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July 16, 2017
New Fork River Pinedale Wyoming Fishing Guides

September/October to Remember!!!!!!

September/October to Remember!!!!!! 7.16.2017 The upcoming September/October to remember might be a once in a lifetime opportunity, as a lot of the old timers are telling me. This season we have been experiencing the 200-300 year flood from the massive snowpacks. What does this mean? It means the necessary ingredients are in place for a September/October to remember; these ingredients are cool water temps, abundant dissolved oxygen, lots of bugs, both wet and dry and plenty of flows and supply, […]
July 5, 2017

Rock Springs Airport vs Jackson Hole Airport

Rock Springs Airport vs Jackson Hole Airport 7.6.2017  Speaking to so many people each season I frequently get asked the question on whether it’s a better option to fly into the Rock Springs Airport or the Jackson Hole Airport when planning to fly in to Wyoming to fish with Reel Deal Anglers.  Each airport is approx 1.5 hours from Pinedale and there’s no question that during the summer season the Jackson Hole Airport has a huge advantage on flights to […]
June 16, 2017
Wyoming fly fishing guides

Riverside Camping vs Hotel Stays

Riverside Camping vs Hotel Stays 6.17.2017 As our main season is right around the corner I wanted to compare our riverside camping vs hotel stays. The hotels and motels are very full and expensive in and around Jackson Hole this season, just adding to the crowds. Here in Pinedale the hotels are much more reasonable, but are getting much harder to book as the oil and gas companies are gearing up for another boom. Our camp is a incredible option! Not […]
June 11, 2017

Traveling to fish with Reel Deal Anglers

Traveling to fish with Reel Deal Anglers 6/11/2017 When you’re traveling to fish with Reel Deal Anglers in the Pinedale area we have a lot of folks asking what their options are for getting here. Driving it’s about 5 hours from Salt Lake City, 8-9 hours from Denver and 1.5 hours from Jackson Hole. If you’re flying in commercially, Pinedale is 77 miles south of Jackson Hole, 90 miles north of Rock Springs, Wyoming and the Salt Lake City airport […]
June 4, 2017

Follow up to traffic issues and why

Follow up to traffic issues and why 6/4/2017 This is a follow up to traffic issues and why it’s become such an issue. As you can see by all of the numbers below in the article from the JH News and Guide, Jackson has become a HUGE tourist destination. Hopefully, with some careful thought and research the powers that be will make some smart decisions on how to serve the tourism industry without losing the character of this very special […]
May 26, 2017
Wyoming Fishing Guides

Dealing with Summer Traffic in Jackson

Dealing with Summer Traffic in Jackson 5/26/2017 There is no doubt that dealing with summer traffic in Jackson and Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks has reached the maximum point of saturation. Given the record number of tourists, a strong economy and the natural beauty, there is no question the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are incredible, beautiful and special places. When you’re traveling through please keep your eyes peeled on the road and if you want to take in […]
May 19, 2017

WADE RIGHT IN: A GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT FISHING WADERS

 5.19.17                                                                WADE RIGHT IN: A GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT FISHING WADERS A good pair of waders can be the difference between spending the day with boots full of mud or with dry, happy feet. This article will offer answers to your questions about selecting the right waders to […]
May 9, 2017

Snake River Wyoming Runoff 2017

Snake River Wyoming Runoff 2017 Below is an article from the JH News and guide today supporting exactly what I’ve been trying to articulate in some of my most recent blogs on the Snake River Wyoming Runoff 2017. It’s going to be high water for awhile so please be careful and aware. Water is powerful so no need to take any unnecessary risks! Water managers eye big melt POSTED: TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 4:30 AM By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole […]
May 8, 2017

Didymo and the effect on our rivers, streams and water ways

Didymo and the effect on our rivers, streams and water ways 4.25.2017 TU science programmer,  Matt Barney helps us better understand Didymo and the effect on our rivers, streams and water ways. Angler science: Help solve the mystery of Didymo Submitted by chris_hunt on Mon, 2017-04-10 10:48 By Matt Barney A new Angler Science project from Trout Unlimited aims to mobilize our members to contribute their field observations and help scientists understand an organism that can dramatically impact trout waters. […]
May 8, 2017

Jackson Wyoming Snowpack 2017

Jackson Wyoming Snowpack 2017 The Jackson Wyoming Snowpack 2017 is HUGE and is still hovering around 146% of the 30 year average. Reel Deal is not planning to guide on the Snake River until mid to late July, best case scenario. Please see the article below comparing this snowpack to the one in 96-97 one. We did not see good fishing on the Snake well into August that year. We still have 90 days until we’ll make a determination and […]