Fly Fishing Forecast December 23rd – January 6th

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“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in [Idaho] won’t make it ‘white’.” ~ Bing Crosby What is it that gets you into the Christmas spirit? For us, it is sharing the blessing of our beautiful valley with you. There is no better way to experience the serenity and magic of the winter than fly fishing on the Wood. Come on by the shop and we will help outfit you for an afternoon on the river. We can help you make your Christmas “white.” SILVER CREEK If you plan on fishing the Creek, remember … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast December 9th – 23th

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“Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful. Since we’ve no place to go…Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow.”~ Cahn and Styne Snow is a blessing to our valley. Not only does it make for great skiing, it is also a promise kept in our highest peaks that we will have water for the summer months to come. And during the storm, the fishing can be fantastic! Here are a few tips for winter fishing success: Like you dress for a day on the slopes, layering is key to comfort on the river. … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast November 25th – December 9th

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“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson We have much to be grateful for in the Wood River Valley including the rivers abundant with trout and the mountains coated with snow. As we head into the holiday season, we at Silver Creek Outfitters would like to express our gratitude to you. Thanks for sharing our passion for the rivers, the trout and for fly fishing. And thanks for being … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast November 11th – 25th

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“When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.” ~ Unknown You have a third choice…go fly fishing. After a mild fall, snow has blessed the valley and the mountains making the transition on our waters to a winter fishery rather abrupt. And looking at the extended forecast, there is more snow on the way. So, if you decide to spend a day fly fishing, be sure to pack a set of chains, a shovel, a blanket, some food and water, a thermos, a flask, as well as extra clothing. There will be time for shoveling and … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast October 28th – November 11th

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“My favorite thing about fishing is being able to just be. Being able to get myself as quiet inside as it is outside.” ~ Sabrina Sojourner This is a great time of year to “just be” while standing knee deep in your favorite fishing run. But, in addition to matching the quiet outside, you also need to match the temperature. Remember your layers. November days start cold, even frigid. The temperature can swing anywhere from 20 to 30 degrees between sunrise and sunset. Both SIMMS and Patagonia have an array of base, mid, and outer layers to help anglers adjust … Read More