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

Snake River

Flows are receding and the river is clear and starting to hits its stride. Still not totally on but it’s getting better by the week.  Actually, by the day.  Hatches are waning a bit and this is a good time to go with larger attractors that get into opportunistic feeders.  The reach from Jackson Lake Dam down past the Osprey Channel below the Buffalo Fork is offering the best dry fly fishing in riffles, seams, and along banks and structure.  Nymphing is the way to go from this point down until Moose Bridge. Target the same water, but […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for July 18th, 2017

Snake River

The Snake is dropping and clearing by the day and there is more fishing to be had on more reaches than we have had since runoff began. We are still a ways from being totally there, but we are getting closer by the day.

Dam to Pacific is crystal clear and fishing well with dry flies and dry-dropper rigs in seams and eddies and on banks with slower currents (including well off the banks). Double nymph rigs can also produce in the same water.  Keep the length from indicator to trailing fly in the six to seven feet length […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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

Snake River

The Snake is dropping and clearing and there can be fish caught on streamers and nymphs fished deep and heavy of most reaches above the confluence of the Hoback. There is also decent dry fly action at clear tributary confluences.  Nonetheless, the best fishing is still found on the tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam where flows are at 4200cfs and the water is damn near crystal clear.  Lots of bugs on the water – caddis, yellow sallies, gray drakes, acroneuria golden stones, and especially infrequen PMDs.  Surface activity is solid and most prevalent in eddies, riffles, and […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|