Posts Category: FISHING REPORTS

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Report 7/7/20

Summer has arrived here in Island Park -- finally. While the cooler temps and clouds were great for fishing, it's been nice to see the sun. (We'll probably be praying for clouds and rain in a week or...

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Report 6/30/20

It's been a wild weather week here on the caldera. Started out sunny and warm with highs near 80, and it's currently 40 degrees and raining at high noon. It does NOT feel like July out there, but...

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Report 6/23/20

Another successful Ranch Opener has come and gone. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to host our annual hog roast and band thanks to Covid, but were still able to catch up with old friends on the back...

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The 2019 Season on the Harriman Ranch

The 2019 season provided periods of excellent fishing. My clients and I landed 149 good rainbows in 513 hours on the water. (From this point forward each time I address a “rainbow” or a...

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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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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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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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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...

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Spring Thaw

Fishing around the area over the past couple of weeks could be described as marginal at best. The reason is due to river/water and weather conditions. We have been in the middle of low to...

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Report March 19, 2019

Spring 2019The official first day of Spring is still a couple of days away, and it cannot come soon enough. We have just experienced one of the most severe February’s on record. I have heard it...