Angler’s West Fly fishing Reports

Angler’s West Blog and Yellowstone Area Flyfishing Report is updated regularly. This is where you will find the latest information about the area's rivers, stream flows, weather, and  what's hatching as well as fly patterns to use.   You’ll also find gear reviews, reports for other area streams like the Madison and Gallatin rivers, and general information about the Yellowstone and Paradise Valley region.

Another Big Bug!

Jul
27
2015

Posted & filed under Fishing Reports.

People ask, "Why can you fish the Chubby Chernobyl a majority of the summer and have success on it?" Our answer is this picture right here. Long after the Goldens, Salmon flies, and Sallies are gone, this guy (yes this is a male, although he is missing his rear end) appear at the end of July...

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Can't Always Get What You Want.....

Jul
24
2015

Posted & filed under Fishing Reports.

We knew it had to be coming.....  And that mud from the Park has finally shown.  With the strength of the weather systems we were faced with yesterday, we may have a couple days of this.  Today's photo is from the Flying Pig Adventure Company's back deck overlooking the river...

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River is Clean

Jul
23
2015

Posted & filed under Fishing Reports.

  Despite the Booming thunderstorm that hit the upper valley area yesterday, the Yellowstone remains in plenty fishable shape today.  Had report from Gardiner first thing this morning- before I even had morning coffee- that things looked A-OK up top.  No mud in...

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Forest Service to Extend Emigrant Mine Proposal Comment Period

Jul
21
2015

Posted & filed under Events.

    Due to an outbreak of public comments received last week (!!), Custer-Gallatin National Forest Representatives have decided to extend the period with which comments would be taken on the Proposed Lucky Mineral's exploratory mining venture on the side of iconic Paradise Valley's...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report, July 20, 2015

Jul
20
2015

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It has been a week of trial, error, and success out there on the Yellowstone River. We have had a few mud plugs to fish around last week but the water is looking great today. Water temps are in the mid 60's and it looks as if the water will hold in the mid to upper 60's until the end of the week....

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report, July 13, 2015

Jul
13
2015

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The rain and cooler temperatures last week really had a positive effect on the Yellowstone river. Yes we did have a week trying to find fish-able water in-between sections of mud but things are looking even better for the future. Water temps near Livingston are hovering around 63 degrees today...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report, July, 6 2015

Jul
6
2015

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Hope everyone had a happy and safe 4th of July! Why not kick off the month with a good old 65 mile mud plug? Well unfortunately that is what we are seeing today as we look out on to the river. The rain yesterday bumped flows on the Gardner and the Yellowstone is unfishable from Gardner to...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report June 23, 2015

Jun
23
2015

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The Yellowstone is still fishing very well as we are seeing a lot of bugs out on the river. To name a few, Salmon Flies (In and above Yankee Jim Canyon), Yellow Sallies, Golden Stones, Caddis, PMD's, and Green Drakes. The Yellow Sallies, Golden's and Caddis, span the entire valley and...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report June 18, 2015

Jun
18
2015

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The Yellowstone has been dropping into shape the last few days. The Water is green and it looks very good. We had a little mud plug yesterday due to some rain in the park but it is clear of the valley now. The big Salmon flies have been spotted by the 26 mile boat launch. Fish are eating...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report, June 12, 2015

Jun
10
2015

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Still waiting on the Yellowstone. Flows are staying consistent in the 8000-9000 cfs range at Corwin Springs above Yankee Jim Canyon. Flows are even higher in the valley and towards Livingston. Clarity is very poor. The smaller tributaries are clearing each day and may drop into shape...

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Yellowstone Area Fishing Report June 6, 2015

Jun
6
2015

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Runoff time for the Yellowstone! We are in it now. High muddy water looks to be the river conditions for the next couple of weeks. We will keep you posted once things start to look fishy again! Fishing on the Spring Creeks has slowed a little this last week due to bright sun and hot...

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Streamflows

Stream Flows

(cfs): 2140
(cfs): 2670
64.04 F°
n/a
64.94 F°
(cfs): 228
61.7 F°
(cfs): 25
(cfs): 118
(cfs): 78
(cfs): 151
(cfs): 648
61.16 F°