A good bit of news for the Henry’s Fork immediately below Island Park Dam is that flow out of the dam has remained above 500 cfs all winter. Annual average flow out of the dam through the winter has been just below 400 cfs. The higher flow gives more natural bank cover for the youngest of trout to use for shelter thus helping their life expectancy. They are the future, so the more of them, the better.
On the lower river successful fishing is holding steady, so visits whether through boating or wading are on the increase making “social distancing” more difficult to achieve. Nevertheless solitude can be found especially early and late in the day. Consider using the presentation strategies offered in our recent fishing reports for this part of the river.