Posts Author: René Harrop

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A Taste of Fall

With daylight hours shrinking noticeably and the shoulder temperatures of each day matching similar decline, you can sense the change.Fall comes early in the high country and the signs of its...

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The Longest Summer

With a hard frost virtually certain in every month of the year and a vagrant snow storm equally likely, summer at high elevation in Henry’s Fork country is known to be pathetically short. With that...

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Hot Days and High Water

For good reason, June is the month chosen by many fly fishers for a visit to the Henry’s Fork. Consistently would describe the primary elements that June typically brings to the fortunes of...

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Water, Weather, and Wellness

In a year when mountain snowpack has failed to reach ideal level, concern for our fisheries has been the understandable response in the Henry’s Fork community. With the expectation of...

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Awakening

While the pronouncement has not always been supported by representative weather, spring has arrived on the Henry’s Fork. Perhaps the most notable seasonal indicator is a sizable increase in...

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Finding Spring

As can happen in Henry’s Fork country, the vernal equinox arrived with a winter storm that served as a reminder that nature is fully in charge of seasonal affairs. Though it began as heavy rain on...

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Breakout

For much of Idaho and other states in the Rocky Mountain west, March represents the connection point for spring. At lower elevation, folks are often anticipating the opening of golf courses and...

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The Process of Change

For much of the past three years we have fished in the presence of major alteration at one of the more prominent access points on the Henry’s Fork.Whether floating or wading, the sight and...

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Brightness in a Dark Year

It has been widely noted that pandemic restricted urban dwellers targeted the outdoors for relief in 2020. Here on the Henry’s Fork, we were on the receiving end of a sizable invasion of...

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Lucky People

In the high elevation of Henry’s Fork country, inconsistent is the only way to describe fall weather. Certainly, there are times when one can be convinced that winter lies far into the distance...