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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for April 1st, 2018

Snake River

Warmer temps the past two week has kicked off spring in a good way for the Snake. Still a lot of midges around but a lot more Capnias and more consistent emergences of blue-winged olives in the afternoon regardless of cloud cover and precipitation.

Dry fly fishing has been best from about 11am until around 4pm. The most consistency is still found in slower margin of seams and in eddies and back channels with some degree of inflow from upstream.  However, there is more action now in the shallow inside turns of riffles and in riffle margins and tailouts, […]

By |March 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for March 16th, 2018

Snake River

The March warm up is officially underway. Temperatures over the past week have been in the mid-40s just about every day.  This is making for some very comfortable fishing.

The main bugs on the water have been midges and Capnia stoneflies, both of which you will find on the surface during the afternoon hours.  Midges, in fact, are everywhere and can carpet the water and the banks in many places.  Fishing has been most productive in riffle pools and riffle margins, shallow inside turn of riffles, and on seams.  There is also brief (one to one-and-a-half hours) of feeding […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for March 2nd, 2018

Snake River
Variable air temperatures again over the past month but when it has been warm (35 degrees-plus, particularly the first half of the month) fishing has been decent on the surface and better than decent below the surface on nymphs and streamers.  Midges continue to dominate the scene with afternoon top water feeding occurring along riffle margins, riffle tailouts, the tail of seams, and in eddies.  These are good place to fish both midge adults/emergers, and larva or pupa imitations.
Just within the past few days we have started to see our first winter stones of the year.  By no […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Fishing Reports, Uncategorized|