Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for January 28th, 2023

Snake River Cooler temps have returned to the region so we are mainly dealing with midge activity with a subsurface window of 11:30am to around 3:30pm and a tight surface window of noon until 2pm.  Ledge rock pools are producing best, followed by troughs and riffle tails.  Seams and eddies offer a modicum of action now and then.  If fishing nymphs, go fairly deep with double/triple rigs in the morning, but shorten up to two…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for January 12th, 2022

Snake River Dry fly opportunities are inconsistent from day to day but when it does happen the window has been from around 12:30pm to 3pm.  And, of course, its chironomids and almost nothing else.  Ledge rock pools remain key targets as they have since early December. Seams and eddies separating backwater channels from main channels current.  All of this water, as well as riffle pools, are good places to use nymph rigs.  Shallow rigging in…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for December 27th

Snake River Chilly days over the past week and a half means that the best action has been from approximately noon until around 4:30pm with the sweet spot occurring from around 1pm until 3pm. Midges are clearly the name of the game both on the surface and below.  Ledge rock pools, as well as seams eddies at the edge of backwater channels are the best targets for both dry flies and nymphs.  Going deep with…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for December 12th, 2022

Snake River Surface action has been hit or miss, but when it is occurring the time period has been from around 1pm to 4pm with ledge rock pools and backwater pools and eddies fishing best.  Midge emergers are producing better than adult counterparts, although both are worth fishing.  Nymph rigs are producing in the same water as well as in riffle pools, riffle current margins, and seams.  Roe patterns continue to work in riffles as…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for November 28th, 2022

Snake River A cooler than average November has reduced surface action to a tight window around 11am until 2pm, although some days it can be a very active part of the day.  Riffle pools and current margins are producing best.  Ledge rock pools are producing later in the day from around 2pm to 4pm.  Midge imitations are almost the only game in town in the surface. Midge and mayfly larva/pupa are producing throughout most of…
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