SOUTH FORK OF THE SHOSHONE FISHING REPORT

January 23, 2018 2:48 pm

The South Fork has fished pretty good when the temperatures have been at, or above freezing. We haven’t seen too many days like that since mid-December, but this week is supposed to have temps in the lower 30/s to mid-40’s during the day. Try the South Fork. Nymphs or streamers work best during the warmest part of the day – usually noon until 3:30 p.m. 

Flies: Wet flies and streamers: North Fork Specials, PT’s, Hares ear, Copper Johns,  Buggers (all colors), Slump busters (all colors), JJ Specials, and all your favorite streamers.

Dries: Too cold for dries. However, size 14 and smaller parachute Adams and Griffith’s gnats will bring some trout and whitefish to the surface even in these extremely cold conditions. 

Flows: 177 cfs (Valley School)   

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