The Big Wood is starting to fish better. The water level continues to get lower and access has become easier. The bigger fish are starting to come up for small dries including Baetis, Pink Alberts and a surprisingly good caddis hatch for this late in the summer. Hoppers are around in certain areas and you can get some very big fish with these patterns. The days are still very hot so my favorite times to fish are mornings and late afternoon into the evening. As the water gets lower your fly selection will have to get smaller. Parachutes in sizes … Read More
Dave drops it like it’s hot! Dave Faltings of Silver Creek Outfitters talks about August fly fishing options for a great day on the water. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/27819540[/vimeo]
This is the time of year to fish Silver Creek. Trico spinner falls are starting up and although the hatches have been inconsistent the fish are starting to pod up in the mornings. The spinner fall usually starts around 8:30-9:30 and can last anywhere from 30 minutes to a couple of hours. As the hatch progresses you will also see big hatches of Baetis and PMD’s spinners and it pays to switch off patterns because some fish will key on one bug and avoid everything else. The trico’s are very small and you will need size 22-24 patterns on some … Read More
Late July Faltings Report from Silver Creek Outfitters on Vimeo. Dave Faltings gives the scoop on how things are fishing here in late July.