Yellowstone Lake opened to fishing May 26. The fishing has been very good along the shoreline from Sedge Bay all the way West Thumb. Walk the beaches and cast woolly buggers, small streamers or bead-nymphs out into the lake and strip back. Action should be consistent as cutthroat cruise the shorelines of the lake. Fishing for lake trout in Yellowstone Lake will require a boat and deep trolling lures or spinners to catch them. The Yellowstone River opened to fishing July 15 2018. Below Tower, the Yellowstone River can be legally fished. The flows are dropping, to date the cfs... View Article
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Read your park regulations. No felt on your boots in Yellowstone Park in 2018 and beyond! The Firehole, Madison and Gibbon Rivers opened to fishing May 26, the opening day of fishing season in Yellowstone Park. Of the three rivers on the west side of Yellowstone, the Firehole is fishing best, followed by the Madison and the Gibbon. Hatches have been sporadic. The trout have been taking soft hackles, small to medium bead-head nymphs and small streamers better than dries due to the flows and water clarity. Madison flow:487 Firehole flow: 67 Gibbon: 98
Open for fishing. Read your park regulations. No felt on your boots in Yellowstone Park in 2018 and beyond. Slough and Soda Butte Creeks are clear and low. Fishing small dries are working well. Lamar is clear and fishing well. Small dries are working well from mid morning on. Lamar flow: 181 Flows went up a little.