Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

North Fork Shoshone River

May 5, 2022 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

CFS: 1000 IN WAPITI VALLEY Conditions:  Flows have started to increase as the low-lying snow melts.  This should move more fish above Newton Creek.  Ambient temperatures are forecasted to cooldown this weekend which should help the river come into shape. *Game and fish have been shocking the river.  We are not sure how this will affect the fish as they move up to spawn. Stonefly nymphs are the name of the game right.  Bigger and buggier when the water is high and dingy.  Transitioning to smaller and more realistic as the water drops and clears We apologize for not updating... View Article

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

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Flows:  1191 cfs.  The Bureau of Rec have started ramping up flows for the irrigation season.  We don’t expect the flows to rise very much higher than 1500 cfs this year due to a low snowpack.  Be aware of changing water conditions this time of year. Especially while wading.  The fish will most likely be in a funk until the flows stabilize. Dries: BWO’s, Midges, some Caddis action. Nymphs: Perdigons, Prince’s, PT, Soft Hackle PT, Tungsten Meathead, Tungsten French Lick, Bloody Mary, San Juan worms Streamers: Sculpzilla, Peanut Envy, Platte River Special, JawBreakers, Mena’s Slide Bugger. Should you want an... View Article

South Fork

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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. Should you want an immediate update on flows, water quality, hatches, fly suggestions, we advise you call, not email, North Fork Anglers at 307-527-7274 for that. We also suggest and recommend that you do the same for the 2022 Guided Trip season to reserve dates and guides. We are already getting bookings for late spring and summer trips in 2022. If you have your dates picked out,... View Article