Silver Creek Brown Drakes
It's not time yet but we are getting close. With opening day of fishing this Saturday in Idaho including Silver Creek, expect to see light Baetis and PMD hatches throughout the day on the upper reaches of Silver Creek (Double R and The Silver Creek Preserve). Downstream of the HWY 20 Bridge, there are many Brown Drake nymphs in 6 inches of silt or less and their wing pads have darkened indicating a likely early start to Brown Drakes this year. Time will only tell but consider starting your Brown Drake recon missions a little earlier this year.