Hogan and Luce have been fishing fair. Cold weather this weekend could completely ice over the lakes. We are about to the end of the open water season and will have to look forward to next spring’s ice out. Access to Luce is from the Hogan reservoir parking lot off County Road 7 RP. If the road is dry, access is no problem. If it has been snowing, 4 wheel drive might required. Sight casting on Luce has been productive. Go wet with small leech patterns or bead headed soft hackled hare’s ears, pheasant tails, Prince nymphs and midge pupae.... View Article
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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: 159 cfs Flow readings are in the South Fork Valley section, 30 miles from Cody. Fishing is fair to good in the Valley area and also inside the Shoshone National Forest. Public access areas near Castle Rock and Bear Creek are also fishing fair. Private water laws apply on the South Fork as on the North Fork. Floating is over for another year. Flies: Wet – tan... View Article
Flows: CFS 274 cfs Flows are very low now. Floating is marginal, walk/wading is best. Fishing has been fair to good all the way to Powell. North Fork Anglers is offering 3 float sections now for your enjoyment. Browns, rainbows, cutthroat, cutbows and the occasional tiger trout. Book a guided trip now. We have some slots open through November, when the lower Shoshone produces excellent fish in the net and bent rods! Wading the Shoshone canyon and the section through town has also been good, especially in the late afternoon until dark. Wade carefully if in the canyon or swifter... View Article
The Sunshine Lakes are beginning to freeze over now. Open water is limited, if not done until next spring. Ice should be 4-6 inches thick before it is safe to walk on. Thicker for motorized vehicles.