Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

North Fork Shoshone River

April 16, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  Don’t forget the lower North Fork is closed to fishing April 1-July 1 annually from the west arm of Buffalo Bill Reservoir up the river to Newton Creek. Read the regs and make sure you have a valid Wyoming Resident or non-Resident fishing license!! Above Newton Creek (aka Newton Springs) the North Fork is open with no closures in place. Some fish are above Newton Creek as of today.  Use smaller stonefly nymphs in clear slow water and big rubber leg nymphs as the flows rise. CFS: 395 Flies: Wet -Black North Fork Specials with silver, red, hot orange... View Article

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

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Flushing flows have started and will be ongoing for the next few weeks.  Fish the edges with streamers and nymphs for the best success.  With any luck this will clean the river bottom and create better fishing conditions for the future.   Flows:  886 cfs .  

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. CFS: 130 Flow readings are in the South Fork Valley section, 30 miles from Cody.   Private water laws apply on the South Fork as on the North Fork. Flies: Wet – tan or black North Fork Specials size 10-14 are working very well, especially the black bodied red or purple tungsten bead versions! Other wet flies that are working – Bead head or regular Prince, copper Johns,... View Article