Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for December 2nd, 2019

Snake River Cooler temps after a pretty warm November. As expected, chironomid imitations are working best on the surface. Top water action has been in the afternoon from roughly 12pm until around 4pm, with the heart of activity from the 1pm to 3pm timeframe. Target slow water pools ate the tail and mid-section of riffles as well as backwater side channels. Nymph rigs are producing from about 10am and through the afternoon in both the…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for November 16th, 2019

Snake River Midges are everywhere at the moment and some days emergences can be solid from around 10am until mid-afternoon. BWOs are emerging squarely in the afternoon hours, but are not near as strong as what we are seeing with midges. Surface action has been sporatic but when it does happen it is after 11:30pm. Target riffles, seams, ledge rock pools, and submerged structure. Nymphing has been the most consistent approach for getting into numbers.…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for November 2nd, 2019

Snake River Midges have been out in force on most reaches just about every day from the 11am to 3pm. Blue-winged olives are also making an appearance when air temps are in the 40s, especially on those days when we have cloud cover and precipitation. Their imitations are working best on the surface. Moderately sized attractors are still producing with grabby fish, especially in the morning, but play second fiddle to midges and BWOs in…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for October 22nd, 2019

Snake River Decent fishing upstream of Wilson Bridge but better and more consistent results are being found below Wilson and down to Sheep Gulch most days. Expect to see a smattering of PMDs and October caddis on warm, sunny days and BWOs and mahogany duns on cooler, wetter days. Surface action begins around 1pm most days regardless of weather, although moderately sized attractors will get into fish as early as 11pm in intermittent fashion. Target…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for October 12th, 2019

Snake River Mostly PMDs and mahogany duns on the water this month but colder and wetter days (which we have had a fair amount of so far over the past two weeks) BWOs show up on the scene and can be out in force. This is especially the case on the lower reaches from Wilson Bridge down to Sheep Gulch. Top water activity is fleeting in the morning hours, although those who wish to be…
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