Fishing Forecast August 28th – Sept. 4th, 2013

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  With the Beaver Creek Wildfire 92% contained and Wagon Days on the horizon, this is looking to be a spectacular start to our late summer fly fishing here in the Wood River Valley. Still, it is fire season in the West, which means that we will see some smoke in the air depending on which way the wind blows. But lately we have seen a lot of blue sky, thanks to the unbelievable efforts of the Firefighters. It will be interesting to monitor the impact of these recent fires around the South Fork of the Boise and the Big … Read More

Fishing Forecast August 21st – 28th

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The Beaver Creek fire has been a tough hit to our entire community. We have so much to be grateful for however. The fishing in the area has been quite outstanding, and we remain open daily 8-6, and our online store open 24-7. Despite the fire, the smoke, the mandatory and pre-evacuation notices, Silver Creek Outfitters has remained open and the fishing opportunities have been good. As of the 19th, the pre-evacuation orders have been lifted for most of Ketchum and Sun Valley. However, many communities are still evacuated up and down the Valley and many communities remain under pre-evacuation … Read More

UPDATED : Fishing Forecast August 14th – 21st

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To our friends outside the area, a local wildfire is affecting some activities in the Ketchum Sun Valley community. We are monitoring evacuations in certain areas, as well as air quality. Visit this link for more info, or call the shop to check on the status of your upcoming fishing trip or plans to visit the region, as some but not all areas are affected. http://inciweb.org/incident/3635/ This August, let’s get small. As the Tricos on the Creek get smaller, as they always do late in the hatch, so shall your flies and tippet sizes if you wish to remain successful. … Read More

Fishing Forecast August 7th – 14th

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The second week of August and we still have a lot of great fishing opportunities to look forward to on the Big Wood, Silver Creek, the Big Lost and the other fisheries in the Valley and beyond. Keep in mind, with the smaller bugs and lower water,  the fishing this time of year can tests your skills, so you might consider attending one of our free casting clinics to help give you the edge. Please also keep in mind that as the water drops and warms up that we treat the fish with respect by returning them quickly to the … Read More