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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for April 22nd, 2019

Snake River

Surface water temps are hitting 48 degrees and this means that skwalas are starting to come out in a big way. The down side is that flow from Jackson Lake Dam are ramping up and currently stand at 2,100cfs..  Tributaries are on the rise as well. We are not in full runoff yet but it will be happening soon. Nonetheless, if you hit the right water at the right time – roughly noon to 5pm – the surface action with moderately sized attractors can be more than respectable.  There is around three feet of visibility.  That will probably […]

By |April 21st, 2019|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for April 10th, 2019

Snake River

Warmer temps and some low elevation precipitation over the past couple of weeks in the Jackson Hole area is helping to add some diversity to the surface action on the Snake. We still have Capnias and midges emerging.  With the current weather, however, we are starting to see more blue-winged olives on the surface, particularly in the early to mid-afternoon hours.  At times it can occur as early as 11am.  Slow water types are still prime targets, but riffles and seams are starting to become just as important.  Shallow riffles with depths in the two foot range can […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Fishing Reports|