Idaho Angler | Fishing Report
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Owyhee River


155cfs–  We have finally started to see PMD’s consistently coming off in the afternoon along with Caddis. However the mornings remain to be a nymphing game till the afternoon hatches begin. But if nymphing isn’t your thing searching with Ant patterns can produce fish till the main hatches begin.

Flies to use: Zebra Midge, Split Case Baetis, Split Case PMD, OCD Caddis, Nitro Caddis, Last Chance Cripple, Sparkle Dun BWO, X-Caddis , Elk Hair Caddis, Para. Ant, Sparkle Ant.

South Fork of the Boise River


1780cfs –  This year seems to be the year for a strong Cicada hatch so be sure to have some in your box. We also have  Mormon Crickets out again this year so bring out your big attractor dry flies. In the softer seams we have seen Caddis as well as Yellow Sallies

Flies to use: OCD Caddis, Restless Stone, Three Dollar Dip, King Prince, Nitro Caddis, Elk Hair Caddis, Corn-fed Caddis, Lawson’s Yellow Sally, Fat head Cicada, Card’s Cicada, Chubby Chernobyl, Trina’s Noble Chernobyl.

Silver Creek


120cfs – Look for strong hatches of PMD’s and Callibaetis starting mid-morning and going into the afternoon. You can also search with Ants and Beetle patterns in the afternoon and usually pick up fish.

Flies to use: Last Chance Cripple, CDC Thorax, Captive Dun, Hackle Stacker, Parachute Ant, Crow Beetle, Split Case, FB Pheasant Tail, Callibaetis Nymph , Pine Squirrel leech, No Name Damsel.

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Boise River


2250cfs- The river flows are finally coming down so we should be able to start fishing in town here within the next week or so.

Flies to use:

Duck Valley


Both Billy Shaw and Mountain View continue to fish well. We have been producing nice fish out of both on Chironomids, Stayners, and leeches consistently. With summer temperatures be on the lookout for Damsels to start moving and producing fish.

Flies to use: Balanced Ruby Eye Leech, Rowley’s CBO, Bead Belly Leech,Frostbite Chironomid, Ice Cream Cone, Magic Perch, Chromie, Juju Chironomid.


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