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The Drake Report

By The Hatch

Hey Brown Drakes… “If you can’t get here on time, just get here when you can ok?” Well our buddies have finally shown up in healthy numbers over the last several days, including a few rare day time emergences. With warm summer weather in the forecast we can expect the hatch to move fairly quickly so get your hall pass…

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Happy Fathers Day

By The Hatch

At 2 years-old, Ruby Lou will never remember this day, or the hundreds of others that Mom and Dad have already exposed her to in search of the next adventure. Until she is old enough to know better, or is just too embarrassed to hang with the old man (which is going to be sooner than I think), she has…

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Mackay Rodeo June 18th

By The Hatch

Grabbing the family and heading over the hill to “Idaho’s Wildest Rodeo” this weekend. Parade at 12:00, Rodeo starts at 2:00. Kids cash scramble, wild cow milking, cold rodeo beers, and as many rodeo hot dogs as you can stuff. For those looking to fish, the Big Lost below the reservoir is at a fishable level – 300/400 CFS, but…

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GreenFish

By The Hatch

“GreenFish partners with a group of organizations that share our vision of nurturing the sport of fishing and fisheries conservation. Our long-term vision is to improve our fisheries for future generations to enjoy.” Link Silver Creek Blog special, use coupon code 39576BH for 20% off.

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And the sign said….

By The Hatch

Apologies to Canadian super group, The Five Man Electrical Band, but not a lot of long-haired freaky people down here today. A few souls leaning into the wind, and looking for those BIG PMD’s. They are here, just looking for the right conditions. The bugs tried to stay on the water, but heavy gusts started about 10:00. Try finding the…

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Waiting for the Drakes

By Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Considering the current water situation, Silver Creek is the only sure bet at the moment. Although hatches have been inconsistent, typically the best dry-fly fishing has been late in the morning, although some afternoons have been good as well.  I have had my best success with PMD Sparkle Duns, Parachutes, and some emergers such as Harrop’s CDC PMD Emerger.  Baetis…

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