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Solid Dry Fly Action

The dry fly action has been pretty good this past week.  Hoppers, stones, parachutes, ants, and other attractors have all been working well lately as the fish are looking up.  The streamer bite has been slow in general, however if … Continue reading

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River Looking Good, Mud Likely Tomorrow Up High

The Yellowstone is looking clear and ready to fish from top to bottom today.  It looks a few systems will be hitting the Lamar Valley today, so we’ll likely see some mud tomorrow up high.  Yesterday fished well with dries … Continue reading

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Windy today

The Yellowstone is looking great but the “W” is blowing a little harder than it has been the last few days.  Other than that conditions are excellent with no mud plugs and plenty of water.  We do have some rain … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Fishing Well

The river is rocking and rolling with plenty of water for all.  Hoppers have taken over as most anglers are throwing some kind of hopper – either drifting it solo, fishing it with a dry dropper, (like a small ant … Continue reading

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Streamer Fishing on the Stone

Aside from fishing hoppers and other big dries, the streamer fishing has been pretty decent on the Yellowstone this week.  The river has now dropped to 4500 CFS and many of our favorite streamer banks and runs are in great … Continue reading

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Hopper Time

Fish have been looking up and eating hoppers, stones, ants, other terrestrials, and small attractor dries on the Yellowstone this week.  Water temps are staying cool and the fishing has been good right through the afternoon.   Nymphs have been … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

Good news, bad news.  The bad news is there is a lot of thick near Livingston past Big Timber right now.   The good news is that the river is clearing up high and ready to fish today.  By tomorrow … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

As expected, the Yellowstone has been tiger striped with mud this weekend.  We’ve had some excellent fishing in between the mud plugs however, as the fish have been actively looking for food.  Currently there is a larger mud plug coming … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

Today there is a plug of mud from Gardiner reaching down past Corwin Springs (already by 8:00AM).  We suspect this plug will be short since the storms in the Park have been short and the spike on the Lamar wasn’t … Continue reading

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Rain in the Forecast

The Yellowstone was on fire yesterday due to the steady and long lasting cloud cover.  Fish were up and happy eating chubbies, hoppers, ants, and smaller dries.  The nymph and streamer fishing were also pretty solid.  Today’s late afternoon clouds … Continue reading

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