Reports for Yellowstone

Yellowstone Lake and River below Fishing Bridge

July 27, 2020 11:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yellowstone River in the Fishing Bridge to Mud Volcano area still closed until July 15, 2020 Discharge from Yellowstone Lake at Fishing Bridge is 3460 cfs. The Yellowstone River has caddis in huge numbers flying around below LeHardy Rapids, as well as PMD’s, some green drakes and Flavs, golden stones and salmonflies. Please be careful wading once the river opens. At these flows the river is pushing hard on wading anglers. Floating in boats is not allowed in case you don’t know. Expect to have trout rising to stonefly adult dry fly patterns, as well as dry caddis, pale morning... View Article

Madison, Gibbon, and Firehole YNP

July 27, 2020 11:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Gibbon: 117 CFS; Madison at W. Yellowstone 407 CFS; Firehole at Old Faithful 51 CFS. The Firehole at Madison Junction is 227 CFS  The Firehole, Gibbon and Madison Rivers are open to angling. perfect. These rivers are fishing well.  Spruce moths and caddis are on the water as are some stoneflies. A caddis pattern dry or wet is advised. Size of flies are 10-20. Pack bear spray and mosquito repellent!! Be safe and know Yellowstone has their own Covid 19 Plans and Procedures to follow, so have a mask handy when in a crowded parking lot. A valid YNP Fishing... View Article

Lamar, Slough, Soda Butte, and Pebble

July 27, 2020 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Lamar is clearing and the flows are 519 cfs where the river hits the Yellowstone below the Roosevelt Bridge. Flows are going down quickly now!! Wading is easier above Soda Butte Creek’s confluence in the Lamar Valley. Water quality is good. Soda Butte, Slough and Pebble Creeks are dropping quickly which makes for easier wading and presentations. Some rain is predicted in places. Nothing heavy though which should keep the Lamar clear and fishing good. Hatches are caddis, green drakes, blue wing olives, golden stones and salmonflies are being seen. With the high water, a hopper dropper, or large... View Article