2019

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The Flavors of Fall

Like a fine meal, the flavors of fall in the high country are spread on a striking visual setting where the primary entrée is fly fishing but the tasty choices are multiple. It is now many years...

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A Guide's Day Off

It seems to arrive each year at about this time when four of the busy six- month guiding season now lie behind. Sun weathered and somewhat gaunt, the guides of TroutHunter wear a hollow-eyed...

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Seasonal Adjustment

Like the multicolored flowers that once adorned the expansive meadows of Harriman, the fat of the fishing season has become just a memory. The long days of early June and well into July bring with...

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Report June 29, 2019

The other night my wife and I decided to try a little evening fishing at one of our favorite spots in the Last Chance area. We arrived at the river around 7 pm and were surprised that no one else was...

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The Vagaries of Mountain Weather

In Island Park, Idaho, there is little uncommon about morning frost and snow on the Henry’s Fork, unless it occurs on June twenty first. This was the weather that greeted the first day of summer...

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Report June 14, 2019

This past weekend saw our weather change drastically. Day time high temperatures dropped from the 60’s and 70’s to the 40’s and low 50’s. Nighttime temps were at or near freezing. Along...

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Ranch Opener - a History

Ranch Opener PartyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to searchThis article is about the party. For other uses, see www.trouthunt.com (self promotion)Ranch Opener Party...

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The Fishing that Never Was

I usually start my fishing reports with a story about some fishing experience I had during the prior week. Last week I thought I would drive over to Yellowstone Park for the opener on the Firehole...

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Waiting for Salmon Flies

On a river largely defined by its diverse population of aquatic insects, the giant Salmon Fly hatch ranks near or at the top of the most anticipated events on the Henry’s Fork.It is widely known...

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Spring Creek Getaway

This past weekend Minori, Yogi and I headed north to the Paradise Valley just south of Livingston, Montana. We spent a couple of days at Nelson’s Spring Creek Ranch. We stayed at the lodge and...