Sunny Days

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Synopsis For now, the rain has passed. The forecast calls for sun and mild weather for the foreseeable future and, as a result, most of our freestone streams should drop and clear. The recent change in weather has had some unpredictable effects on the local hatches. Last night, a few lucky anglers were able to catch a great Brown Drake hatch on Silver Creek! This is about three weeks late but we’ve had a very unusual June, so we’ll take it. Big Wood River The Big Wood is dropping slowly and starting to run clearer. Anglers are finding success on … Read More

Blame it on the Rain

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Synopsis The recent rains that have plagued the Wood River Valley will likely continue through the weekend. Rains have extended the seasonal runoff on our freestone streams, so Silver Creek and The South Fork of the Boise are probably the best options for anglers. The good news is that all of our regional watersheds are now over the 100% annual precipitation mark, so we should have plenty of water for the summer. Big Wood River The Wood has risen over the past week and has become off-color due to recent mudslides. These unfavorable conditions should subside once the weather shapes … Read More

Daytime Drakes

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Synopsis The Drakes are popping on Silver Creek and the Big Wood River is dropping and clearing fast. According to recent forecasts, the weather will likely stay cool and overcast through the weekend, helping to drop river levels and ignite periodic daytime hatches. Big Wood River The Big Wood has been dropping and clearing rapidly over the past five days. Adventurous anglers can start to fish the braids and side channels with large nymphs and dries, but should use caution when wading. If the Big Wood continues to drop and clear at this pace, we should be in for some … Read More