Monthly Archives: %sJune 2017

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for July 1st 2017

Snake River

All the tributaries are receding and the Snake below Pacific Creek is going to be fishing sooner than it is later. Many of us picked.  The 1st of August as the date the Snake would start fishing.  It now might be mid-July.

At the moment, the tailwater reach from Jackson Lake Dam down to Pacific Creek remains the best fishing place to be on the Snake. Releases from Jackson Lake Dam have been reduced to 3000cfs and lake turnover is for the most part over, which means this section is damn close to crystal clear.  What is more, the […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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

Snake River

The tailwater reach from Jackson Lake Dam (flows currently at 3,700cfs) has cleared noticeably from two weeks ago when lake turnover occurred. We were still getting into fish during the turnover period and action should pick up even more over the coming weeks. And we are starting to see a lot more bugs, including infrequen PMDs, caddis, smaller stoneflies, and bwos (the later especially on those days with cooler, wetter weather).  There are also callibaetis appearing from the dam down to Cattlemans.  As a result, more fish are starting to eat on the surface on just about every […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for June 10th, 2017

Snake River

Flows from Jackson Lake Dam increased to 5,000 and the lake went into turnover on June 6th, turning the tailwater reach off-color.  As a result, fishing requires a bit more concentration below the dam.  Fish have acclimated to the higher flows and this part of the river is starting to clear to its  pre-June 2nd levels.  Fishing is still best with double nymph rigs fished along seams, eddies, and deep riffles.  The lower reach below Cattlemans is producing with streamers fished along banks and structure.  Expect fishing to continue to improve over the next week.  Remember that this […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Fishing Reports|