Fly Fishing Forecast May 30 – June 6

By | Fishing Forecast

“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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Fly Fishing Forecast May 23 – 30

By | Fishing Forecast

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”  – Rumi Opening day on Silver Creek and the Big Wood is May 26th…the best season yet begins to unfold! While the Valley is still reaping the benefits of last year’s abundant water supply, this winter’s average snow pack means we again will have plenty of…

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Meet Your Guide

Know Your Guide: Miles Sweek

By | The Hatch

From a young age, there is no question that river guiding was Miles’ calling. Watching people get excited about all things fly fishing illustrates to him that guiding was what he was born to do. “While I love catching big fish myself, sharing that experience with someone else new to the sport is something I enjoy just as much.” Miles…

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Fly fishing forecast May 16 - 30

Fishing Forecast May 16 – 22

By | Fishing Forecast

“Most of Idaho’s numerous water users, which include – farmers, irrigators, water managers, river runners, hydropower producers, fishers, fish managers, ground water users, and more, should be satisfied with this year’s water supply.” ~ USDA Water Outlook Summary May 2018 The season opener is fast approaching and the outlook is promising. Silver Creek will be perfect for opening weekend and…

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Know Your Guide: Brad Stansberry

By | The Hatch

For Brad, fishing and teaching have flowed through his veins since he was a young boy tying a piece of red yarn to the end of his leader and casting in the front yard. Growing up in Newport Beach, California, Brad’s love of fishing and the great outdoors stemmed from his move to Ketchum at the age of 10. Upon…

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Know Your Guide

Know Your Guide: Amanda Bauman

By | The Hatch

From Amanda’s first catch, to her most recent river trip, her fascination and knowledge for fly fishing has grown stronger over the past nine years. As a native Idahoan, she understands how unique the state is in its magnitude of outdoor offerings. The lifestyle offered here allows her to connect with the water year-round. When the rivers close for spawning,…

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Fly Fishing Forecast

Fishing Forecast 5-2 to 5-16

By | Fishing Forecast

“Fishing is to be enjoyed, but it will not be enjoyed any the more by hurrying past what Nature has to give us on the way.” ~Colonel Robert Venables During May we will see our rivers swell, recede, and swell again before they settle into their perfect summer flows in late June, early July. The cottonwoods will bloom and bring…

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