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Tread Lightly

"Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt Love is astir in the waters of the Henry’s Fork. Love of a more primitive nature that is. Yes indeed...

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Signs

At a mile or so above sea level in the northern hemisphere, winter’s journey to the season of renewal is marked by pitiful increments of advancement in temperature and daylight hours. It is not...

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Report 2/4/15

It’s a winter wonderland up here in Henry’s Fork country. What better place to spend a day fly fishing for trout? The river isn’t crowded, the trout are hungry and hooking big wild...

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2014: A Strange Year

In a winter rescued by late snow in March and April, flows on the Henry’s Fork met survival needs for trout and insects. And while short of the ideal levels of recent years, water managers...

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For Love of a River

As a younger man, the thought of more than a few days away from fishing could bring on a state of self-pity based on deprival. This would invariably happen in December when seasonal closings or...

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Bottom of the Arc

Shortly before leaving for St. Anthony and the lower Henry’s Fork where Bonnie and I spend half the year, I chatted with Rich and Jon over coffee at TroutHunter. It was a cold morning in late...

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2014 Late Summer / Early Fall Ranch Recap

In this report I address experiences I had guiding and fishing on the Ranch during the last week of August and the first two weeks of September.  Until the period between 27 August and 14...

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Report 10/6/14

It sure has been nice around these parts. We’re in the middle of an indian summer as of this writing, and hopefully it is not the last of the good-good weather. With old man winter’s arrival...

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Low Water and Light Lines

Like the weather, a river is changed by the seasons. In October the Henry’s Fork flows are at about 25% of peak summer levels and the resulting changes in the fishery are multiple. This...

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Report 10/1/14

Fall is undoubtedly in the air here in Henry’s Fork country. This past week has been a little soggy, but the wet weather has really accelerated the BWO hatches. Prolific daily hatches are coating...