Blog Author: Grizz

Report 10/2/16

"Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire." ~ Jorge Luis Borges
The trout are really putting on that feed bag to stack on some extra weight before winter hits. The entire…

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Report 9/21/16

"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The entire Island Park and surrounding area is ablaze with fall colors and the mid September fishing has already proved impressive. Crisp mornings leading into pleasant afternoons make for some of the most comfortable…

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Report 9/15/16

That crisp autumn air will definitively trigger the change in season. From the leaves glowing in transition to a sudden increase in trout feeding behavior, fall is straightaway. Time to pack an extra layer, rain gear (always) and a little something extra packed away with lunch. Good dry warmth…

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Report 9/8/16

"Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry." – Keroauc
After an extremely hot and arid July and August, we’re finally seeing a little reprieve. The last week has brought on some much needed rain and welcome cooler temps. The trout seem to enjoying the change in weather as well….

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Report 9/2/16

Early September is certainly a pivotal time here in Henry’s Fork country. The nights cool off considerably, bringing water temperatures back to a more accommodating level, which is always good news for the local trout. Terrestrials abound, giving anglers the option to prospect with larger flies…

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Report 8/10/16

The fishing throughout the area continues to generate plenty of smiles. From honey ants on the ranch to spruce moths on the lakes, venue options are many. August is certainly terrestrial season meaning a dedicated dry fly junkie needs nothing more than a well stocked box of hoppers, beetles and…

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Report 8/5/16

‘The world is big enough and the possibilities are huge, so pack the bag and get lost” ~ Jerril Thomas Abraham
This mid-summer heat has commanded anglers to start early, nest in for a siesta, then finish up during the magic hours just before the twilight. Both windows offer the best…

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Report 7/20/16

Challenge is a constant in fly fishing and it’s been a challenging year here on the old Henry’s Fork, particularly on the upper reaches. Strong concern for the rivers health has been unyielding. The old guard, and new alike have begun putting the mighty river under the microscope, once again…

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Report 7/14/16

If it is right, it happens. The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away. ~ John Steinbeck
Heavy flows have kept the fishing on the upper river interesting. It pays to move around in the water to find exceptional trout feeding. Take your time and scan any and all likely holding water…

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Report 6/27/16

Welcome spikes from IP dam, combined with bone cleaning winds, will keep the fishing challenging, as it typically will be, considering. With the right eyes and an open agenda, good trout will, and do, fall victim to our tricks. The 10 day forecast calls for far less wind, much warmer days and…

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