Monthly Archives: %sApril 2018

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

Snake River

A good, solid week of fishing the skwala hatch has past and the Snake is officially in runoff. The best fishing now is on the tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam where the water is crystal clear and flows are actually in a sweet spot – 3,000 cfs – that we don’t usually get to see until the final week of May. Water temps are still cool up there – topping out at about 40 degrees –  so you still have to work for your fish.  But the fish are there.

Streamers have been the most consistent thing going. […]

By |April 30th, 2018|Fishing Reports|

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

Snake River

Flows from Jackson Lake Dam at approximately 2,500cfs. Lot of water but there is substantial clarity.  The Snake is fishing best on the lower reaches from Moose Bridge down to Sheep Gulch.  Dry fly action is squarely in the late afternoon hours, primarily with BWO and midge imitations.  It is almost exclusively midges on the water but skwalas are just around the corner and should be appearing this week.  However, with high flows from Jackson Lake Dam, skwalas might be delayed.  Hard to say at this moment as flows for this time of year are kind of unprecedented. […]

By |April 15th, 2018|Fishing Reports|