Fishing Forecast October 29th – November 12th

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“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”- Nathaniel Hawthorne Sunday, November 2nd is the end of Daylight Saving Time and with the days already getting shorter as we move towards the December Solstice,our autumnal sunshine is very precious. There is plenty of time to hibernate in the months to come. Don’t waste these days inside; get out and enjoy the fall fly fishing opportunities while you can. Carpe Diem.   SILVER CREEK The Creek will continue to fish well in the afternoon, once the hatch activity reaches its peak. Expect good … Read More

Fishing Forecast October 15th to 29th

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“I am so glad I live in a land where there are Octobers.”- L.M.Montgomery October is more than just an excuse to drink beer or don a costume and trick or treat. October days are among the most pleasant of the year. For a fly fisherman, October means Fall Baetis, Mahogany Duns, Red Quills, and aggressively feeding fish. These are the last good hatches of the year, and the fish know it. But October is more than that. Often I find my self setting my rod down and taking a seat on the bank to observe the fall splendor. There … Read More

Fishing Forecast October 8th – 15th

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“There are as many reasons why and ways to fish as there are people who do it.”- Russell Chatham Why? A season can be a reason: Cottonwoods bejeweled in gold; Mountains tipped with snow; Windshields frosted with morning dew. And the colors…Blue Winged Olive, Mahogany, Red Quill, Golden Brown…are reason enough. While I love all the seasons in which trout can be caught, like Hemingway’s famous quote, I love the fall best. Come discover for yourself the whys and ways of October in the Wood River Valley. You will not be disappointed. SILVER CREEKThe Fall Baetis and the Mahogany Duns … Read More

Fishing Forecast October 1st to 8th

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“What brings us back to fishing is its glorious uncertainty”- Arnold Gingrich In fly fishing, the anticipation adds to the drama. Will the hatch be early or late? Will it happen at all? Each cast, each presentation becomes a question. Do I have the right fly? The right drift? Will the fish rise again? Did I put him down? I wade deep in ambiguity, never knowing what the day holds…”glorious uncertainty.” One thing is for certain; Fly fishing in October is a must.   SILVER CREEK The rain has been good for the Creek and flows are back up to … Read More