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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 25th, 2017

Snake River

Nice, cool and wet weather moved through the Snake River region over this past week, bringing with it broader hatches and more intense surface action most days. Warmer weather is on the way, although the forecast does not call for anything over 70 degrees. Autumn is finally here.

The most productive fishing is occurring from approximately 11am until late afternoon. This has been the time of the day when mahogany duns, infrequen PMDs, and Hecubas, and caddis have been most active.  Blue-winged olives are also out on colder days.  A wide array of holding water is delivering during this […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 17th, 2017

Snake River

It is mid-September and, as good as the fishing has been since runoff subsided, it is getting even better and should continue to do so over the next several weeks. Autumn is the time to be on the Snake.

Claassenia emergences and grasshopper sightings are waning noticeably, yet foam attractors and hopper patterns continue to produce well, even on those days when the weather doesn’t cooperate. Target banks, structure, bankside troughs, and – in the afternoon – riffle pools and seams with your imitations to reap the benefits of these continuing hatches. Movement of these patterns with twitches and […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for September 4th, 2017

Snake River

It’s the same-old on the Snake as it was last week. Water temps are warm and getting into the mid-60s, but starting early and ending around 4pm can pay dividends in terms of numbers and size. Claassenia stoneflies are around early in the morning.  PMDs are around from around 11am until 3pm.  You will also see caddis and grasshoppers around in bits and pieces.  But the big change has been the appearance of Hecubas in strength on the upper and middle reaches of the Snake.  This is making riffles and side channels prime real estate for those throwing […]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Fishing Reports|