South Fork of the Snake River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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South Fork of the Snake River, Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Summer fishing opportunities have been excellent. The South Fork is stable and clarity is great.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing South Fork of the Snake River is currently Hot!

Water flow: 9,550 cfs @ Irwin and 10,100 cfs @ Heise

Visibility: 42 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 63 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day!

Best stretch: The entire river system is fishing well. Clarity is great throughout the river.

Best access point: Dam, Husky, Irwin, Spring Creek Bridge, Conant, Cottonwood, Wolf, Byington and Lorenzo

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Summer hatches will be dominated by Caddis, PMDs and Yellow Sallies. Golden are around providing some good foam fishing!

Fish species: Cutthroat, Rainbow, and Brown trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: May 15 - November 1)

Nearest airport: Jackson Hole, WY (45 mins.) / Idaho Falls, ID (1.5 hours)/ SLC, UT (4 hours)

South Fork of the Snake River Description

Rated as the top cutthroat stream in the West, the South Fork is a tailwater fishery that flows out of Palisades Dam on the border of Wyoming and Idaho. The diversity of hatches, both aquatic and terrestrial, exceedss other rivers of the West, and gives the South Fork the reputation for the best dry fly fishing in the world. Wild populations of native Yellowstone Cutthroat and Snake River Fine Spotted Cutthroat ...

Techniques & Tips

Summer on the South Fork is about getting on the water. Dry Dropper fishing is very strong, small dry fly fishing is on the riffles is great. Clarity is great.

7-Day Forecast

The South Fork is stable and clarity is great. Riffles are hot! Full WorldCast Anglers Fishing Reports can be viewed at http://bit.ly/Jacksonholefishingreport


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