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Rating - Fair   

Saturday, Feb 15 2020
Make sure to keep an eye out for shelf ice and ice flows coming down the river. Fishing can be good, even with colder water temps. Nymphing with stonefly nymphs or rubber legs above zebra midges, baetis nymphs, or copper johns can be deadly. Streamer fishing is good, but fish them slow.




Saturday, Feb 15 2020



Big Hole

Rating - Fair

Make sure to keep an eye out for shelf ice and ice flows coming down the river. Fishing can be good, even with colder water temps. Nymphing with stonefly nymphs or rubber legs above zebra midges, baetis nymphs, or copper johns can be deadly. Streamer fishing is good, but fish them slow.


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