Fly Fishing Forecast 9/21 – 9/28

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“Fly rods in hand they entered into the natural world, a world of risk, chance, raw energy, adventure.” – Harry Middleton The 36th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships were held in Vail, Colorado last week and Fly Fishing Team USA finished on the podium for the second time in two years. This is also the second year SCO guide Bret Bishop served as the team captain. These gentlemen went up against the best competitive teams in the world, twenty-four in all, including Spain, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Finland, Poland, and England to name a few. In the end, Team USA … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast March 31- April 13

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“When I’m fishing and hunting with the right attitude, I reenter the woods and river with a moment-by-moment sense of the glories of creation, of the natural world as a living fabric of existence, so that I’m both young again but also 70,000 years old.” —Jim Harrison from Field & Stream, 2003 Thank you Mr. Harrison for your inspirational life and words. You remind us of the importance of staying connected to the woods and the river. Even with the Big Wood and South Fork of the Boise closing the end of March until the end of May, our fishing … Read More

Fly Fishing Forecast January 6th – 20th

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“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ~ Albert Einstein Any fool can tell you that one of the wonders of fly fishing is that there is always more to know and understand. January 9th and 10th, the Western Idaho Fly Fishing Expo in Boise is a great opportunity to build on your fishing understanding. There will be a diverse range of information to absorb from stillwater mastery with Phil Rowley to Tenkara simplicity with Craig Mathews. Also our own guide and captain of Fly Fishing Team USA, Bret Bishop, will be sharing lessons learned at the last … Read More

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 August 26th – September 2nd‏

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“If fishing interferes with your business, give up your business…the trout do not rise in Greenwood Cemetery.” ~ Sparse Grey Hackle The nonstop flights into Sun Valley continue into the fall season and some great deals can be found! The cool fall mornings, the yellow, orange foliage, and some of the best fishing of the season awaits. And with school back in session, the crowds have dispersed. There is no time like the present to make fishing in Sun Valley your business! SILVER CREEK The Creek is transitioning from a summer fishery into its fall glory. The Tricos have run … Read More