Fishing Reports

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Yellowstone National Park Rivers - May 25th, 2015
  • Recorded:
  • 0 ° F 
  • Fishing: Great
Yellowstone National Park Fishing 05/25/15

We made it! Just in time for runoff Yellowstone National Park opens up the fishing season and we have some great water to go fish. The Firehole and Madison rivers are the place to be with good flows and clarity. We have heard reports of PMD hatches on the firehole.


Recommended Flies:
Parachute Hopper sz 8-14
Morrish Hopper sz 8-14
CFO ant sz 10-14
Elk Hair Caddis sz 14-18
X-2 Caddis sz 16-18
Goddard Caddis sz 14-18
Translucent Caddis sz 14-18
Sparkle Pupa sz 14-18
Mangy Caddis sz 14-18
HiViz Adams sz 14-18
Gunnison Green Drake sz 12-14
Purple Haze sz 14-18
Split case PMD sz 16-18
Pheasant Tail sz 14-18
Prince Nymph sz 14-18
Pheasant tail Softhackle sz 14-18
Chubby Chernobyls sz 6-10
Pats Rubber Legs sz 6-10
Tungsten Golden Stone sz 8-12
20 Incher Stone sz 8-12
Wooly Buggers sz 6-12
Slumpbusters sz 6-10
Zonkers sz 4-8

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.
 
Yellowstone National Park Rivers - April 17th, 2015
  • Recorded:
  • Sunny
  • 50 ° F 
  • Fishing: Poor
Yellowstone National Park Fishing is still closed. Opening day is Sat May 23.

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.
 
Yellowstone National Park Rivers - November 4th, 2014
  • Recorded:
  • Snow
  • 25 ° F 
  • Fishing: Poor
Yellowstone National Park Fishing is now closed until the 3rd Sat in May, 2015

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.
 
Yellowstone National Park Rivers - October 11th, 2014
  • Recorded:
  • Mostly cloudy
  • 50 ° F 
  • Fishing: Great
Yellowstone National Park Fishing 10/11/14
No better time to be in the park. Still. The Madison, Gibbon, and Firehole rivers are all fishing well. The Firehole had a bit of a slow down due to the warmer temps last week but the temperatures look good now and should stay that way for a while. Baetis and Caddis in their various stages will get fish to eat along with streamers, buggers. A great time to try a traditional way of nymphing using soft hackles and swinging them down and accross to big running browns looking for a snack. The north east corner has been fishing pretty well as we make are way further into fall. We are hearing reports of fish still eating hoppers on the Lamar and Slough. Until we get that freeze these bugs will still be around. The forcast is calling for cooler temps and possibility of rain which means good fishing.

Recommended Flies:
Parachute Hopper sz 8-14
Morrish Hopper sz 8-14
CFO ant sz 10-14
Elk Hair Caddis sz 14-18
X-2 Caddis sz 16-18
Goddard Caddis sz 14-18
Translucent Caddis sz 14-18
Sparkle Pupa sz 14-18
Mangy Caddis sz 14-18
HiViz Adams sz 14-18
Gunnison Green Drake sz 12-14
Purple Haze sz 14-18
Split case PMD sz 16-18
Pheasant Tail sz 14-18
Prince Nymph sz 14-18
Pheasant tail Softhackle sz 14-18
Chubby Chernobyls sz 6-10
Pats Rubber Legs sz 6-10
Tungsten Golden Stone sz 8-12
20 Incher Stone sz 8-12
Wooly Buggers sz 6-12
Slumpbusters sz 6-10
Zonkers sz 4-8

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.
 
Yellowstone National Park Rivers - September 30th, 2014
  • Recorded:
  • Cloudy
  • 55 ° F 
  • Fishing: Great
Yellowstone National Park Fishing 09/30/14
No better time to be in the park. Again the clouds and cooler temps have made fish active. Look for the runners in the southwest corner. Using a streamer with a soft hackle can be effective. Baetis and Caddis will also produce fish in these waters. In the North East the water is clearing after more rain and the fishing can be good later in the afternoon. Hoppers are still on the menu along with drakes, caddis, and midges. The road from Norris to Madison reopened today so getting around will be a little easier.

Recommended Flies:
Parachute Hopper sz 8-14
Morrish Hopper sz 8-14
CFO ant sz 10-14
Elk Hair Caddis sz 14-18
X-2 Caddis sz 16-18
Goddard Caddis sz 14-18
Translucent Caddis sz 14-18
Sparkle Pupa sz 14-18
Mangy Caddis sz 14-18
HiViz Adams sz 14-18
Gunnison Green Drake sz 12-14
Purple Haze sz 14-18
Split case PMD sz 16-18
Pheasant Tail sz 14-18
Prince Nymph sz 14-18
Pheasant tail Softhackle sz 14-18
Chubby Chernobyls sz 6-10
Pats Rubber Legs sz 6-10
Tungsten Golden Stone sz 8-12
20 Incher Stone sz 8-12
Wooly Buggers sz 6-12
Slumpbusters sz 6-10
Zonkers sz 4-8

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.
 
Yellowstone National Park Rivers - September 25th, 2014
  • Recorded:
  • Sunny
  • 73 ° F 
  • Fishing: Good
Yellowstone National Park Fishing 09/25/14
The southwest corner continues to get better with cooler water temperatures. Expect to see baetis, and caddis on the Firehole, Madison, and Gibbon. Swinging streamers and soft hackles will get fish eatin as well. Also expect to see other angler's in these areas. It's no secret that big browns run up from Hebgen into these stretches of river. Lamar, Soda Butte, and Slough will continue to fish well with mayfly attractors, their nymph stage immitations, and small terrestrials. Keep in mind the road from Norris to Madison is closed until the end of the month.

Recommended Flies:
Parachute Hopper sz 8-14
Thunder thighs hopper sz 10-14
Morrish Hopper sz 8-14
Fat head beetle sz 10-14
CFO ant sz 10-14
Fleetle sz 8-12
Bubba's Ant sz 12
Elk Hair Caddis sz 14-18
X-2 Caddis sz 16-18
Goddard Caddis sz 14-18
Translucent Caddis sz 14-18
Sparkle Pupa sz 14-18
Mangy Caddis sz 14-18
HiViz Adamas sz 14-18
Gunnison Green Drake sz 12-14
Purple Haze sz 14-18
Split case PMD sz 16-18
Pheasant Tail sz 14-18
Prince Nymph sz 14-18
Pheasant tail Softhackle sz 14-18
Jake's Hotcake Salmonfly sz 6-8
Chubby Chernobyls sz 6-10
Pats Rubber Legs sz 6-10
Tungsten Golden Stone sz 8-12
20 Incher Stone sz 8-12
Wooly Buggers sz 6-12
Slumpbusters sz 6-10
Zonkers sz 4-8

Feel free to stop by the shop anytime or give a call 406-333-4401 for any other information.