The photo contest is back again this year! We are keeping the same rules as 2021. Our categories will remain: Wildlife, scenery (which is basically everything that isn't Wildlife) and Youth (anyone 18 or under in 2022). We will be awarding prizes in all three categories ($100 gift certificate to Gates Lodge & Fly Shop). We are asking that contestants submit no more than two photos per category. The contest is open to everyone. However, members of the Foundation Board of Direc
Between last Summer’s very hot summer and this Spring’s unusual Opening Week warmth; anglers are becoming more aware of the impact of high temperatures on our wild trout populations. Simply put, we need to modify our fishing plans when river temps endanger the trout.
Higher water temps mean that there is less dissolved oxygen which results in the trout becoming stressed. Prolonged periods of high temps can, and do, lead to trout mortality. If the river is hot and an alrea