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Silver Creek, Idaho - Fishing Report - August 17, 2017
The conditions remain very good. Some anglers are finding it tough and some
are successful. It all depends on the skill and how well one is matching the most
plentiful and available insects at the time. Terrestrials are being to work well.
There will be little cloud cover this next week.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There's no chance of rain for the coming week. Highs will range from 62 to 66
degrees and lows from 4
9 to 51 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:  
Rate: 171 cfs
Stream levels: Levels are not shown
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: Clear
Real Time USGS data at Sportman's Access Picabo ID
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Scuds: size 14
Brown and White Belly Sculpin Streamers, size 6
Green Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, pupa and adults
Speckled-wing Quills (callebaetis); 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Small Western Green Drakes (FLAVs) 14/16, numphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are the most plentiful and available aquatic
insects at this time. They are hatching, mostly on cloudy, overcast days.
Scuds are available year-round and the trout eat them year-round.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly sculpin are great flies to use in the fall on Silver Creek.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Spotted Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Speckled-winged Quills, or
Callebaetis, are hatching.
Western Green Drakes are hatching.
Pale Morning Duns are hatching.
Tricos are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials, Carpenter ants, hoppers and Japanese beetles can be important at times.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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