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South Fork Snake River, Idaho - Fishing Report -
January 12, 2017
The stream levels are fine and the river in good shape. There are fish to be
caught and they feed on midges and winter stoneflies. There are even some
Black flies. The problem is, the highest temperature for the next week will be
about 22 degrees. That is cold weather to fish in, but some may want to do it.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the coming
week. Highs will range from 20 to 23 degrees and lows from -2 to 1 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1100 cfs
Level: 4.62 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 37 (middle section)
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Irwin
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
Blue-winged Olives: size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, larva, pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
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.
Blue Winged Olives hatch on warm, cloudy days.
Midges hatch year round.
Black flies are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges, bloods or reds, creams and light greens 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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U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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Fly Fishing South Fork Snake
River, Idaho
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Snake River, Guide to fly fishing the
South Fork of the Snake River, South
Fork of the Snake River fishing
seasons, and much more