Posts Category: HARROP'S FORKED TONGUES

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The Magic of June

With the zest of variety as a basis, June could quite easily be declared the most magical of months in Henry’s Fork country.With snowfall and freezing temperatures left largely in the...

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The Gateway to Summer

It is not in the too distant past that May in Henry’s Fork country was owned by local residents that do not leave during what is known as the off season.With fishing as the primary attraction...

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The Energy of a New Season

In mountain country, Spring is a process measured in small increments of change. It begins with a slow accumulation of daylight hours that finally exceed those of darkness, and the world responds...

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TroutHunter in Winter

At thirty-five miles, it is not a long drive from winter home at St. Anthony to another home that Bonnie and I occupy for half of each year. However, the change in scenic view is constant and...

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2021 in Retrospect

As in any other year, the Henry’s Fork fishing community experienced highs and lows in 2021. Continuing a recent trend, winter release from Island Park Dam provided the vital streamflow required to...

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Late Fall Diversity

The short hours of daylight in a rapidly shrinking season can present a challenge for one seeking to squeeze in as many days of fishing as possible before winter puts an end to it all. Even the...

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A Time of Choices

When options for fishing opportunity become the topic of interest, October could easily rank near the top for planning time on the water in Henry’s Fork country.With no seasonal closure as an...

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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...