North Fork Shoshone River

March 23, 2020 4:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The North Fork of the Shoshone is rated as one of the best free stone rivers in the northern Rocky Mtn West. The river fishes best March through the end of October. Right now, the trout have begun moving into the river and moving up stream at a rapid rate. Anglers have had their best success fishing Buffalo Bill State Park where the river enters Buffalo Bill Reservoir. The fishing is fantastic currently. Don’t miss the action!! We recommend stout fly rods – fast action 5-7 weights right now. 1X-3X tippet recommended if you want to put one of these... View Article

Bighorn / Wind River

March 14, 2020 10:00 am Published by 2 Comments

Nymph and streamer fishing is the name of the game with some dry midge or bwo action later in the day. There is some early season rainbow spawning happening.  Please leave these fish alone.  Their successful spawn is critical for better fishing in the future. CFS: 1036 – Clear!  Flies:  Nymphs – San Juan Worms,  Yum Yum scud, Small Pheasant Tails, Scuds, pink soft hackle sow bug, Yuk Bugs, Pats Rubber Legs, Jig-head nymphs.  Midge pupa, wire worm. Streamer patterns. Leeches, woolly buggers and cone-head zonkers, double bunnies, sex dungeons and muddler minnows are also taking trout. Hatches are blue wing olives and... View Article

Madison, Gibbon, and Firehole YNP

March 14, 2020 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yellowstone National Park is closed to fishing on these rivers until the May 2, 2020. These close again, November 2, 2020.   Fishing reports will resume a week before opening day on the Firehole, Madison and Gibbon Rivers so you are prepared for action when the Park opens to angling!