Continued COOOOOOLD conditions have hampered our fishing efforts. But not our enthusiasm. The only nice weather we’ve had recently coincided with last weekends spey clinics. It was beautiful, but we were teaching, not fishing. There were folks some folks out on the river, but we just haven’t had enough water-time to give you a reliably accurate fishing report.
Yesterday (0) and today (+10) remain too chilly for us to don our waders, but beginning Thursday, we are looking at some prime time winter conditions with daytime highs approaching 50 degrees, and nighttime lows in the upper 20’s and 30’s. Wahoo! Break out the bobbers, midges, two-handers and tips! Hopefully the forecast will hold, although the skier in me wants it to keep dumping and remain cold. So does the August fisherman in me.
Speaking of snow, you might be interested to know that we just received and incredible storm resulting in 5 feet (yes, FIVE FEET!) of snow for many locations to our immediate north. The Bob Marshall and Glacier National Park received the biggest snowfall totals, with our local shreddery Teton Pass Resort topping the list at 65″ of snow from Saturday am through Monday. Julie, Adair and I were ripping up the waist deep and trying to stay warm camped in the resort parking lot over the weekend. We can attest that those numbers are true. Here’s a shot early Sunday morning at the 30″ mark during the storm. That dudes going to make the first chair for sure…