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Remembering a Gentleman

To my knowledge, he never lived in Idaho but Jim Dean was as much a part of the Henry’s Fork fishing community as nearly any resident.For several decades this unique man from North Carolina was...

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Report November 20, 2017

Things are starting to wind down up here in Last Chance but that’s not to say that it is over. We still have a few Blue Wings and Midges hatching and they are producing some decent dry fly...

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Remnants

Rather than choices, it is shrinking daylight hours and weather that limit outdoor activity as another season comes to a close.A sunset that travels noticeably south along Thurman Ridge lengthens the...

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Report October 28, 2017

Every year I look forward to spending a few days fishing on the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park during the month of October.  It’s a wonderful time of year to be on the river for...

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Fall on the Ranch

Speaking for myself I must say that I have been enjoying some of the best Fall fishing of recent memory on the "Railroad Ranch” section of the Henry’s Fork.  It all started several...

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The Final Month

While we are barely at its doorstep, it seems as though October arrived more than two weeks ago. In fact, there were days when cold wind and heavy snow gave the impression that the tenth month...

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Report September 25, 2017

Our weather began to change in a significant way this past Thursday.  Temperatures started to drop, clouds moved in and rain began to fall. This change turned a good Mahogany hatch into a...

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Report September 9, 2017

A much wiser man than myself once said "You can observe a lot by watching!” The other day I drove into Harriman State Park and walked over to Millionaire’s Pool to see if there was anything...

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A Bridge Between Seasons

Although signs of change usually begin to appear by mid-August, September marks the transition of summer into fall in the high country.  While the days become noticeably shorter and the...

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Report August 22, 2017

I have had reports of ants out and on the water so after a short hiatus from the Henry’s Fork I decided to get back on the home waters.  Yesterday I headed over to one of my favorite...