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Silver Creek, Idaho - Fishing Report - October 23, 2020
We continue to get good reports from customers. The stream levels are still
flowing a little below a normal level. Matching the hatch is important on this one.
Perfect Flies, are a preferred choice of most serious anglers. Hatches vary with
the particular section of the creek being fished.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
(click the box below for more detailed info)

Recommended Trout Flies:  
Rate: 79.6 cfs
Stream levels: Levels are not shown
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
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 Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 6/4
Little Sister Caddis, 18, larva, pupa and adults
Western Ginger Quills, 14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Spotted Sedge caddis, 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Speckled Wing Quills (callebaetis), nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Black Carpenter Ants, size 16/18
Japanese Beetles, size 14/16
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, Brown, size 6/8/10/12
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
Spotted Sedge caddis are hatching,.
Speckled Wing Quills are hatching.
LIttle Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Western Ginger Quills are hatching.
October caddis are hatching.
LIttle Sister caddis are hatching.
Japanese beetles are working. Carpenter ants are working. Sandwich hoppers
are working.
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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