This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle shops and anglers.
From the Field . . .
July 9: Trout fishing at Bull Trout Lake was excellent last weekend using #2 copper Mepps lure. Thanks, James!
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The South Fork of the Boise River has been fishing very well on salmon flys and nymphs. The water levels are good for wading.
The Lower Wood River has been fishing well on green drakes.
Boise River mid-town fishing has been very well with nymphs or caddis flies and PMD's later in the day. Floating season has started and we recommend you fish early in the morning.
Chinook Fishing on the South Fork of the Salmon River is on! As of July 8th anglers have harvested about 54% of the 1,500 adult Chinook harvest quota. Check out the current harvest report and seasons and rules updates.
Cascade Reservoir: We've been hearing that folks are catching nice sized trout. Smallmouth bass fishing has been good.
Sage Hen and Horsetheif Reservoirs: Trout fishing is good and both areas have been well stocked with rainbow trout by fish and game.
Lucky Peak/Arrowrock Reservoirs: All reports in these reservoirs are the same – very slow fishing and the kokanee bite is dwindling.