Fly Fishing Forecast
August 29 – September 5

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“The trouble is, you can’t properly present something you don’t believe in.” ~Thomas McGuane Which is more important, the right fly or the proper presentation? Once you have exhausted every possibility with regards to a perfect drift, from the angle of approach, to leader build and tippet size, and the fish still refuses to take… it must be the fly….

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Fly Fishing Forecast
August 22 – August 29

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“When we are on the water, our contemplative impulses range from the intense to the nearly absent.” ~Paul Schullery There are times while fly fishing that an angler’s thoughts, like an arrow, point at the smallest target and others when the mind soars like a Redtail past the river bank, the mountains, and disappears over the horizon. These last days…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
August 15 – August 22

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“I don’t suppose I ever entirely release a fish. I may not eat it, but that does not mean I take nothing from it before I let it go.” ~Paul Schullery With each catch, no matter its stature, anglers are reminded about all the miracles that had to take place for that trout to exist. Imagine surviving a massive infiltration…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
August 8 – August 15

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“Most fishermen use the double haul to throw their casting mistakes further.” ~Lefty Kreh As we enter the second week of August, there are a lot of great fishing opportunities to look forward to on the Wood, Silver Creek, Big Lost, and the other fisheries in the Valley and beyond. Keep in mind, with the smaller bugs and lower water,…

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Fly Fishing Forecast
August 1 – August 8

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“Fly-fishing is solitary, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and laced with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It’s not even clear if catching fish is actually the point.” ~John Gierach What is fly fishing to you? The next time you are waist deep in a river, take a second and reflect. Contemplate your aesthetic considerations. Think about the experiences…

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