Fishing Report – July 5, 2013

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We’re right in the middle of prime early season fishing on Silver Creek.  Expect a mix of baetis (sometimes in substantial numbers -see attached video) and Pale Morning Dun’s.  Of course the word on every Silver Creek fisherman’s lips is “Trico’s”.  There’s a few around (not many yet), but if our HOT temperatures they could show up any day now … Read More

Please vote for Sturtevants in Sun Valley Guide’s annual Best of the Valley poll!

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It’s that time again – the annual Best of the Valley poll!  Visit Please remember Sturtevants and Sturtos in the following categories: 48. Best Outdoor Gear Shop 49. Best Ski Shop 51. Best Bike Shop 52. Best Fishing Shop 55. Best Place to buy Eyewear 80. Best Customer Service (retail) 81. Best Overall Retailer Thank you for your continued … Read More

Remember that the Smart Moves deadline is September 21st!

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Reminder that the 2012 Smart Moves Challenge ends tomorrow, September 21st!! Lots of great prizes still available! The SMART MOVES community challenge is the Valley’s only alternative transportation event designed to encourage people to move themselves around the Wood River Valley without a car. Deadline for entries is September 21st! All submissions must be accompanied by a signed release form. Click … Read More

Fishing Report – September 12, 2012

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With Labor Day now behind us and a noticeable drop in the overnight temps it’s beginning to feel a bit more like fall. With the cooler overnight lows and subsequent cooler mornings the good fishing will continue to move to later morning and into early afternoon. The predominant hatches will consolidate into this window and with the fish sensing a … Read More

Fishing Report – August 27, 2012

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While we continue to deal some smoky days here in the Wood River Valley fishing is one activity that is certainly not affected, the fish have no idea it’s smoky. In fact, the hazy skies may actually enhance fishing. The smoke has been variable, so we’ll have clear skies off and on as the winds change. As heavy exertion is … Read More

Fishing Report – July 30, 2012

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As it is prime time for fly fishing all over the west, following is a brief synopsis of not only the local streams, but a few other streams within striking distance. As always, we’re happy to share our latest reports, just stop by and inquire. First, hoppers are beginning to attract attention on all waters and we all love to … Read More

Fishing Report – July 23, 2012

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Its prime time for fishing in the Wood River Valley and the fishing is good. All of our waters are in great shape. The mornings and evenings are cool and comfortable and wet wading in the afternoon on our local streams is a refreshing option. On the Big Wood we are seeing a mix of medium size mayflies, mostly pinks … Read More

Fishing Report – July 16, 2012

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Welcome to prime summertime fishing in the Wood River Valley. We’ve had ample bug activity, our fisheries are healthy, and fish are on the bite. If this isn’t incentive enough, call for a tee time and go play some golf. Seriously, here are some details on the local action. Let’s head down to Silver Creek first. It’s the time of … Read More