July Madness

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Trico Madness has started up on Silver Creek. It is one of the few insects to show up on time this season. Of course the ongoing question is whether it is called “Trico Madness” because the fish go mad for the bug, or because the fishermen go mad trying to fish during this event! Every river is primed for…

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Fishing Fireworks

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis With many area rivers coming into prime shape we are truly enjoying a feeling much like opening weekend. There is a lot of water that has not been fished yet this summer, a lot of fish that have yet to see a fly and an overall forecast that looks great! Expect more people on the water between now and…

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Summertime Clues

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis With the holiday approaching expect to see more anglers than in past weeks, but also plan on seeing more fishable waters opening up around the valley. The weather is going to get warmer and this could keep local rivers high and tinted a bit, but as of this writing the rivers have been dropping for three straight days. Hopefully…

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Settling Into a Summer Groove

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Synopsis Like the shot heard around the world, the Brown Drake hatch happened and was attended by many an angler. Accomplished anglers and novices alike, enjoyed the short, but very intense hatch and subsequent spinner falls. A few expletives were thrown to the wind, sometimes directed at the fish and sometimes toward other anglers – as shoulder to shoulder fishing…

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The Sun Is Back

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis It looks as though we are finally going to break out of our cold and windy weather this weekend and all of next week. Temperatures should be in the 70’s and one nice day is supposed to follow the next. Expect a plethora of insect activity this week, as we should see decent emergences of both Drakes, Stoneflies, and…

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Bankers Hours

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Synopsis The most notable occurrence so far this season has been the difference in the micro climates between the Sun Valley area, and the Silver Creek area. On days in the north valley that look rainy and unpleasant, it has often been sunny and warm down on Silver Creek. Be sure that there are still plenty of thunderstorms rolling around…

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Spring Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis The local rivers are almost all closed to fishing until opening day, with the exception of the lower Little Wood. This years opener is on May 24th. Little Wood River The Little Wood River, below the confluence with Silver Creek is open to year around fishing. This time of year, before the water is released from Little Wood Reservoir…

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February Fishing Fun

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis There is no question that the most difficult part of fishing these days is finding an access point that isn’t buried under 6 feet of snow. We are currently experiencing one of our rare, big winters. The good news is that when we have a lot of snow, we have fewer anglers. The anglers that have been going out…

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