Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

May 25, 2020 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Flows:  1595 cfs The river is in good shape and fishing well.  There are clouds of caddis on the water making it hard to breath at times.  Try fishing size 14-16 caddis patterns on top but if they’re not taking those streamer and nymph fishing has been spectacular!   Wet flies; Firebead sowbug, Purple and Peacock Prince, San Juan Worms, Midge pupa, Pheasant Tails, Bloody Mary’s, Jigged Soft Hackles, Anelids,  Zebra Midge, Size 10-14 tan, Silver, purple or red head Black North Fork Specials, small tan NF Specials, Rubber legs, streamers and leech patterns. Dries: para Adams, para bwo’s, Griffith gnats, caddis,... View Article

South Fork

May 25, 2020 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. The South Fork has been fishing good since early April. Skwalas, winter stones, midges, BWO’s and March Browns have been seen hatching or emerging daily. The trout have come to dries on Skwala and March browns late afternoon but, most of the time, nymphs and streamers have been most effective. Flows are staying about the same with the cooler temps but the rain and snow has the tribs... View Article