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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for February 25th, 2015

Snake River

Fishing has been best on the middle reaches from Moose down to South Park and on the lower reaches in Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Midges dominate the surface, but we are starting to see our first winter black stoneflies on the water (another indicator of a warm winter).  Riffle and seam tailouts are the most productive targets, but we are seeing more and more action at the heads of these types of holding water.

Effective nymphs – Ice Cream Cone Midges, Booty’s Day-2 Midge Pupa, Zebra Midges, Flashback Pheasant Tail Nymphs, Copper Johns in red, black, or olive, Lightening Bugs, […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for February 9th, 2015

Snake River

An unusually warm winter continues and the fishing remains pretty solid.  This coming week has the forecast well into the 40s most days.  Chironomid larva/pupa imitations are still the main taker on the Snake, but BWO and smaller stonefly imitations are also working well.  No sign of our February Capnia emergences yet, but with these warm temps they will probably be right around the corner.  Riffles have been fun to fish with the best action happening in slow tailouts and at the heads (the latter in the afternoon primarily).  Production can also be fan in seams and on […]

By |February 8th, 2015|Fishing Reports|