Henry's Fork of the Snake River - Lower (Below Ashton Reservoir), Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Henry's Fork of the Snake River, ID
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Henry's Fork of the Snake River - Lower (Below Ashton Reservoir), Idaho Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish mid morning through the afternoon into the evening. Dress in layers. Rainbows are going to be starting to spawn! PLEASE STAY OFF THE SPAWNING BEDS! Which is normally in shallower small gravel areas. That is the future generations of fish!! Thank you! And just have fun!!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Henry's Fork of the Snake River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Three Rivers Ranch

Water flow: 1350 cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 46 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid morning-afternoon

Best stretch: Ora Bridge, Vernon Bridge, Chester Dam, Del Rio

Best access point: Ora Bridge (West of Ashton), Vernon Bridge, Chester Dam, or Fun Farm Bridge.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, Streamers, eggs

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: May-Oct)

Nearest airport: Idaho Falls Airport (IDA)

Lower Henry's Fork Description

The North Fork of the Snake river, better known as the world famous Henry's Fork is a river of diversity. From a small stream at it's headwaters near the MT/ID border, it quickly becomes a full sized river with the meeting of the millions of gallons of water a day, emerging from Big Springs. Tail water sections, broad flats, isolated canyons, plunging waterfalls and long riffles flowing through farmlands all ...

Techniques & Tips

Good midge hatches. Dry fly fishing with midges is starting to be really good. Nymphing with rubberlegs and eggs are a good choice. Zebra midges are also a go to fly right now. Streamer fishing is still productive with either dead drifting or swinging them.

7-Day Forecast

Warmer weather coming, with highs reaching into the low 40's and 50's. with lows in the 20's.

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