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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/15/2020

Date: 10/15/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn is good once again. Clarity has improved significantly the last week. Nymphing and streamer fishing have been the best methods for catching fish by far. Fish a large crayfi...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/12/2020

Date: 10/12/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn is good once again. Clarity has improved significantly the last week. Nymphing and streamer fishing have been the best methods for catching fish by far. Fish a large crayfi...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/5/2020

Date: 10/05/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn has been good up until the lake started to green up the river. Clarity isn't bad but it's not great. This can make fishing a little more difficult but that doesn't mean the ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/1/2020

Date: 10/01/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn has been good up until the lake started to green up the river. This can make fishing a little more difficult but that doesn't mean the fish disappeared. Nymphing will be you...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/30/2020

Date: 09/30/2020

Tricos are still around, but unfortunately, the lake is starting to turn and the Bighorn is pretty green as a result. Fishing has gotten quite a bit tougher than it had been. Still a handful of fish u...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/27/2020

Date: 09/27/2020

Tricos are still around, but unfortunately, the lake is starting to turn and the Bighorn is pretty green as a result. Fishing has gotten quite a bit tougher than it had been. Still a handful of fish u...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/21/2020

Date: 09/21/2020

Tricos are growing thicker and thicker daily. Not great numbers of fishing rising to the tricos but an angler can find a few tanks feeding on their own throughout the day. Take a careful and calculate...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/18/2020

Date: 09/18/2020

Hatches are pretty quiet right now on the river with Tricos not quite going en masses yet - but they should be showing up soon. They are always later on the Bighorn than we are used to in western...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/14/2020

Date: 09/14/2020

Hatches are pretty quiet right now on the river with Tricos not quite going en masses yet - but they should be showing up soon. They are always later on the Bighorn than we are used to in western...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/8/2020

Date: 09/08/2020

Still great nymphing over on the Bighorn River. Caddis are winding down, and the tricos have yet to show up. Still a few fish looking up to the sparse bug activity. Hoppers might come back into play w...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/1/2020

Date: 09/01/2020

Overall the fly fishing on the Bighorn has been consistently good. PMD's have come and gone. Tan caddis are flying around and tricos have not yet started hatching. Dry fly action has not been very hot...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/25/2020

Date: 08/25/2020

Dry fly fishing action on the Bighorn has definitely slowed. Luckily, the subsurface game is good all day everyday. PMD's and hoppers have been the go to bugs to match on top. Make sure when your fish...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/20/2020

Date: 08/20/2020

The Bighorn River is fishing really well. The PMD's have seemed to be the main target for the trout even though hoppers, caddis, and yellow sallies are all on the water. Big fish are up and most of wh...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/17/2020

Date: 08/17/2020

The Bighorn River is fishing great. These fish have lots of options for food but it seems that PMD's are the main attraction. Other good options include Caddis, and Yellow Sallies. There have been goo...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/17/2020

Date: 08/17/2020

The Bighorn River is fishing great. These fish have lots of options for food but it seems that PMD's are the main attraction. Other good options include Caddis, and Yellow Sallies. There have been goo...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/8/2020

Date: 08/08/2020

The Bighorn River has been red hot. Huge PMD and caddis hatches have fish up from about 11am until dark. Don't fret, fish are also willing to eat imitations of these insects in the nymph stage as well...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/4/2020

Date: 08/04/2020

The Bighorn River is currently fishing incredibly well with PMD's. This hatch along with the caddis that are flying around can keep an angler occupied from about noon until dark. Fish are crushing the...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/30/2020

Date: 07/30/2020

The Bighorn River is currently fishing incredibly well with PMD's. Fish are crushing them both on the surface and subsurface. The fish aren't crazy picky. Just about any PMD dry will get it done but a...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/27/2020

Date: 07/27/2020

The Bighorn River is starting to see good PMD and Caddis activity. Great dry fly action is coming soon. A few fish are looking up here and there, but expect it to be even better by the end of the week...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/23/2020

Date: 07/23/2020

The Bighorn River has yet to see any good dry fly action but the subsurface bite has been solid. Sowbugs, scuds, PMD's, and midges all have been getting it done below an indicator. We are fully expect...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/17/2020

Date: 07/17/2020

The Bighorn River has now been fishing really well. Still not a ton of dry fly action but we expect it to pick up in no time. The majority of fishing has mostly been subsurface with sowbugs, scud...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/16/2020

Date: 07/16/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing ok recently. The majority of fishing has mostly been subsurface with sowbugs, scuds, worms, PMD's, and midges. Dry fly fishing has been slow as well but should pick ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/13/2020

Date: 07/13/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing ok recently. The majority of fishing has mostly been subsurface with sowbugs, scuds, worms, PMD's, and midges. Dry fly fishing has been slow as well but should pick ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/10/2020

Date: 07/10/2020

The Bighorn River is nymphing decently well. Not much going on in the way of hatches. The go to flies have been good with sowbugs and scuds some PMD's and midges. Streamer fishing has been quite slow...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/5/2020

Date: 07/05/2020

The Bighorn River has picked up significantly this last week. The nymphing has been good with larger sowbugs and scuds. PMD's and caddis have not yet started. The lingering midge or BWO can tempt a fe...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/26/2020

Date: 06/26/2020

The Bighorn River is fishing decently well but there are much more apealling options right now. The dry-fly bite has tapered off a bit but PMDs will probably get going in July. The lingering midge or ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/20/2020

Date: 06/20/2020

The Bighorn River is not the best option right now, but fish are still being caught, mostly subsurface. The dry-fly bite has tapered off a bit but PMDs and Caddis should be hatching soon. The lingerin...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/14/2020

Date: 06/14/2020

The Bighorn has slowed down as far as dry fly fishing goes. Still small amounts of midges and BWO's are bringing a few fish to the surface but it is few and far between. PMD's and caddis should start ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/18/2020

Date: 04/18/2020

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/15/2020

Date: 04/15/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/14/2020

Date: 04/14/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/9/2020

Date: 04/09/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/26/2020

Date: 03/26/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping + whne you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for pho...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/20/2020

Date: 03/20/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing pretty well lately. Lots of midges on the surface and good nymphing opportunites. Sowbugs, Scuds, and Zebra Midges have been the best flies. The Rainbows are startin...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/17/2020

Date: 03/17/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering complimentary curbside delivery, local delivery (Bozeman), and free ground shipping. Order online or over the...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/13/2020

Date: 03/13/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing pretty darn well reently. Nymphing deep and slow with pink or orange scud and sowbug patterns has been the best option. Crystal Scuds, Ray Charles, and Eddie Vedders...

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