Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

North Fork

March 14, 2020 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We have started to see a few fish migrating up the river.  Fishing around Gibbs bridge will be your best bet until the lower section closes April 1st. Flies: North Fork Specials, Sparkle Stones, Pats Rubber legs, Halfbacks, 20 inchers, Soft Hackle Jigs, Trout Pupa. Flows CFS:  163

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

March 14, 2020 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Flows:  564 cfs The BuRec has started increasing the flows on the Losho which has injected a significant amount of floating debris into the river.  If flows stabilize we should have good fishing by the end of the week.  If the flows keep rising it might be some time before you’ll be able to get a clean drift and the fish get active again. BWO’s and midges (size 20) below the dam and through town to Corbett Bridge area. Hatches best midday, or 12-3. Streamer and nymph fishing is spectacular right now! We have also been seeing some caddis moving... 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. Pay attention. Public and private lands intersect. Trespassing is enforced big time. Winter Storm warning for the next few days CFS: 89 in the S. Fork Valley  Water temps are cold. Ice is building along the edges in the upper valley making it difficult to fish without fly lines or leaders hanging on shelf ice or flowing ice. There is limited fishing inside Shoshone National Forest. Ice is prevalent on... View Article