Local Fishing Report: September 2021

September is an awesome month for Idaho anglers. Just about every kind of fishing is available this time of year, and with cool mornings and daytime temps in the 70s, it’s a beautiful time to…

Fillet & Fry Sells Out; Second Class Offered

Fillet & Fry is one of Tight Lines 208’s most popular fishing classes, and with good reason. In addition to learning a lifelong skill that will help anglers make the most out of their catches…

Tight Lines 208 to Talk Trout at Treefort Fest

Want to learn more about catching, harvesting and enjoying a sustainable meal of fresh Idaho trout? Be sure to check out the Foodfort event “Trout Talk: From Sustainable Fishing to the Perfect Sear,” happening at…

Local Fishing Report: August 2021

Fishing and the weather remain hot across the Treasure Valley as we march toward fall. An unfortunate side effect of the heat and extended drought is low water in several regional fisheries—a topic I’ll explore…

Local Fishing Report: July 2021

Well folks, it has been HOT. With all this record-setting, 100-degree nonsense, not all outdoor activities are fun, safe or accessible. But there are multiple ways to beat the heat while fishing. Read on for…

Local Fishing Report: June 2021

June is one of my favorite months for fishing in Idaho. Warmwater species like bass and bluegill are absolutely on fire, and there are some cool opportunities to chase rare finds like ocean-run Chinook salmon,…