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Impact of a Good Snow Year

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We have become accustomed to dry years here; this year, however, has been far from dry. Since early December, snow painted the peaks and the valley floor bright white leaving us with a record snowpack in the Big Wood, Big Lost, and Salmon River basins. Even the Silver Creek valley was covered with snow from December well into March. It...

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Why We Fish

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“Wherever we go in the world we find other men speaking the same language, planning the same plans, dreaming the same dreams. And one of the big four―brownie or brookie, cutthroat or rainbow―is the cause of it all.” -Roderick Haig-Brown For some, the best way to fly fish is alone. There are times when I wish to be alone on…

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