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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 1st 2016

Snake River

Flows from Jackson Lake Dam have finally ramped up and we now stand at approximately 3,300cfs.  Fish have had several days to acclimate and action has been better than expected.  The best dry fly fishing has been on the lower reach from Cattleman’s down to the confluence with Pacific Creek.  It is an afternoon gig.  Surface feeding before 11am has been sporadic.  Midges, blue-winged olives, and callibaetis  – in that order – is what you will find emerging throughout the day.  There can be takes on larger #12 to #10 attractors in the lower reach of the Dead […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for May 16th, 2016

Snake River

The Snake is officially in runoff now.  Water levels are going up and clarity is going down.  Fish can still be caught with nymphs and streamers, but it will be several weeks before most of the river gets into shape.  Right now, the tailwater reach from Jackson Lake Dam down to Pacific Creek is offering the most consistent fishing.  Currently flows from the dam are at approximately 380cfs.  Clarity is almost ideal.  There is some decent dry fly action on chironomid patterns.  When there is cloud cover and precipitation, blue-winged olives will be out.  In fact, the surface […]

By |May 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|