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December Means Midges and Roe

Its that time of year on the Snake and the South Fork to focus heavily on midge larva and (at times) adults. But don't forget that whitefish are still spawning. That means that egg patterns fished in the right water can produce. Check out the lasted report - Snake River We are in full-on winter fishing now. Over the past week and half, the majority of productive fishing has been with midge larva and pupa imitations on the margin of seams, the current margin of riffles, and the tail of riffle pools (basically, target slower water types at the edge of faster current). Egg patterns are also worth fishing in the same water, as we are probably dead center of the whitefish spawn at the moment

Mid November Report - Don't Forget Late Season on the Lakes

Snake River Cutties have moved into their winter lies for the most part – primarily backwater channels, large eddies, and deeper riffle pools with moderate current speeds. Nonetheless, there still are a fair amount of fish holding in typical summer and autumn water such as seams, riffles and bankside troughs. The action in the former is starting around noon-ish, while the latter might not turn on until around 2pm or later. Both are worth hitting if you time it right. Chironomids are the name of the game for the most part. Any BWO activity is sporadic and it takes having an afternoon with somewhat warmer temps (in the 40’s, which we haven’t had a lot of so far this month). But when it ha