Monthly Archives: September 2012

Local and Private Lakes fishing well

Both local and private lakes have been fishing well lately.  With cooler water temps and less fishing pressure you can pretty much expect a slam dunk day.  The only thing that might make fishing slower is if you happen to … Continue reading

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Streamer bite is back

Seems like every river in Montana last week experienced better than average streamer fishing – the fish are most likely chasing a little better due to colder nights and cooler water temperatures.  The browns on the Yellowstone are still hard … Continue reading

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A change in colors

Starting in September, we welcome a change in colors; both in the foliage surrounding the rivers we fish, as well as the fish themselves.  Trout, (especially brown trout), don’t need to be as beautiful as they are.  Let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Last the last few days it’s been pretty windy over here.  The hopper bite is slowing down but we still recommend fishing them as your top fly, with some kind of size #12-18 attractor dry behind it.  In general the … Continue reading

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Yellowstone River fishing report

Most folks fishing the Yellowstone have been either throwing dries or streamers lately.  If you are looking for more numbers, then try fishing a mix of royal wulff cripples, parachute adams (both with white or black posts), purple haze, purple … Continue reading

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Upper Madison report

If you are the type that likes fishing with streamers, the Upper Madison  might be a destination to keep in mind over next few weeks.  Big fish have been found in the middle of the river, as well as in … Continue reading

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Streamer bite picking up…

The Yellowstone has been fishing well lately, especially with streamers.  You certainly have to work for them right now, most of the fish we caught last night were holding in relatively fast water, about 2-4 feet deep, just off the … Continue reading

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Pine Creek Fire improving

Just when we thought we were through the thick of fire season we had not one, but two fires pop up.  The Millie Fire, also known as the Castle Rock or Rat Lake fire, (near the Gallatin River) began with … Continue reading

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