Fabulous fall colors

Fly fishermen float in a drift boat along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. Drift boats, with their ability to traverse in shallow water, allow anglers access to parts of rivers that are inaccessible by traditional boats or walking alone.

Fall foliage makes for a stunning backdrop as these fishermen float along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday afternoon.

Fall Creek Falls are seen along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. The roughly 60-foot falls are made up of limestone.

Trees change colors along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. As the days get shorter and cooler the process of making food within the leaves ceases. This causes the leaves’ green pigment to become less dominant and allows the other colors to show through according to the Farmers’ Almanac website.

A fly fisherman casts along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. SnakeRiverAngler.com reports “hatches and surface action are best from about 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with the afternoon hours from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. being the sweet spot.”

A tree changes colors in the Caribou National Forest in Swan Valley on Monday.

Fly fishermen float in a drift boat along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. Drift boats, with their ability to traverse in shallow water, allow anglers access to parts of rivers that are inaccessible by traditional boats or walking alone.

Fall foliage makes for a stunning backdrop as these fishermen float along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday afternoon.

Fall Creek Falls are seen along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. The roughly 60-foot falls are made up of limestone.

Trees change colors along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. As the days get shorter and cooler the process of making food within the leaves ceases. This causes the leaves’ green pigment to become less dominant and allows the other colors to show through according to the Farmers’ Almanac website.

A fly fisherman casts along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. SnakeRiverAngler.com reports “hatches and surface action are best from about 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with the afternoon hours from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. being the sweet spot.”

A tree changes colors in the Caribou National Forest in Swan Valley on Monday.

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