The girls kept catching thru the weekend, but the bite did slow down a little bit. Not sure if it was the full moon or the warmer temperatures or both! We had some beautiful days on the river though and the ladies are still having a great time!

Friday, 2/23

Headed out of Spring Bar today was Kathy WIlder’s group with Paul and WIllie. Kris Collins was our only steelhead catcher today. She reeled in a wild one and a 25″ hatchery. Also at Spring was Lori Archuleta’s team with Rob& Billy. They brought 4 steelhead to the boat. Amy Kurisu landed a 27.5″ hatchery. Kari Adam’s a native. Jessie McCreary and Briana Johnson also landed native steelhead.

Upriver with Brenda Huston’s team with Rich and Dylan, Marcy Grant landed a 23.5″ hatchery keeper.

Saturday 2/24

Fishing was tough today but ladies still managed to reel in a few! Everyone upriver got quite the show from the bighorn sheep we hear, some head butting and rambunctious activity provided some good entertainment!

Shelby Franklin’s team fished with Rusty and Colt. Amber Patton fishing luckily her tournament day reeled in a 25″ keeper. Christina Floyd also landed a wild one.

Shelby’s team!


Ali Horn’s team with Sam and James brought one in. Ashley Banuelos landed a 24″ hatchery! Also some trash fish. And, “the biggest Sqaw fish Sam has ever seen!”

Sara’s sucker!

Ali and her cutthroat!

Ashley with her steelhead!

Ali and her sqawker!

Ali’s team with Sam and James, and extra hand Justin!


Connie Demond’s team went with Brian & Andrew and had 2 steelhead in the boat. Emily Stephens with a whopper of a wild one. Lauren Parker also caught her first, a native as well!

Emily with her crew and her fish!

Lauren’s nice little catch!

The DeMond crew!

Sunday, 2/25

With Rob & Billy, Janet Charboneau’s boat was out with Janet catching a wild steelhead and that was it for their boat.

Karen Fiscus landed a 23″ hatchery fish with Amber Patton’s team out with Rusty & Colt

Amber Patton’s team!

Laurie Anglen’s team, So-FISH-ticaed Ladies went with her school buddy, Rich and bait boy, Andrew. They also lost one of their teammates late last year and made sure to honor her memoy on the boat. Terry loved loved to fish and looked forward to making it for WWB every year and she will be missed! Laurie landed a wild steelhead. Lisa O’Connor also reeled in a 24.5″ hatchery and Mary Nelson landed a 28″ hatchery!

Lisa’s trach fish!

Laurie’s wild one!

Lisa’s hatchery catch

Terry was along for the ride all day, keeping Rich in line!

Team So-FISH-ticated Ladies!

oh, they love their shuttle driver! Camron!


Monday, 2/26

Only 3 boats out today and the bite all but almost shut off for us and winds were pretty terrible too. But all of our girls said they still had a blast on the river, and that’s what we hope for!

Cindy Patterson’s crew was all newcomers and Shannon Zenner did land a wild steelhead on the boat! .

Niki Bingen with April Cooper’s boat landed a beautiful wild steelhead, with Brian and Shadyn!


Niki’s wild one!


We hope it picks up again with the change of weather, stay tuned!!

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Fish Dance is March 16th at 7ish at Seven Devils! Live Music to follow awards from Cliff Miller Band!



Biggest Fish:

1st Place: Babette Monroe – 34.5″ Hatchery Steelhead

2nd Place: Katie Scott – 32.00″ Hatchery Steelhead

3rd Place: Shannon Pruett – 31.5″ Hatchery Steelhead

4th Place: Stacie Grimmett – 30.25″ Hatchery Steelhead

Most Fish:

1st Place: Shelby Lukehart ~ 4 Fish – 48 Hatchery Inches

2nd Place: Kaitlyn Kyro ~ 4 Fish – 24 Hatchery Inches

3rd Place: Shirl Batchelor ~ 4 Fish – 0 Hatchery Inches

4th Place: Stacie Grimmett ~ 3 fish – 55.25 Hatchery Inches

Note: Idaho Fish and Game will not permit Wild Fish to be measured.  For this reason, only Hatchery fish will be included in determining total inches.