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Yellowstone River Fishing Report, Montana Fishing Report for the Paradise Valley and Livingston Montana.

Callibaetis Continue!

Surprisingly the Callibaetis hatches have been hanging on strong!  The past couple days we have been seeing callibaetis spinners on the water early in the morning, (from the day before), with a thick hatch starting around noon to 2:00.  Damsels … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Fishing Well

The Yellowstone has been kicking out some nice fish lately!  Hoppers have been the name of the game although small nymphs, rubberlegs, evening caddis, and streamers have also been working well.  The river is still a little dicey in spots, … Continue reading

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Hoppertunity Continues

The river has still been fishing well, especially in the afternoons.  There are lots of hoppers out this year and the fish have been looking up!  Last winter’s generous snow pack is still giving the river plenty of cool water … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Still Fishing

The Yellowstone has gotten a little tougher but still fishing well.   As we enter further into August we will continue to see a shift from stoneflies to hoppers.  Other terrestrials such as ants, beetles, and crickets have also been … Continue reading

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Callibaetis Hatches Still Thick

There have still been some thick callibaetis hatches on our local and private lakes.  With solid spinner falls early in the morning, many fish have been looking up to eat early, (depending on the wind).  With enough spent spinners to … Continue reading

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Hopper Time

The hopper bite has been quite good this week.  Guides have been fishing hoppers all day with success, although the afternoons have been the best.  We have a bunch of hoppers around this year, if you are listening, you’ll probably … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

There have been some pretty hard rain and even hail storms hitting in the afternoons.  The good news is that the plugs from the Gardiner and Lamar were short and already well past town.  No more new spikes on the … Continue reading

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Safety First – Dangerous Waters

The Yellowstone has dropped under 6,000 CFS.  While certain sections of the river have really shaped up well, others have become dangerous.  Sections to avoid include Yankee Jim Canyon, Pine to Carter’s, Carter’s to 89, 89 to Springdale, and Springdale … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Fishing Well

The Yellowstone has been fishing well this past week.  With flows under 6,000 the river is taking shape and many of the shelves, riffles, and drop offs we all enjoy fishing are in prime time levels.  Hoppers are starting to … Continue reading

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Dry Fly Fishing on Local and Private Lakes

Dry Flies have been working well recently on local and private lakes.  Callibaetis duns and spent spinners have been some of the best patterns, as well as damsel dries, traveling sedges, hoppers, and other terrestrial patterns. Depending on the day, … Continue reading

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