Iced over in most places above and below the falls. Water temps are cold until late in the day. Action slow. Wait until spring or after spring runoff is our recommendation.
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16The Clark’s Fork is fishing slow to fair for rainbows, browns and whitefish in the fish hatchery in Clark. Midges are the primary insect activity. Water temps are cold except near the fish hatchery where large springs warm the river a bit. CFS: ICE at Clarks Fork Fish Hatchery One can wade the river in places downstream from the canyon. Flies for the lower Clark Fork: Streamers are your best bet, backed by sowbugs, scuds and small nymphs. Medium size rubber-legs in black, brown or purple are good searching patterns. Trail these with silver, red or purple bead Black North Fork Specials,... View Article
The East Lake and West Lake have iced over. Temps are now in the mid 30’s at East and West Newton Lake. Ice conditions are improving for ice fishing.
Water temps are in the 30’s and low 40’s depending on location. Ice has limited the fishing inside Shoshone National Forest. Ice is also prevalent in the Wapiti Valley sections and downstream toward Buffalo Bill Reservoir. Wading carefully is advised. While hatches are scarce now, midges and some bwo’s are around. Don’t expect a lot of trout action. Whitefish are taking nymphs readily in the open water sections. Flows CFS: 168
Both Sunshine Reservoirs are freezing over. It is recommended you wait until ice out sometime in later April, early May 2020. Or, you can drill holes in the ice now and jig for trout and splake.