Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for July 31st, 2021

Snake River High flows but solid visibility at the moment on the Snake and we started to see our first Claassenia stoneflies a couple of weeks ago (a good month ahead of schedule) which makes larger attractor patterns quite productive. On all reaches from Pacific Creek down to Sheep Gulch.  Caddis are still present in the early morning hours and PMDs can be around most days to at least a smattering of a degree in…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for July 21st, 2021

Snake River Flows from Jackson Lake Dam are at approximately 5,130cfs.  A lot of water, and warm water, for this time of year on the Snake.  The fishing, however, is beginning to settle down and there is plenty of opportunities as long as you are will to change your program and fish the right water. The canyon reach from South Park down to Sheep Gulch is fishing well with double nymph rigs and streamers fished…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for July 11th, 2021

Snake River Flows from Jackson Lake Dam have ramped up to meet downstream irrigation demand but the river retains substantial visibility and is fishing well, although water temps are warming fast (peaking in the high 60s) and you do have to work harder for your fish and think more outside the box than a week ago, as currents are moving really fast.  PMDs are the dominant bug on the water at the moment with a…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 30th, 2021

Snake River The Snake started to fish consistently on the surface about a week and a half ago and that trend continues as the river clears and continues to recede.  Larger fish – 16-plus – are now in the cards on almost all reaches.  Smorgasbord hatches – smaller goldens, flavs, caddis, PMDs, and yellow sallies – also continue to emerge from approximately 10am until 5pm.  Dry-dropper rigs are working best followed by tandem dry rigs.…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 22nd, 2021

Snake River Tributaries continue to recede and the Snake is getting into shape just in time for the heavy June hatches of caddis, yellow sallies, and the smaller golden stones. There is approximately two and half feet of visibility and decent surface action is happening in riffles, seams, eddies, side channels, slow current banks, and confluences. focus most of your attention on shallow riffles, as that is where there is extensive production from approximately 10am…
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