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Top Tips For Winter Trout

Winter on the Snake River can be long and chilly, offering solitude and picturesque landscapes unlike any other season. Fly Fishing during this time of can offer some of the most challenging yet productive angling opportunities of the year. Understanding how trout deal with cold water and short days is one of the keys to success in the colder months. Typically rivers run much lower from mid October through March in the Snake River Drainages. While this allows for much easier access to many of the rivers and streams, it also limits the food available to trout. At the same time fish become less active and more selective in there search for food. With food and activity to a minimum...

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Christmas at SRF!

The crew at SRF sat down and picked some of their favorites for holiday gift ideas and we wanted to share them with you to help out with your Christmas shopping! 1. 10% off gift certificates up until Christmas. Save a little cash and makes it easy getting that fishy person exactly what they want. 2. Fly kits loaded for southeast Idaho or their favorite stream or lake. Let us help you dial in the bugs that will get it done. 3. Lamson Remix three pack reel/spool set. Cant go wrong with this one. 3 spools, 1 reel, and a fancy case to pack them around in. 4. Materials, Materials, and more Materials! We have tons of unique fly tying...

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Cyber Monday Sale!!!

Our Cyber Monday sale is just a few days away! Save up to 50% off select SRF products. Use code: Cyberfish at checkout to save on the following below! Product list this applies to. All Hippie hackle colors! Hydro hackle in Bright Red, Purple, Copper Brown, and Black Gold! Solar Flare in UV Blue, Uv, Gold, and Lavendar Balanced Leech Lace ( mohair) in Grey N Copper and Rust! Krinklezon in Pearl and Chartreuse! This deal is only good for one day so make sure you load up on some fishy favorites this cyber Monday!

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Watermaster Black Friday Sale!

Watermaster is offering 20% off all kodiak and grizzly raft packages until the first of December. This is a chance to save big on these incredible fishing crafts. We have demo boats here at the shop you can check out and rent for the day and Watermaster will drop ship your brand new raft right to your door step or straight to the shop. Don't miss out on this opportunity to call one of these bad boys your own!

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Winter Fly Selection ( Snake River )

With cold weather comes cooler water temps making for some slow moving fish. When this happens smaller and easier to eat food items hit the top of the list. Fish also look for slower moving water were they can use less energy. Here are a few go to patterns for targeting picky winter fish. Nymphs: Midges and scuds make up a huge percentage of food in our local rivers and lakes. These bugs aren't affected as bad by the cold temps as some of the larger insects and vertebrates making them pretty active throughout the cold months. With these bugs moving around more gives trout and other fish an easy meal to keep them going until things warm up again....

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