Local Fishing Report: July 2021

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 some July tips and destinations. And be sure to hydrate and come prepared for extra-warm conditions!…

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, too. As you plan your next trip, here are a few tips to keep in mind: Bass It’s prime bass…

Saying Goodbye to my Best Fishing Buddy

I’ll be honest up front—this is the most difficult column I’ve ever written. Winston, our Yorkshire terrier and my best fishing buddy for 11 years, has gone to doggy heaven. His passing was free of suffering, but sudden and unexpected. He was my first pet and, for most of his life, an only child for…

Local Fishing Report: May 2021

Late spring fishing is excellent across our region. It is peak season for many ponds, lakes and reservoirs, which should be the focus for anglers when spring runoff makes our local rivers muddy, fast and unpredictable. Here are a few ideas to help you plan your next Idaho fishing adventure: Hit a Local Pond As…

Tight Lines 208 on Idaho News 6

Tight Lines 208 was recently featured on KIVI Idaho News 6’s “Idaho Backroads” segment. Reporter Lynsey Amundson attended our “All About That Bass” fishing class on April 13 and got the inside scoop on how Tight Lines 208 is helping local anglers build knowledge, confidence and a love of the great outdoors. A big thanks…

Local Fishing Report: April 2021

Spring fishing hits its full stride in April, making it a great month to chase largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, Kokanee salmon and more. As water temperatures warm and river conditions change, here are some pointers and ideas to keep in mind while you plan your next fishing trip. Bass Season is Here! As water…