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Blog– 2011

Our adventures in the Henry’s Fork area lead us to many new discoveries. We share these tips here so that you can benefit from things we find out when we’re out fishing.

HFF Sponsors Patagonia Fishing Trip with Mike Lawson

Dec 29, 2011 | Mike Lawson

Join fly fishing legend Mike Lawson, the Henry’s Fork Foundation, and Patagonia River Guides on the ultimate fly fishing adventure in March!

In the past 10 years Patagonia River Guides has…

Lazer Midge

Dec 5, 2011 | Mike Lawson

Winter has set in here in Island Park so its time to sit down at the vise and start preparing for the spring fishing just a few long months away. I'll be doing my best to showcase different flies…

Ashton Dam Update

Nov 3, 2011 | Mike Lawson

Just received the following dam update from the HFF…

PacifiCorp informed us this morning that they are doing some inspection work around the tunnel area and the coffer dam. To complete that…

River Update below Ashton

Sep 30, 2011 | Mike Lawson

I went down to Ora Bridge today and there is obviously little change in the river conditions from last week (see previous post). We were also told very little from the HFF & IDFG this past week…

River Below Ashton Dam

Sep 26, 2011 | Mike Lawson

We're still receiving quite a few calls from concerned anglers about the lower river below the Ashton Dam. We are likewise very concerned and yesterday I took a few photos of the river at Ora…

Quote of The Day

Sep 13, 2011 | Mike Lawson

“Do you know how you can tell if someone’s a fishing guide… they’ll tell you.”

Ashton Dam Project Update

Sep 8, 2011 | Mike Lawson

We've become aware that anglers are starting to catch wind of the recent work being performed on the Ashton Dam tunnel. Conerncing the situation, Kim Ragotzkie with the Henry's Fork Foundation…

A Guide’s other Passion

Aug 28, 2011 | Mike Lawson

A few weeks ago I was able to watch a member of our senior guide staff, Mark “Smitty” Smith, engage in one of his other life passions…painting. His artwork can be found throughout our fly…