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April 11, 2018

Early Fishing Plan for the Summer Season 2018

Early Fishing Plan for the Summer Season 2018   4.14.2018 Our early fishing plan for the summer season 2018 goes as follows: June 2018 Lake trips on Soda Lake Late June Float trips on the Green and New Fork (Clarity pending) and possibly the Salt River as well July: Snake mid July (currently the headwaters snowpack is 167%), Green, New Fork, Fontenelle, Red Rock Ranch, Salt River, Wyoming Range walk/wade trips August: Snake, Flat Creek, Green, New Fork, Fontenelle, Red […]
April 4, 2018

The Summer Fishing Season for 2018 is Shaping up to be Fantastic!

The Summer Fishing Season for 2018 is Shaping up to be Fantastic! 4.4.2018 The snowpack in the high country is currently sitting at 125% of a 30 year average, which means the summer fishing season for 2018 is shaping up to be fantastic! If you look at the top map it shows 10″-20″ forecasted for the Wind River Range, which is where the headwaters for the Green and New Fork come from and the Tetons, Gros Ventres and Absarokas, where […]
March 30, 2018

Taking Children on Their First Fishing Trip

Several days ago I was asked to post this article from Mr Morrow and am glad to do so! Sharing the out of doors with children is my passion along with veterans and families too. Taking Children on Their First Fishing Trip By Patrick Morrow  – Last Updated: March 26, 2018 Source Few memories last as long as those surrounding your first fishing trip ( family’s first RV trip maybe? ). You probably still remember the sights, sounds and smiles of the […]
February 8, 2018
Wyoming Fly fishing guides

Gotta go to know!!!

Gotta go to know!!!     February 8, 2018 Each and every year we answer calls asking us the question when is the “best” time to come fish and my answer is “gotta go to know”. There is an infinite number of variables involved, many of which we have 0 control over. Typically, we don’t know the exact time, place etc where we’ll be headed on the river until the night before to give you the best opportunity to have […]
January 11, 2018

Stay Happy and Healthy: Go Fishing

Stay Happy and Healthy: Go Fishing Fishing is a rewarding sport that can be exciting and relaxing at the same time. It is also a wonderful and often overlooked way for anyone to burn calories while having fun in the outdoors. Many people assume fishing just means sitting around in a boat or on the bank waiting for a bobber to go under, but it can be so much more than that. In reality, there are many types of fishing […]
December 11, 2017

Troutfest Donation

Troutfest Donation Reel Deal Anglers has donated a 3 night 2 day guided overnight camping trip good for the 2018 season for their fundraiser. Please check out their website and/or Facebook page for more details. We look forward to getting the highest bidder out for some great action on the water Troutfest Texas 2018!! February 16 – 18, 2018 GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested […]
December 11, 2017
Fly fishing Green River Wyoming

WOMEN WELCOME

WOMEN FISHERS WELCOME December 11, 2017 Today, I read the NY TIMES’ article on: “Fly Fishing Targets Women as a Source for Growth” RDA has always and will always welcome ladies of any age to get out on the water and enjoy a great day of fishing. I welcome you to read a comment by one of our trips taken by a wonderful woman this past season below. Reviewed September 1, 2017 Big Fish & A Great Guide for Mom’s […]
November 1, 2017

Wyoming Game and Fish Regional Newsletter

Wyoming Game and Fish Regional Newsletter Here’s a link to the Fall 2017 Wyoming Game and Fish Regional Newsletter: https://wgfd.wyo.gov/WGFD/media/content/PDF/Regional%20Offices/Jackson/2017_Oct_Jackson.pdf As always, there’s some good and bad news but, fortunately there’s more good than bad!
September 8, 2017

MASTERING THE MOUSE RETRIEVE

MASTERING THE MOUSE RETRIEVE Looking to catch big fish? Maybe it’s time to use a big fly! Mouse-patterned retrieves are designed to resemble live mice and attract larger fish looking for a bigger meal! But it’s not just about casting the mouse and waiting – you need to have the mouse simulate what the real thing would look like in the water. It’s not just a fly – it’s a proven technique to catch yourself some big trout! The Mouse […]
August 21, 2017

How Fish Behave During a Solar Eclipse

How do fishes react to total solar eclipses? Stéphan G. Reebs Université de Moncton, Canada 2007-2013   People who are interested in the time sense of animals are naturally curious about the reactions of animals to total eclipses of the sun. For the few minutes of totality, when the whole sun disk is obscured by the passing moon, light levels at the surface of the earth are as low as they would be during twilight. If this happens in the […]