Month: May 2015

  • Report 5/29/15

    Report 5/29/15

    Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond” – Dr. Hunter S. Thompson The news is good my fishy friends, and the Henry’s Fork, in all its majestic glory, is full to the brim with it….

  • Report 5/23/15

    Report 5/23/15

    Our little chunk of Idaho paradise is in full bloom. The winter blanket has receded bringing the full spring thaw and subsequent explosion of life. The area is alive with an energy that can only be explained around late night round tables, in good company, with strong drink and warm food. Friends..

  • Report 5/15/15

    Report 5/15/15

    THEY’RE HERE!!! The most colossal of all stoneflies, pteronarcys, have begun their yearly migration to take flight. If there’s one hatch that produces copious amounts of high energy fly fishing, it’s this one. These monster bugs drive the trout, and the trout angler, absolutely bananas….

  • May


    At tall elevation, the arrival of May marks the true end of winter, even in years like 2014 when Bonnie and I moved back to Island Park in a whiteout blizzard as heavy as any I have ever experienced. While remnant snow drifts from the winter past will often remain through most of the month,…

  • Report 5/2/15

    Report 5/2/15

    "When you are on the river, ocean or in the woods, you are the closest to the truth you’ll ever get" – Jack Leonard This continuation of rather pleasant weather has kept the fishing opportunities solid here on the Henry’s Fork. The snow is all but gone and access to your favorite stretches…