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Report June 18, 2018

Yesterday was the opening of the fishing season on the Railroad Ranch section of the Henry’s Fork. This is a much anticipated event in the lives of many fly fishermen both near and far. On...

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Report June 10, 2018

Around this time of year for the past 40 years I drive into Yellowstone National Park and fish the Firehole River. The Firehole opens to fishing on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and a lot...

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Report June 4, 2018

We have started to see adult salmon flies emerging in the Box Canyon and below and above the Coffee Pot Canyon. The hatch in both sections should be in full swing over the next couple of days. ...

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Salmon Flies and High Water

There was never a question that we would see high water on the Henry’s fork in twenty eighteen, it was just a matter of when.Despite substantially higher winter release of water, Island Park...

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Report May 25, 2018

Fishing Report: Chasing the Salmonflies I am sitting at the bar at Trouthunter watching the water race by outside. The river is bank full due to yesterday’s water releases from the Island Park Dam...

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Report May 14, 2018

Fishing Report May 11, 2018The osprey are back and on their nests, the antelope are out on the Flat Ranch meadows and the curlews have joined them; the bears are coming out of their dens and...

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Optimism on the Henry's Fork

On the Henry’s Fork, I know few who would challenge May as the most anticipated month of the year.With a long winter safely behind and a new season freshly at hand, a sense of excitement and...

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Storm over Harriman

With the Idaho Legislature now adjourned for the year, we who care for the Henry’s Fork and the Harriman Ranch in particular can finally breathe a sigh of relief.House Bill 496 which carried a...

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A Winter Report

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the New Year and here we are half way through the month of March. Old man winter has been a fickle beast so far. By the middle of February we...

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Resisting Despair

Whether expressed vocally or in writing, John McDaniel’s words always carry weight with me. His report of the 2017 season on the Harriman Ranch (February 15, 2018 under Tangles-Guide’s Blog)...