Reports for Yellowstone

Yellowstone Lake and River below Fishing Bridge

October 20, 2020 11:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yellowstone Park will be closed to fishing the 2nd of November. Time is short to enjoy fishing Yellowstone Lake or the river. Discharge from Yellowstone Lake at Fishing Bridge is 591 cfs. Water temps are cooling down now that we have had several snow events since mid-October. Highs are to be in the teens next week. Dress warm and do not go swimming! Flows are very low on the Yellowstone River below Fishing Bridge. Wading is good. The better fishing has been above Le Hardy Rapids. The trout are keying on spent BWO mayfly patterns, fall caddis and some midges... View Article

Madison, Gibbon, and Firehole YNP

October 20, 2020 11:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yellowstone Park will be closed the 2nd of November. Gibbon: 92.6 CFS; Madison at W. Yellowstone 363 CFS; Firehole at Old Faithful 45 CFS.  The Firehole, Gibbon and Madison Rivers are open to angling. These rivers are fishing fair.  These waters will be closing November 2, 2020 and won’t reopen until Memorial Day weekend 2021. Streamers have been productive now that hatches are dwindling. Big browns and some fall spawning rainbows are attacking streamers and larger rubbed legged nymphs. Time is short – fish your favorite! Pack bear spray!! Be safe and know Yellowstone has their own Covid 19 Plans... View Article

Lamar, Slough, Soda Butte, and Pebble

October 20, 2020 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yellowstone Park fisheries will be closed the 2nd of November Flows are 264 cfs now – up a bit from the previous report due to rain and some snowmelt – where the river hits the Yellowstone below the Roosevelt Bridge. The same low flows are true for Slough, Pebble and Soda Butte Creek. Water temps are also cold in the morning and warmer once the sun hits its zenith midday. Water quality is fair to good. Hatches are dwindling – caddis, some BWO’s and midges Slough Creek campground is closed. Lots of vehicles are parked at the upper Slough Creek... View Article