Yellowstone River Fishing Report April 12, 2018

Yellowstone River Report 4/12/2018

Apr, 12 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been really productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff and rain. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry fly fishing. The rapidly changing weather will probably slow down fishing on top, and subsurface, and we sill see some mud dumping in as the flows have increased from 1800 to 2100 cfs just today. The weather in Livingston will be cooler and wet today and tomorrow but will get nicer again into the weekend. Purple Haze's, Parachute Adams and Royal Wulff's have been working if the fish are willing to rise. Nymphing has been good with a number of flies including a Rubberlegs, Wooly Buggers, small sculpin patterns, San Juan Worms, Midge pupa, Baetis nymphs, or Firebead Rainbow Weight Fly's. The majority of fish are still in the deep holes and soft inside corners or soft banks. The best chance for good dry fly fishing and or streamer fishing has been the area around Corwin Springs to the Park boundary. As far as we know all the boat ramps are accessable but you should probably double check with the shuttle company before you commit.

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