Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 27th, 2019

Snake River Flows on the Snake are in recession but we are still several days away from significant visibility. As such, the tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam remains the most fishable piece of water where flows are at approximately 2,900cfs. Nymphing remains the best option above Cattleman’s while streamers are a solid choice downstream. The big change has been increased surface action with hatches of PMDs and caddis. Imitations of these bugs, as well…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 16th, 2019

Snake River Flows from Jackson Lake Dam are at 4000cfs and the tailwater reach down to Pacific Creek remains the best place to fish with substantially more visibility that the rest of the river, although clarity is not 100% due to the lingering effects of turnover from the lake. Nymphing is still best from the spillway down to Cattleman’s with double rigs in the seven to nine foot range from line/suspension device down to the…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 7th, 2019

Snake River Runoff has intensified over the past week as air temperatures have increased into the 70s. The tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam remains one of the better places to fish on the Snake at the moment where there is substantial clarity, although Jackson Lake is going into runoff which is leading to somewhat less visibility than what we have had since the last fishing report. Flows from the dam are at 2,000cfs. There…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for May 27, 2019

Snake River The tailwater reach from Jackson Lake Dam down to Pacific Creek remains the only realistic place to fish while the rest of the river remains in runoff (should be this way for several more weeks). Flows currently stand at 3,000cfs and the lake it in turnover which has resulted in less visibility. Nevertheless, there can still be decent action below the surface. Double nymph rigs are working best on the section from the…
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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for May 15th, 2019

Snake River Runoff is on and the tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam is the one piece of water that has significant clarity as always (flows currently stand at 4,000cfs and are rising). Water temps have rising into the 43 degree range, which in turn has sparked a smattering of skwalas.  If you hit the right water and get it in their faces, the fish will eat most days. Don’t expect excellent surface action. Nonetheless,…
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