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

Snake River

We are in full-on winter fishing now. Over the past week and half, the majority of productive fishing has been with midge larva and pupa imitations on the margin of seams, the current margin of riffles, and the tail of riffle pools (basically, target slower water types at the edge of faster current).  Egg patterns are also worth fishing in the same water, as we are probably dead center of the whitefish spawn at the moment.

Surface action is not going to be there every day in a consistent fashion. When it is there, it will be squeezed into […]

By |November 30th, 2018|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for November 15th, 2018

Snake River

Cutties have moved into their winter lies for the most part – primarily backwater channels, large eddies, and deeper riffle pools with moderate current speeds. Nonetheless, there still are a fair amount of fish holding in typical summer and autumn water such as seams, riffles and bankside troughs.  The action in the former is starting around noon-ish, while the latter might not turn on until around 2pm or later.  Both are worth hitting if you time it right.

Chironomids are the name of the game for the most part. Any BWO activity is sporadic and it takes having an […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Fishing Reports|