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Nymphs, Tricos, Ants, Streamers

Barbara This is one of several we caught yesterday. We never got a really big fish but lots of these in the 18 inch range—take those all day. It took several different patterns but we had good luck with all … Continue reading

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Closed Signs

Read the fine print This is a pic of one of the signs posted at Dewey (George Grant) and Greenwood Flat. For the past week floaters have been avoiding this stretch because of these signs. If you read the fine … Continue reading

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Snow??

Silver Bridge What you see took place just minutes ago. The bridge was slid over on to the dollies on the work bridge. In the next couple days it  will be pulled ashore and work started to refit it. Pretty … Continue reading

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Another Closure

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Silver Bridge

The Big Hole River will be closed from Greenwood Flat to 1000 feet below Silver Bridge on Sept. 5th and 6th, Friday and Saturday to floating. At this time they will be using hydraulic jack system to lift the bridge, … Continue reading

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Grayling

About the Grayling situation. First of all the little buggers are great with eggs for breakfast in the morning. Kidding, kidding of course. The Feds recently elected not to put the grayling on the endangered species list. I for one … Continue reading

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Grand Slam

On A streamer Got the grand slam yesterday with Mike S. Over coming his physical disabilities it turned out to be a great day. Had to hole up for some time waiting for a couple storms to blow through. At one … Continue reading

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Blasting

This notice from FWP is a little late but today, Aug. 18th Anderson Construction will be blasting some time between 3 and 8 pm at Silver Bridge. I assume they will be blasting the old pilings. They will have people … Continue reading

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WOW

Sunset at East Bank What a great shot. Thanks to Dean W. for sending it to me. Records are being broken for the highest flow in the Big Hole at this time. Presently at 790 cfs which is super for … Continue reading

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Great Water

Tricos, moths, hoppers and great flows make the Big Hole a great fishery now. The flow at Maidenrock is 545 cfs which is well above average for this time. If you want a big fish go out at first light … Continue reading

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