“Come Hell or High Water, I’m going to go fishing!” Weekend Preview Fishing Report for 6.9.23 –  6.11.23 Current Flows: 13,700+ Weather Forecast: Saturday — Mid 70s with a chance of thunderstorms Sunday — mid 70s with a chance of thunderstorms Mighty Mo’: Woooo the water is high! The fish are out there but it’s tough if you don’t.. read more →

Worms, worms, and more worms……and I’m not talking about nightcrawlers! I’ve heard a lot of conflicting reports for the Smith the last couple weeks. Some people say they did ok, but not great; others are saying it was extremely slow. My group is fresh off the Smith, and to the slow and just ok reports,.. read more →

Just got off the Smith River on Wednesday and I’ll launch again Saturday.  I’m not sure if my laundry is going to dry between trips.  Not a problem, I love the smell of sweat and campfire smoke from a Smith River trip!  I’ve been guiding for Mike Geary of Lewis & Clark Expeditions for the past.. read more →

A few different groups of anglers/campers have gotten off the river today bringing some dirty rafts and good news from The Smith. The flows have been dropping at a steady pace over the past few days making for some relatively clear water and great dry fly fishing. Flows at the top end are at 395.. read more →

The flows on The Smith continue to drop at a steady pace making for improving fishing conditions. Below Eagle Creek the flows are at 561 cfs with a water temp of 58. In the lower river at Eden Bridge the flows are at 889 cfs. The river is looking great for floating. read more →

  The Smith jumped up last week due to all the rain. It’s now on the drop and starting to clear. Flows at the top end are at 702 cfs this morning and 1280 cfs down at Eden Bridge. Most of the snowpack has melted so we are going to rely on the rain to.. read more →