Monthly Archives: February 2012

4 Weight Shootout Underway…

The past couple days we have diligently been casting and comparing over 30 of the latest and greatest 4-weight rods.  Luckily we reserved the civic center as a backup plan again because it snowed.  We tested the rods at 25′, … Continue reading

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On track for a good water year

Snow water equivalent for the upper Yellowstone right now is sitting at 95%.  Knock on wood, but we could finally get a “normal” year.  If the weather keeps up with the status quo, we should be able to fish Salmonflies … Continue reading

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Skunked

Sorry for the delayed reports, we have been busy working hard on the 4 weight shootout lately.  Since the Yellowstone has been free from ice for a while, we decided to float last Sunday.  Hank was the only one to … Continue reading

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Paradise Valley Spring Creeks

Midges continue to be the main food source out on the creeks.  The biggest issue has been the wind blowing them off the water as soon as their emergence begins.  When the dry fly fishing slows down, we’ve been fishing … Continue reading

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Bighorn River Winter Fishing

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Midge Hatches Improving

We’ve actually had some good dry fly fishing the past few days.  Low hanging clouds and no wind have been the  main contributing factors.  The midges above (near Mallard’s Rest) starting coming off thick around 10:30 or 11:00AM.  The active … Continue reading

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Patagonia Rock Grip Boots with Aluminum Bars

Patagonia Rock Grip Boot Gear review By George Anderson I’ll have to admit I was a little skeptical about trying these new boots from Patagonia, after the less than pleasant time I had with their “Sticky” rubber soled boots earlier … Continue reading

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The “16/20″

The Yellowstone has been hit or miss the last few days, (surprise, surprise).  The good news is that the “w”  has let up a little, (knock on wood) hence the midge dry fly fishing has improved drastically.  If you are … Continue reading

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Yellowstone River

The Yellowstone has been tougher the last few days.  Partly due to the sun, partly due to the wind.  Despite the really cold water temperature, we’ve had some good lunch time swats and a few evening tugs.   If you’re … Continue reading

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Lower Madison fishing well

We’ve had several good reports from the lower Madison lately.  ”The report is that the fishing is excellent, there’s no ice, there’s no people, and yesterday there was hardly any wind.  Low and slow is the way to go!”  This … Continue reading

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