Monthly Archives: July 2013

8/1 Mud Update

Expect the thick mud (shown above in town yesterday around 7:30AM) to be somewhere below Springdale and Big Timber tomorrow.  Town should be clear by the morning of 8/1, as it was just a tint too chalky to fish well … Continue reading

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Got Chubbies?

The Yellowstone is starting to fish a little more like August than mid-late July.  The only tricky part is there’s not as many hoppers out as we typically see in August to really get the fish going.  Luckily there are … Continue reading

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Yellowstone fishing well

The dry fly fishing continues on the Yellowstone.  We’ve been seeing both nocturnal stones and larger brown stones hatching from top to bottom, as well as caddis in evenings.  Sallies are on the way out, but the fish still are … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

Dr. G. with a thick Valley Cutthroat… Photo: Hank Bechard The last couple days we’ve been dealing with some mud but we’re in the clear now.  There were two main plugs, a really bad mud slide on the Yellowstone near … Continue reading

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Dry Fly Fishing continues

The Dry fly fishing was excellent yesterday, most likely a direct result of the long welcomed cloud cover.  We’ve been seeing lots of stonefly shucks on the rocks from Springdale all the way up through town – but enough said … Continue reading

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Yellowstone fishing well…

The Yellowstone has come back into great shape after last week’s mud.  We’ve had some fantastic dry fly fishing up high.  Caddis and yellow sallies have been the main hatches, however just about any attractor dries have been working well.  … Continue reading

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Stoneflies still in the Park

Last call for salmonflies and goldenstones inside Yellowstone National Park… (and yes, you’ll want to bring your hiking shoes). The fish aren’t the largest trout you’ll ever catch, but what you’ll miss is size you’ll make up in numbers and … Continue reading

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Yellowstone is back

Finally, after 4 days of thick mud the Yellowstone is back to that classic, “Green is Good” tint, (at least between Gardiner and Mid Valley).  Expect that same clarity of water to be below town by tomorrow.  Savvy anglers know … Continue reading

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Open Options

The Yellowstone is still muddy and recovering from both a slide on the Gardiner as well as a slide from the Yellowstone itself.  The river is clearing above Yankee Jim and should be fishable tomorrow, and as long as we … Continue reading

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Mud Slide

The Yellowstone currently has a rather large mud plug from Gardiner to Livingston right now.  Sounds like yesterday’s hard morning rain created a mud slide on the Gardner River.  We’ve also heard that the Larmar got a little muddy as … Continue reading

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