Improving Conditions

In just the last 24 hours the river has dropped considerably and visibility improved to about two feet. It is now at 75oo cfs and dropping. It all depends how much rain we get this weekend as it could still bump up big time. It looks like now Simmons has …

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Warning

Big Hole River 7800 cfs Maidenrock With the rising river it  is getting to the level where it is marginal getting under Browns Bridge. You can get under it on the far right side but if you intend on pulling out there, you are screwed. Be a good idea to …

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Caddis And High Water

Nice fish on a little dry fly. The caddis came off day before yesterday and  that afternoon we had stellar fishing. In one  spot Art made five casts and hooked five fish. Yesterday the caddis were thick but very few  fish coming up  for them. The river was steadily rising …

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Climbing

This shot was taken about a week ago. Looks like some pretty miserable conditions right? It was miserable but these two fisherman were having a grand time. On that particular day they caught numerous brown trout and a couple bows. I forgot how many they said but it was a …

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Lousy Weather, Super Fishing

This photo was from a couple days ago when it was bright, sunny and a little tough fishing. Simmons and partner still managed to get a nice one. In my boat we got a 21 incher but it was basically pretty slow and Bob refused to go to the dark …

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Pic Of The Perp

Just look at the eyes and you can tell this guy has an attitude. That’s the guy who attacked Jim and chased us in the shuttle van twice. The river has leveled off and is dropping slightly. Flow at Maidenrock  is currently at 3900. Yesterday it looked pretty bad but …

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Bigger And Bigger

Ben and Zach who guided for me last week decided to do an R&D trip on their own and look what Ben came up with. Measured at an amazing 28 inches. When I said the fishing was good last week that was an under statement. The fishing today is marginal …

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Man Eating Pheasant

Doug’s dad with a measured 25 incher. The other day Jim and his friend were heading down to the Maidenrock area when they came upon this rooster pheasant standing in the middle  of the road.  Jim’s friend got out to chase it off the road. Instead of running off it …

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