Angler's West Blog

June 5, 2014
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The Firehole River, where coldwater trout and boiling geysers are never far apart

There really is no place to flyfish like Yellowstone National Park. The miles of flyfishing only water, strong summer hatches, and abundant eager trout ready to eat your fly is just the beginning of the Yellowstone fishing experience. There is nowhere else on Earth that in the same day you can swing soft hackles below erupting geysers, then throw dry flies while surrounded by America’s largest and oldest bison herd, and finish your day casting salmonflies in the depths of hundred-foot canyons. We consider all of this our backyard, and it’s the best backyard I could imagine having. There is no wrong way to see Yellowstone National Park whether it is by road, trail, or river, but it’s hard to imagine a better way than wading a stream with a Yellowstone Cutthroat tied on to the end of your line.


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Fishing Reports
  • MADISON RIVER - UPPER
  • September 17th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 75 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • MADISON RIVER - LOWER
  • September 17th, 2014
    Sunny, with thunderstorms
    Temperature: 80 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
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  • September 17th, 2014
    Mostly cloudy
    Temperature: 69 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
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    Mostly sunny
    Temperature: 85 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
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  • September 6th, 2014
    Sunny
    Temperature: 68 ° F 
    Fishing: Good