Early March Fishing Forecast

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The Big Wood River will fish very good in the month of March. As the temperatures warm up expect very good midge fishing. You will want dries and nymphs for this time of year. Pattern size will be critical and I like very small flies for this time of year. My favorite dries are Trailing Shuck Midges and griffith’s Gnats on top. Be aware that you might see them bulging for these flies on top but many times they want a fly just under the surface. Tungsten Zebras and other bead head nymphs will work but you also need nymphs … Read More

Faltings’ Fishing Forecast

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I expect the Big Wood to fish better in February as temperatures rise on some days. It will still be weather dependent but on those days when temperatures are above freezing the fishing can be good. Expect to see midges especially on cloudy overcast days and you will want various stages of this bug. I like to carry surface patterns such as the Trailing Shuck Midge and Griffiths Gnats in different sizes along with some emergers like a Stillborn or cripple. You will need to use 6x tippets and if you need some visability add a bigger dry fly like … Read More