Cold Weather, Hot Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The fishing continues to be outstanding as our winter storms continue to roll in. Lots of low pressure systems, means lots of good fishing weather. Midge activity is growing daily, with the majority of insects hatching in the late afternoon. With the approach of February and March this timing will shift to the morning hours, but for the rest of…

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Happy New Year, don’t forget to buy a new fishing license

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Our January thaw showed up in a timely fashion this year. Weeks of ice and subzero temperatures have been replaced by one Pacific storm after the next. Daytime temperatures are very comfortable for fishing, but with a constant snow fall, our access points have been extremely limited. Anglers willing to park wherever they are safely able, and then willing to…

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Winter Weather Great Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Mostly cold temperatures and a little more snow is in the forecast for the coming week. With the snow comes a falling barometer, which generally means active fish. Given the lack of anglers on the waters these days, the need for fish to feed before the winter temperatures get very cold and relatively comfortable conditions, the fishing should be outstanding…

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Here Comes Winter

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The fishing scene around the valley is about to take a dramatic turn in the coming week or two. A significant change in the weather is settling in on us and remnant dry fly opportunities are quickly fading. Before the big midge hatches of winter we always enter a phase where nymphing and streamer fishing comes to the forefront of…

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All the Fall Colors

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

One would be hard pressed to find a more beautiful setting for trout fishing then what is out there right now. The trees are in full autumn color, the weather is nice enough, and there is still good fishing to be had. Looking ahead we should have mostly sunny weather with an occasional quick moving cloud front coming through. Temperatures…

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