Fishing Forecast February 20th – March 6th

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I was strolling across the River Run walking bridge after a day of skiing and, as always, I stopped to check the water and see if I could spot a trout or two. All through the cold snap of January and into early February I hadn’t seen a single fish in the soft seam on the right bank as you look up the river. But today I counted a dozen or more fish scattered up the seam from the bubble line in the slowest water near the bank all the way into the heart of the riffle… and all were … Read More

Fishing Forecast February 6th – 20th

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We are officially half way through winter. The days are getting longer and the sun is getting higher in the sky. More solar heating is a good thing for fishing and February and March can offer the best fishing opportunities of the winter season. The winter midge action on all our fisheries should continue to increase in productivity and more trout will come out of their winter funk and begin to feed with abandon as they fatten up for the spring spawn. In short, we are heading into the best part of the winter season and those anglers who have … Read More

Fishing Forecast January 23rd – February 6th

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Due to the high pressure which has dominated the weather pattern in the Pacific Northwest for the last two weeks, most of the waters below 5000 feet are frigid. Fortunately for us, we are mostly above the bitter cold inversion in the Wood River Valley and will have relatively pleasant day time highs at or near freezing  temps. We have lots of sunshine in the forecast with just a chance of snow as we get into February.  For fishing, this means it will be best to stay on the Wood or the Lost and wait for the inversion to break … Read More