Fishing Report – June 18, 2012

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Fishing Report 6.18.12 A week ago I would have said we’d have more fishable conditions on the Big Wood, but with a few warm days we continue to see a fair bit of run-off and what I’d call marginal fishing water. While the water clarity north of town is decent, it’s still pretty high. Nymph fishing can be reasonably good … Read More

Fishing Report for 6.13.12

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The first big event of the season, the brown drake hatch, has come and gone and I hope you had a chance to experience what was quite a spectacle of nature. If you missed this one, not to worry there’s plenty more to come just around the corner! With the brown drakes gone, the focus on Silver Creek turns back … Read More

Fishing Report – May 2012

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Greetings fellow fly fishers, welcome to spring and the beginning of another season here in the Wood River Valley. At press time it feels a bit more like mid-July with the past week being unseasonably warm. Consequently we are seeing some of the highest water levels ever recorded for this period on most of our local streams and rivers. This … Read More

“Sun Valley, Idaho, summer rush” – biking, fishing, rafting, and fine dining

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Sun Valley, Idaho, summer rush Larry Habegger, Special to The Chronicle Sunday, July 3, 2011 (full article:   “This has got to be the craziest sport I’ve ever done,” my friend George said to me as we rested on our mountain bikes gazing down a precipitous slope toward pine forest and distant spiky mountains. “Here we are in one … Read More

2011 Best of the Valley voting ends soon!

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2011 voting ends soon! Valley’s Best? I sincerely hope that all local enterprises are seeking to do their best day in and day out – and a little friendly competition serves to raise everyone’s game. That said, I very humbly thank everyone who helped Sturtevants win BEST SKI SHOP, and Sturtos BEST BIKE SHOP and – perhaps most meaningfully – … Read More

This year’s steelhead season is outstanding!!

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Sturtevants Mountain Outfitters has a limited number of steelhead trips available, call 208-726-4501 to book now! You don’t want to miss this! This is also the very last week to take advantage of our Carve and Cast trips – Bald Mountain will close next weekend. Carve and Cast is truly a unique experience that you have to try for yourself!