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Yellowstone Still Unfloatable

With Spring Fever brewing at an all time high people have been jonesin’ to hit the Stone.  Wade fishing is still the way to go over hear.  Many of the boat ramps are still full of snow, even parking is … Continue reading

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Tough River Access

Some parts of the river are still completely frozen over while others have open water.  The problem is we had so much snow last week that many of the Fishing Access Sites are unplowed and difficult to access without fear … Continue reading

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Still Icy Out There

People have been asking if there is a good section to float the Yellowstone right now and the answer is no.  There are some spots with open water making it possible to wade fish the Yellowstone, however we do no … Continue reading

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Lower Madison

Things have been looking a little icy on the Lower Madison lately.  Be sure to bring a 4-wheel drive vehicle with decent clearance if you are heading to either side of Bear Trap canyon.  With these colder temperatures nymphing is … Continue reading

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Winter Fishing

Yes, people have still been fishing but it has been COLD!  If you do get out there be sure to dress warm, with many layers, a good hat, winter buff, and gloves – especially for those days into negative digits! … Continue reading

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2019 Argentina Fishing Report (Jurassic Lake)

George’s report from Jan 5-12 2019:  I just returned from our Jan. 2019 trip to Jurassic Lake Lodge.  The fishing was awesome as usual, especially the first couple of days when we caught tons of huge fish at “The Boca” … Continue reading

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2019 Argentina Fishing Trip Report (Esquel Outfitters)

We just got back from Argentina and it was a great trip!  It was actually much colder temperatures than we expected, everyone was sure glad we brought along waders once the cold weather rolled in later in the week.  The … Continue reading

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Tailwaters Fishing Well

Fishing on the Yellowstone has been pretty slow lately.  There are a few spots where warmer water comes into the river where fish are more active, but tailwaters like the Missouri, Bighorn, and Lower Madison have been fishing much better. … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Not many people have been fishing this past week, although there have been a few regulars on the spring creeks still. Last week the Yellowstone had a lot of slush floating down it, mainly due to nightly negatives and sub … Continue reading

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Late Fall Fishing

Fishing has slowed down for the most part in SW Montana.  The Yellowstone is free from ice, but it has been so windy lately that almost no one has been floating.  We’ve had some good days on the Paradise Valley … Continue reading

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