Monthly Archives: August 2013

Clarity & Fishing Report 8/31

We’ve been dodging quite a few plugs of mud lately as a result of heavy rains in Yellowstone Park over the past week.  Clarity in town as of 8/31 at 11:30am is emerald green with 2.5-3′ of visibility.  We’ve heard … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

Town is looking great today, but yesterday’s heavy rain in the park has another plug coming.  Check out the upper river web cam to see when that clears, but for now it looks like a pretty thick plug…

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Clarity Report

Town is just a tad to dirty today, even for flashy streamers.  Below town is “iffy” at best, with sections of clear and sections of mud.  Looking at the Yankee Jim webcam, it looks like the best bet is up … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

Town looks fantastic this morning, however there’s at least one more plug of mud coming, (currently located between Gardiner and Mallard’s rest).  It looks like this should be clear up high by tomorrow, (pending on rain this evening).  The plug … Continue reading

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Work around the plugs

As long as you’re able to work around the dirty water the Yellowstone has been fishing well the past few days.  This often means going above the plug where the river has just cleared, or way below the mud so … Continue reading

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Mud Plug

Looks like we have a plug of mud that is currently from Gardiner to Mallard’s Rest.  It looks like a quick plug however, and while it’s not quite ready to fish up top it should be by tomorrow morning, (pending … Continue reading

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Yellowstone fishing well

Depends who’s boat your in, but the Yellowstone has kicked out a few 23″ browns this week. The Yellowstone seems to be turning on strong the past two days.  Who knows what tomorrow will bring…

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Hoppers are getting hotter

Fishing on the Stone remains technical but as long as you are getting long drifts and fishing the right spots the fish are eating hoppers, chubbies, rubberlegs, small beadheads, attractors, and streamers.  The guys catching most of the fish are … Continue reading

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Chubby / Rubby

Take a closer look at the rocks along the edge of the water and you’ll notice plenty of stonefly shucks.  The nymphs crawl out at night and hatch into the adults (one reason you don’t see many adults around at … Continue reading

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Hoppers

There are lots of hoppers on the sides of the Yellowstone right now, particularly wherever you have rocks, cliffs, and tall yellow grass.  Many of these hoppers are large enough to fly away and escape the water when the wind … Continue reading

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