In celebration of the 17th Annual Trailing of the Sheep, Sturtevants and Icebreaker are offering 20% OFF any Icebreaker purchase Thursday, Oct 10th – Sunday, Oct 13th! Only at Sturtevants, 340 N. Main in Ketchum!
Its fall on Silver Creek, which means two things; one, that it’s going to be beautiful down there, and two; that the fishing’s going to be great all day. Expect to see size 22-24 Baetis from mid-morning well into the afternoon. More and more Mahogany Dun’s come out every day, and mid-afternoon Callibaetis abound. With the brown trout starting to … Read More
Just in case you missed it! Sturtevants’ new owners Ben Jacobson, and Olin & Massey Glenne were featured in the August issue of Sun Valley Property News (SVPN) in a feature about businesses in the Ketchum downtown core! Thanks SVPN! Read the full article here
Last week I worried that the Big Wood was becoming very low and clear, now we have exactly the opposite problem; dense, dark ash, runoff from the Beaver Creek fire. It looks bleak now, but the Wood will recover. Even so, this is a good time to fish somewhere else. The fish in the Wood have had a hard run, … Read More
The Trico-swarm madness continues on Silver Creek. If you’ve never seen a hatch so dense you can hear the insect’s wings, this is your chance. Right now, the majority of the hatch is centered on the Silver Creek Preserve, with variable to weak hatches on the Double R Ranch, and the downstream stretches of the creek. There are … Read More
October 4th @ 6:00 pm – Sherpas Cinema ‘Into The Mind’ screening & party! In celebration of the upcoming winter season, Sturtevants has teamed up with Sherpas Cinema for a pre-season party and an exclusive screening of their latest film, ‘Into The Mind!’ Entry to the film and party only $15 for adults, $10 for kids. Tickets available at Sturtevants … Read More
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
We’re off and running as this past weekend marked the official opening of fishing on Idaho’s rivers and streams. The report from Silver Creek was quite positive with decent pmd hatches and fish rising to pmd patterns and beetles. Warm Springs fished well with stonefly nymphs and even fish taking dry patterns such as parachute adams. While the Big Wood … Read More