been cleaned and put in order, and fly boxes stuffed with this years arsenal. Reels have slick new lines on them and their insides have a fresh coat of grease. Float tubes are being filled from their winter sag – to summertime tight. Waders were patched with the first signs…

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Cold Weather, Hot Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The fishing continues to be outstanding as our winter storms continue to roll in. Lots of low pressure systems, means lots of good fishing weather. Midge activity is growing daily, with the majority of insects hatching in the late afternoon. With the approach of February and March this timing will shift to the morning hours, but for the rest of…

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