Fly Fishing Forecast June 20 – June 27

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“There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.” ~Roderick Haig-Brown If you have yet to do so, it is time to make plans for your summer fly fishing adventures. Our guides are booking fast, the fly bins are stuffed, and…

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Fly Fishing Forecast June 13 – June 20

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“I have laid aside business, and gone a’fishing.” ~Izaak Walton If you have yet to do so, it is time to make plans for your summer fly fishing adventures. Our guides are booking fast, the fly bins are stuffed, and new gear has been stocked to meet your fishing needs. The rivers are dropping, bugs are hatching, and fish are…

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Fly Fishing Forecast June 6 – June 13

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“When you are fishing, you must be able to move fluidly through multiple approaches and not be dogmatic in your thinking. There really is no one best way.” ~ George Daniel from Dynamic Nymphing Fly fishers easily fall into prescribed routines, techniques, and approaches to the detriment of their success. As conditions change, so should the angler. Remember the adage:…

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Fly Fishing Forecast May 30 – June 6

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“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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Fly Fishing Forecast May 23 – 30

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“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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Fly fishing forecast May 16 - 30

Fishing Forecast May 16 – 22

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“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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Fishing Forecast 5-2 to 5-16

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“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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Fishing Forecast 4-18 to 5-2

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“I fish in spring to feel the…planetary tilt resurrect every creature and joy that autumn killed.” ~ David James Duncan As the seasons change, anglers hold their collective breaths for a beat of time in anticipation of the next. Spring precipitation has blessed our mountains and the Big Wood and Big Lost drainages are right where they should be in…

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