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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for February 1st, 2016

Snake River
Variable temperatures over the past couple of weeks.  Sometimes our highs are in the 20s, other times they are in the mid to upper 30s.  Either way, we have been getting surface eats when we are out there.  Nothing of-the-charts, but some afternoons you can find a pod that moves into the head of a riffle or a seam and the top-water eats will happen with a fair amount of consistency.
As usual, the best activity has been in the afternoons from about noon or 1pm until 4pm.  The tails of seams and riffles, as well as current margins, […]

By |January 31st, 2016|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for January 17th, 2016

Snake River

Fairly consistent valley temps over the past week with high in the mid-20s to mid-30s. This is midging weather for the most part and that is what’s working in a variety of water types. Much of the action has been in the tail of riffle pools and seams, but there has also been activity at the head of inside turns and at the head of riffles. The few flats that are on the Snake this time of year have also had some action – particularly with dry flies – for about one to two hours in mid-afternoon.

Nymphing is […]

By |January 17th, 2016|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for January 6th, 2016

Snake River

Much cooler weather over the holidays resulted in some uncomfortable fishing for about a week, but it has warmed up significantly and you won’t be freezing your butt off while trying to bust ice out of your guides. It is more than worth it to be out there during the tight sweet spot for activity – currently between 12pm and 4pm. Expect a wider window during those days when daytime temps get close to or exceed 40 degrees. Nymphing can be good in riffle pools and along seam margins. The heads of these features have had some surprising […]

By |January 17th, 2016|Fishing Reports|