Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 23rd, 2018

Snake River A bit of a feeling of staleness a week ago for the Snake, but since then cooler temperatures, with highs topping out in the upper 60s – have moved in. This has set the Snake on the right track for some good fishing to close out the month.  Nonetheless, nothing is easy this year and you will still have to work for your fish.  It’s not the typical September.  Being focused will help…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 3rd, 2018

Snake River The Snake is fishing well on every reach, but there is some inconsistency from day to day. One bigger change that has happened compared to the past month or so is that the action is occurring a little later in the day.  There is OK fishing in the morning with better action happening from around 10:30 am and continuing until about 5pm, after which action slows a bit. PMDs dominate the scene. Claassenia…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for August 20th, 2018

Snake River PMD emergences are fairly consistent on just about every reach of the Snake. The big news, however, is  that we are starting to see our first Claassenia stoneflies of the season and grasshopper are coming on strong.  Carpenter ants are also present just about every day and on every reach.  All of this is a big reason when moderately sized attractor patterns continue to produce and are actually producing better than a week…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for August 10th, 2018

Snake River The Snake continues to fish well on just about every reach with the best action being from approximately 10am until 2:30pm. The morning hours prior to 10am are fishing better than the late afternoon hours when water temps are warming pretty fast and surface activity slows.  Take that with a grain of salt, however, because some afternoons are pretty solid.  The action after 4pm might not be good for the fish. PMD emergences…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for August 1st, 2018

Snake River The Snake has turned on in a big way over the past two weeks with crystal clear water and descending water levels. Numbers to the boat can still be big most days, but we are now seeing many more 12” to 18” fish eating on and below the surface and 19-plus inch fish are beginning to show themselves. The upper reaches in the Park and the mid-reaches from Moose down to South Park…
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