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Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for May 15th, 2019

Snake River

Runoff is on and the tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam is the one piece of water that has significant clarity as always (flows currently stand at 4,000cfs and are rising). Water temps have rising into the 43 degree range, which in turn has sparked a smattering of skwalas.  If you hit the right water and get it in their faces, the fish will eat most days.  Don’t expect excellent surface action.  Nonetheless, there can be enough activity in the right places to keep you happy if you don’t get greedy.

The upper half of this section is fishing […]

By |May 15th, 2019|Fishing Reports|

Snake River Angler Fly Fishing Report for May 3rd, 2019

Snake River

Runoff is underway on the Snake, although fluctuating high elevation air temperatures can bring on increased visibility from Pacific Creek down to Hoback. When this visibility is around three feet, there is opportunity for surface action on skwala patterns and large, articulated streamers.  This activity can last anywhere from two to four hours in the afternoon, typically from between noon and 3pm.

The tailwater reach below Jackson Lake Dam offers the most consistent fishing where there is significant clarity and flows from the dam standing at 2,100cfs. Water temperatures are still cold, fluctuating from between 36 degrees and 40 […]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Fishing Reports|