Monthly Archives: May 2015

Callibaetis come early

We’ve seen some thick callibaetis hatches already on local and private lakes, bring with them some fantastic surface dry-fly action!  In general, callibaetis have come early this year, (by about three weeks).  This has made both fish and anglers especially … Continue reading

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Clarity Update

Clarity on the Stone today is about 8-12 inches.  Looks like a go, especially for those who want to throw streamers on along the banks for a big one…

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Spring Creeks, Lakes, and Tailwaters

Now that the Yellowstone is rising and heading into spring run-off we’ve been fishing on the Spring Creeks, local and private lakes, the Lower Madison, the Bighorn and the Missouri.   Of all these options the spring creeks are the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Caddis – the Remix!

We thought there might be one last window for caddis, but none of us thought it would be this good!  If you are looking to be in the bulk of the bugs the bird float has been good.  Looking at … Continue reading

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Yellowstone fishing well

The Yellowstone fished really well yesterday.  For those fishing caddis dries, the fish were rising until around 8:00PM.  If you are looking caddis action try the valley.  If you are looking to throw streamers take your pick, maybe town or … Continue reading

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Clarity report

Looks like a good day to pull a big one off the bank.  Yesterday the guys got out and floated afterwork.  Lost a big one on a streamer and landed a couple on dries.  Folks who floated all day did … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day May Play…

The river is looking better and better.  Town is now down to 6, 910 CFS and dropping.  The visibility from the west channel is still pretty muddy from Billman creek (which comes in by the lumber yard) but the main … Continue reading

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Caddis on the Lower Madison

Now that the Yellowstone has blown completely we are headed to the lower to catch Mother’s Day Caddis.  And the caddis are THICK.  Unfortunately, so are the crowds but that is expected at this point.  Although the water is still … Continue reading

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