Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for October 17th, 2020

Snake River It’s been a good October on the Snake so far with decent to solid emergences of October caddis, mahogany duns and BWOs most days.  Fishing has been best on the lower reaches from Wilson Bridge down to Sheep Gulch.  Surface action has been best from 12:30pm to 4pm generally.  Target riffles, seams, eddies, banks with slow to moderate currents, side channels, and confluences. Nymphing is hit-or-miss most days but the best action has…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Reports for October 7th, 2020

Snake River Releases from Jackson Lake Dam are at their projected winter flows for the year and, with extreme clarity, dry fly fishing has been solid.  PMDs are still about, as are mahogany duns and BWOs and some intermittent emergences of October caddis.  The sweet spot has been from around noon until 5pm.  Morning hours are best fished with dry foam attractors in tandem with a caddis or mayfly imitations.  Target riffles, banks with slow…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 27th, 2020

Snake River Hecubas, PMDs, mahogany duns, and BWOs are on the water each day and can be heavy on those days with cloud cover and precipitation.  There are also a smattering of October caddis starting to appear.  With the Snake near its lowest flows since March, dry fly fishing with attractors and mayfly imitations has been relatively consistent from around 10:30am to 5pm, with a wider window occurring with rain and clouds.  The inside turn…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 18th, 2020

Snake River Continued emergences of Claassenia and Hecuba and still a decent amount of PMDs around.  Both surface and subsurface action has been consistent on all reaches from around 10:30am until 4pm.  It might be the widest window we have had on the Snake this year.  Attractor, hopper, and stonefly imitations have been working well in all water types.  It is also worth trying carpenter ant imitations in the #14 -#16 range (naturals have been…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 9th, 2020

Snake River Flows have been dropping from Jackson Lake Dam and, with the clarity, this almost feels like the fishing we get a month from now (minus the 80-plus degree air temps).  Claassenia and Hecuba are out alongside PMDs and the latter two, along with BWOs, are heavily present on wetter days primarily from Deadmans Bar down to South Park Bridge.  Stoneflies patterns are working throughout the day in just about every type of holding…
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