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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for February 20th, 2017

Snake River

More variable weather in the Snake River area over the past two weeks. Some days have been in the mid-40s, while others have been in the low 30s.  Either way, fishing has been much more comfortable, and better, than it was in December and January.  Riffle, riffle pools, and seams have come on strong with a variety of nymphs; including smaller stonefly imitations, blue-winged olive patterns, and chironomids.  You do not need to fish too deep.  Generally six feet from the line-leader joint to the trailing fly is all you need to go.

There is some dry fly action […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for February 5th, 2017

Finally some warm (or warmer) weather in the area. This past December and January were colder than average for sure.  I counted 27 days since December 1st where the overnight low was below zero.  Over the past five years, we have average 11 days below zero for the entire winter.  The main impact on our fishing has been significant ice flows (primarily on the Snake.  A little bit on the South Fork).  The extended forecast calls for February to be noticeably warmer.  That could spell good things for those of you getting out on the water with rod in […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Fishing Reports|