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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for March 26th, 2017

Snake River

Flows from Jackson Lake Dam are currently at 3,000cfs. This is definitely the highest I can remember seeing flows this early in the season.  We were dealing mostly with streamers a week and a half ago as fish continued to acclimate to higher water.  That acclimation has, for the most part taken place.  A little by little, more fish are being caught on dries and nymphs, thanks in large part to increasing water temps in response to warming air temperatures.  But it is still sporadic an takes targeting the right water at the right time.  Streamers will take […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for March 6th, 2017

Snake River

Daytime temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s has produced very comfortable fishing as well as some of the best action on the water of the year so far. A variety of nymphs are producing in riffles, riffle pools, seams, and bankside troughs.  This includes everything from larger stonefly imitations to smaller chironomid patterns.  It’s still almost exclusively midges on the water, but little black stones and little brown stones should be right around the corner.

We are starting to see more fish eating midge adults and emergers on the surface. This is happening primarily at the current […]

By |March 5th, 2017|Fishing Reports|