Opportunity Awaits…

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Synopsis With cooler than normal temperatures expected for the next week, valley anglers can expect to see fishing conditions improve on most of the local waterways. Tricos and Pink Alberts are in full swing and grasshoppers are very abundant this summer due to the tall streamside vegetation. Another byproduct of a wet spring is an abundant mosquito population, so wherever you go angling – make sure you’re protected. Big Wood River The Big Wood is officially in August fishing mode. Fish have started to move into the shallow riffle water and grasshoppers are bringing them to the surface. Anglers will … Read More

The Heat Is On

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Synopsis With the majority of our rivers on fire right now, the toughest decision awaiting valley anglers is where to go have a great day of fishing. The valley temperatures are expected to rise over the next few days so expect the optimal fishing to move towards the mornings and evenings. Big Wood River The Big Wood has really picked up over the past two weeks with a variety of insects hatching and water levels at an ideal flow for July fishing. The Green Drakes have begun to taper off but the fish are still opportunistically feeding on well presented … Read More

Trout Rodeo

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Synopsis With warmer temperature and less precipitation it is starting to look like most of our rivers are shaping up just in time for the big weekend. Freestone streams like the upper Big Lost and the Big Wood are just days away from safe fishing levels. Big Wood River The Wood has dropped over 350cfs in the past week and will continue to plummet throughout the weekend. Dropping water levels will create ideal conditions for the Green Drake hatch that’s about to sweep through the valley. Anglers have been finding success with Royal Stimulators, Prince Nymphs, Girdle Bugs, and Parachute … Read More