Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wind City

The last couple days it has been ridiculously windy on the Stone.  Saturday we struggled with 40 mph winds and today we battled gusts up to 60-65 mph!  We literally almost got blown over several times.  Floating is obviously unsafe … Continue reading

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Yellowstone streamer report

The past few days have been excellent streamer fishing on the Yellowstone.  No doubt, the calm wind and low hanging clouds played a big roll in it the fish bite.  Still, the fishing was spotty and we had moments where … Continue reading

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YNP fishing well

Yellowstone Park is fishing very well right now.  We’ve had two good cold fronts that have pushed a lot of fish into certain areas of the Park lately.   This year the Park closes on November 3rd, so you still have … Continue reading

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Storm coming…

Looks like we have a nasty system moving today and tomorrow.  Expect 90% chance of precipitation today (rain) and 70% tomorrow (rain and snow).  The good news is that they aren’t calling for much wind, somewhere between 3-7 mph from … Continue reading

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Yellowstone and Madison both fishing well

As the saying goes, green is good and yesterday was… really good on the Yellowstone! The big browns are chasing stripped streamers, but dead drifting them has been even more deadly.  There hasn’t been too much in terms of dry … Continue reading

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Alaska Report

George just got back from his annual hosted trip to Enchanted Lake Lodge, in the heart of Katmai National Park.  As usual, the fishing for huge rainbow trout was exciting.  Mark Seal’s 31 inch rainbow on the Kvichak was one … Continue reading

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Creeks and Small streams

With the Yellowstone muddy and the Madison busy we’ve been fishing local smaller streams as well as the Paradise Valley spring creeks.  The Spring Creeks are now down to $75 (through October 15th), making rod fees slightly more affordable (and … Continue reading

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Clarity Report

The Yellowstone has some thick mud coming down the Valley today, which means that floats tomorrow will likely be safest on the Upper or Lower Madison.  There’s a chance the Yellowstone will be clear enough to float above Yankee Jim, … Continue reading

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Browns on the prowl…

The Yellowstone has been producing some nice fish lately!  Cooler water temps have been getting the browns fired up over here.  While we haven’t caught many on dries, the fishing has been steady and the browns are looking really healthy … Continue reading

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Transition Time

Unfortunately for the big foam dry fly lovers, the fish in the Yellowstone below Point of Rocks F.A.S have decided to key in on smaller dries and nymphs.   The water temperatures have been consistently lower recently, with the addition … Continue reading

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