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Silver Creek, Idaho - Fishing Report - August 19, 2018
Flows are down below normal levels, making it easy to spook the trout. Some
anglers are catching trout and some aren't doing so good. You have to stay
hidden from the trout and make good presentations using good imitations of the
most plentiful and available foods.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Monday and Wednesday, for the coming week.
Highs will range from
69 to 70 degrees and lows from 49 to 54 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:  
Rate: 96.6 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
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Gray Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Speckled Wing Quills (callebaetis), nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Gray drakes are hatching.
Pale Morning Duns are hatching.
Speckled wing quills, or callebaetis, are hatching.
Terrestrials are also working - Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers.
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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