Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

November 9, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Flows:  261 cfs.  Flows are down now that the irrigation releases have been stopped until mid-April 2022. The lower Shoshone below Buffalo Bill down river to Willwood Dam has been fishing very well. Floating is still doable, but there are places where boats will drag or even hang up now. This tail water is an excellent dry, nymph or streamer river. The trout sizes run the gamut, but the fishing for browns, rainbows and cutthroat is always good to awesome. Water temps are in the low 50’s and water quality is low and clear. Nymphing is most productive with bead-head... View Article

South Fork

November 9, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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. We apologize for not updating our fishing report pages as regularly as some of you would like to see. Without making a lot of excuses, it is because North Fork Anglers cannot sit at the computer all day posting updates. We are still guiding anglers taking advantage of the low flows and mild fall weather, as well as answering phones, helping retail customers, etc. We do hope... View Article

North Fork Shoshone River

November 8, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

CFS: 166 IN WAPITI VALLEY Conditions:  Flows are very low throughout the North Fork. Water temps are dropping now that longer nights and colder temperatures are here. The trout are still in the river, but the peak times to fish are best mid-morning to mid-afternoon. Nymphs and streamers best. In the Wapiti Valley, there are still some nice trout being caught by Gibbs Bridge to Buffalo Bill Reservoir. We apologize for not updating our fishing report pages as regularly as some of you would like to see. Without making a lot of excuses, it is because North Fork Anglers cannot... View Article