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Report May 24, 2017

Salmonflies!  Salmonflies!  Salmonflies!    Let the madness begin.  The adult bugs showed up in force on Sunday and I must say it has been a pretty impressive hatch...

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Report May 17, 2017

You know what they say! If you like/don’t like the Idaho weather just wait five minutes it will change.  After treating us to five days of beautiful Spring weather at the beginning...

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Report May 8, 2017

April was a lion of a month weather wise but May has come in as gentle as a lamb.  Over the years I have come to look forward to the months of April and October with great anticipation....

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Positives

Anyone who fished the caldera section of the Henry’s Fork from late June through August of last year was exposed to considerable disruption in terms of water level and clarity. With...

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Report April 26, 2017

It's late April and after a long winter we locals look forward to some nice spring weather and some of our favorite fishing of the entire year.  A weekend trip to Idaho Falls teased...

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An April Menu

That spring is a process is never clearer than to a fly fisherman.  And while those who live at the high elevation of Island Park are only now beginning to see signs of a changing season...

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Courage

John McDaniel’s annual Ranch report (read it here) is something that I look forward to as much as anything that appears on the TroutHunter website. With more than thirty...

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Catching up at TroutHunter

In late January, anyone driving into Last chance, Idaho from points south will encounter a different world than what most folks who visit this community are accustomed to...

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The 2016 Season on the Harriman Ranch

From 2012 through 2015, it was fun to write my annual report on Ranch fishing.  This year it is difficult.  My clients and I invested more than 400 hours on the water between 15 June...

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A Hopeful Look Forward

Over what has become a fairly long life, I have come to understand that it is hope more than anything that allows us to weather difficult times.  In the Rocky Mountain west, 2016...