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South Fork Snake River, Idaho - Fishing Report -
October
20, 2018
Little change is taking place. We are continuing to get some good reports.
The discharges and stream flow levels are running near a normal level , which
is low at this time of the season. The levels are okay to wade in a few places
and drift boats should be able to fish with very good success..
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain and snow from Monday
through Friday
for the next week. Highs will range from 59 to 65 degrees and
lows from
34 to 37 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 2710 cfs
Level: 5.54 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 47 (middle section)
Clarity:  clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Irwin
Blue-winged Olives: size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
October Caddis size 6, pupa and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The White Belly and Brown Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the larger size
trout. The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka sculpin streamers are also good flies to use
for the larger fish.
Midges, cream, light green and red or blood midges are plentiful. Fish the larva and
pupa in tandem.
Blue Winged Olives hatch on warm, cloudy days.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Spotted Sedges are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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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Fly Fishing South Fork Snake
River, Idaho
A description of the South Fork of the
Snake River, Guide to fly fishing the
South Fork of the Snake River, South
Fork of the Snake River fishing
seasons, and much more