Reports for Shoshone River Drainages

North Fork Shoshone River

August 23, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

CFS: 503 IN WAPITI VALLEY Conditions: Turbid and off color in Wapiti Valley up river  to Pahaska Tepee in the Shoshone National Forest. There is NO rain forecast for this week. The rains have messed up the North Fork quite a bit in August and we are definitely over the muddy water!! We are seeing tributaries clear as of Monday August 23 and we expect to see much improved water quality and flows on the North Fork in the weeks ahead. The trout are there and they are waiting for your fly!! We apologize for not updating our fishing report... View Article

Lower Shoshone Tailwater

August 23, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Flows:  1090 cfs.  The lower Shoshone was fishing great – until the rains came last week!! As of August 23, the river is dirty from runoff all the way through the system due to the rain and also from water being released below Buffalo Bill Dam. We hope the water conditions change quickly so we can get back on the river and enjoy this wonderful tail water fishery!! Water temps are very good compared to every other rivers and streams located in NW Wyoming or Yellowstone National Park. Nymphing is most productive with bead-head nymphs smaller than size 8. The... View Article

South Fork

August 23, 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 since mid-July. Without making a lot of excuses, it is because North Fork Anglers has had one of the busiest guided trip and in-the-fly-shop tourist season EVER! So, thank you to the guided trip guests and those that came into the shop to purchase flies, leaders, tippets, new fly rods, fly reels, fly lines, clothing and gear despite... View Article