2017

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A Better Time for the Henry’s Fork

Thus far, the summer of 2017 has found the Henry’s Fork fishing community in better spirits than has been observed in recent memory.   Through four consecutive years late June...

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Jamie McLean Band @ TroutHunter

Jamie McLean Band Live @ TroutHunter, Sunday & Monday, July 23rd & 24th. 9pm. FREE. Best known for providing his tasteful guitar textures to the New Orleans-based jazz outfit the...

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Report July 20, 2017

Several years ago, a friend of mine that has guided on the Henry’s Fork for more than twenty years showed me a fly that he insinuated was a silver bullet when it came to fooling difficult fish on...

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Report July 6, 2017

I am writing this report just a half hour after coming home from a very interesting morning on the Railroad Ranch section of the Henry’s Fork.  I arrived at the Log Jam parking lot at...

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Chasing the Green

When it comes to working harder for fish, I am no different than anyone else on the Henry’s Fork in 2017.   With reduced trout populations combining with weaker hatches than usual, I...

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Report June 25, 2017

I just got back to Idaho from a two week fishing trip to Japan where I experienced some spectacular fishing for Japan’s native trout the Yamame, the Jewel of Japan, and the Iwana, a Japanese char...

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A Tale of Two Caps

On a lovely afternoon last June, I sat on the grassy bank of the lower Henry’s Fork of the Snake River near Ashton, Idaho waiting for what I hoped would be a fine evening of fishing.  My son...

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Report June 13, 2017

Been a little chilly up here on the caldera the last couple of days and looks to continue through today; the long term forecast is calling for highs in uppers 70's, calmer winds, and minimal...

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The Month of Hatches

As a fly fisherman living on the Henry’s Fork, June is the month I look forward to the most.  Known most notably for its hatches, the river reaches its peak with respect to dry fly...

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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...