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John Day River Smallmouth Bass

Oregon's John Day River is famous for its smallmouth bass fishing. Learn when to go, where to go, and how to catch these feisty fish. Scott Richmond interviews pro guide Marty Sheppard of Little Creek Outfitters. Late spring/early summer is prime tim by Scott Richmond.

Improvements to Daily Email, Selected Waters

Westfly's Daily Email service has been improved. Also, the Selected Waters feature has been repaired. by Scott Richmond.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Frugal Fly Anglers

Gifts FROM tyers, gifts FOR tiers, gifts for kids--here are a fly box full of ideas that won't cost you much at all. by Jeff Morgan.


Fly of the Week

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fishing fly of the week

CDC Czech Nymph. Free-living caddis are drifting in the rivers this month, so fly anglers should be prepared to imitate the larvae. Take some with you when you're fishing in the spring.


Food of the Month

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Midge Pupa.  As stillwater trout shake off the winter doldrums, they begin to gorge on midge pupae. Don't try fly fishing on a lake with a bunch of imitations!

idaho fly fishing
  1. April Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. April Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. April Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. April Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions

  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. So at 13 fps what happens to Owyhee River ?
  2. The Art of Fishing
  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. Looking for summer Rogue river camp advice...
  2. Drift boat test drives?
  3. low and clear Deschutes
  4. Spring Reports
  5. Frogg Togg Waders?
  1. Coming Events

  1. A Wild Trout Success Story, presented by Scott Kinney Thursday, April 23

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