Recent News & Blogs Archive

Summer 2020

June 13th, 2020

Summer 2020 is upon us and Westbank Anglers is ready for another fantabulous fishing season!  Despite the rough and turbulent waters we are all floating through, Westbank Anglers is poised to help you navigate the ebb and flow in the safest and smartest way possible.  We are excited to get on the area rivers a […]

September 2019

September 18th, 2019

After a great summer, the rivers in the Jackson area are coming into their prime fishing season.  With the change of season comes changes in water levels and a change in the variety of bugs.   The river flows on the Snake are a bit higher than normal for this time of year, but the flows […]

Let’s Go Fishing!

May 23rd, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and with it we welcome the 2019 fishing season in the Jackson Hole area.  This season is looking like it will be one for the books.  Our water situation is ideal, the fish have had a couple years of high water so they are big and healthy and the […]

Kiwi Adventures with Mark Buljan

March 21st, 2019

Our very own Mark Buljan, veteran Westbank guide and all around good dude, recently took a trip to New Zealand with our friend Suzy Dominik. They embarked on a 2 week adventure to find some of the fabled trout found on the South Island. They joined John Gendall (former Westbank guide and Kiwi) for some […]

Dreaming of summer fishing!

January 22nd, 2019

Winter is in full effect here in Jackson Hole. But that doesn’t mean we can’t look towards the upcoming fishing season. Even as the snow keeps piling up outside the days have started getting longer. This means warmer days are just around the corner! Let us know if you’re ready to book your guides for […]

Christmas Specials and Holiday Cheer!

December 6th, 2018

HoHoHoliday season is upon us!  Check out our sale page to see a few of the items we’ve got up to 40% off! And, we’ve got you covered if you need a gift idea for the angler in your family. Looking for stocking stuffers like SPF lip balm, Loon fly floatant, Rising nippers, or Croakies? How about a […]

Fall Colors and Flows

September 26th, 2018

The water is being dropped at a somewhat dramatic pace per usual during the Fall season, so stay tuned for updates on conditions and recommendations! Streamer fishing will turn on before we know it with the temperatures falling quickly.

August 15th, 2018

Fishing on the South Fork and the Snake River is in prime time! Big dry flies are being crushed and fish can’t get enough of bugs hatching in riffles. We would love to get you out on the water, so give us a call at the shop!  

Rivers and Tributaries Coming Into Their Prime

July 16th, 2018

We’ve had a great past two weeks of fishing. The first week of July offered us an unforgettable salmon fly hatch on the South Fork of the Snake in Idaho. Thousands of salmon flies hatched on the river and in the Swan Valley area, with fish ready and hungry to eat big bugs. On the […]

Salmonflies on the South Fork

July 4th, 2018

The notorious Salmonflies have been making their way up the South Fork of the Snake River, and the fish are looking up.  Anglers are having just as much or better success nymphing Pat’s rubber legs and heavy bead-headed flies, but you can’t exaggerate the thrill of a big top water hit. The big bugs are […]