South Fork

May 10, 2021 9:00 am

The South Fork of the Shoshone is a smaller version of the North Fork of the Shoshone, with more boulders and pocket water and less public access to BLM, State or USFS land.

CFS: 416 Flow readings are in the South Fork Valley section, 30 miles from Cody.

 

Private water laws apply on the South Fork as on the North Fork.

Flies: Wet – tan or black North Fork Specials size 10-14 are working very well, especially the black bodied red or purple tungsten bead versions! Other wet flies that are working – Bead head or regular Prince, copper Johns, bloody Mary, PT’s, gold ribbed hare’s ear, and gray or peacock soft hackles. Sizes #8-18.

Dries – Midges, small para Adams, purple haze, Griffith’s gnats.

Streamers: woolly buggers, muddler minnows, zonkers and similar imitations size 2-10.

 


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