June 2013

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Salmonfly Fever

It’s on! The annual craziness. I saw large numbers of Salmonflies out near Point of Rocks last night. That area should be good fishing with the big bugs today. Haven’t heard whether they’re above Yankee Jim Canyon, but that would be worth checking out, as well. If nothing else, it should be fishing well with […]

Point of Rocks to Emigrant

Our guides reported decent fishing yesterday, despite the wind and a bit of a mud plug that dirtied up the water somewhat. With the diminished clarity, topwater action was minimal. Most of the fish were caught on nymph droppers. A relatively large CDC Pheasant Tail was a top performer. Other flies that caught fish were […]

Up High

We floated Carbella to Point of Rocks yesterday afternoon. The fishing was good. We got fish to eat smaller (size 8) Salmonfly dries, despite the lack of evidence of a hatch (no adults flying, no shucks on shore). We also had success with a Jimmy Legs stonefly nymph dropper, including a fat 20″ rainbow. In […]

Bird Float – 6/23/13

The fish were eating well today on nymphs. Everything we tried caught trout – Jimmy Legs in Brown and Peacock, Kyle’s Bead Head Yellow Sally, King Prince, Purple Psycho Prince. We tried a gold Chubby Chernobyl for a while but only got a couple of nudges from small trout. However, one of our guides was […]

Sweetwater Fly Shop's Blowout Bash - This Saturday (10-2)!

Sweetwater Fly Shop’s Blowout Bash – This Saturday (10-2)!

We know that you’ll probably want to be on the river this Saturday. But go out a little early or a little late and stop by our 2nd annual Blowout Bash customer appreciation event. Everything’s on sale for 20% off (with a few exceptions, of course). We’ll be serving up free burgers and brats. We’ll […]

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