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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/26/2021

Date: 09/26/2021

The Bighorn is fishing pretty well as the summer hatches are tailing off. Black and Tan Caddis have been spotted so make sure to have a few patterns to trick...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/22/2021

Date: 09/22/2021

The Bighorn is fishing well at the moment. The PMD's are on the way out. Still some black caddis, and psuedos. Not great dry fly fishing opportunities at the moment until...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/16/2021

Date: 09/16/2021

The Bighorn is fishing well at the moment. The PMD hatch remains thick and starts at around 11. Once that hatch in done I would switch to a hopper dropper...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/10/2021

Date: 09/10/2021

The Bighorn is fishing well at the moment. The PMD hatch remains thick and starts at around 11. Once that hatch in done I would switch to a hopper dropper...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 9/2/2021

Date: 09/02/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, the PMD's are thick starting at about 11AM. Large fish are being found throughout the river, on a variety of methods. Terrestrial fishing is...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/27/2021

Date: 08/27/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, the PMD's are thick starting at about 11AM. Large fish are being found throughout the river, on a variety of methods. Terrestrial fishing is...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/22/2021

Date: 08/22/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, the PMD's are thick starting at about 11AM. Large fish are being found throughout the river, on a variety of methods. Terrestrial fishing is...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/17/2021

Date: 08/17/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, the PMD's are hatching consistently in the morning and early afternoon. Large fish are being found throughout the river, on a variety of methods...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/14/2021

Date: 08/14/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, the PMD's are hatching consistently in the morning and early afternoon. Large fish are being found throughout the river, on a variety of methods...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/9/2021

Date: 08/09/2021

Terrestrials and attractor dry fly patterns are fishing well this time of the year. Tie on a grasshopper if you are searching for an explosive dry fly take under a...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/7/2021

Date: 08/07/2021

With that being said, terrestrials and attractor dry fly patterns are fishing well this time of the year. Tie on a grasshopper if you are searching for an explosive dry...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/4/2021

Date: 08/04/2021

The Bighorn, like other rivers in SW Montana, is experiencing below-average water flows this summer, so please handle fish with care and keep 'em wet. With that being said, terrestrials...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 8/2/2021

Date: 08/02/2021

The water levels on the Bighorn are pretty low. Water temperatures are nice and cold and you won't have to worry about a That being said, terrestrials and attractor dry...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/30/2021

Date: 07/30/2021

The water levels on the Bighorn are looking ideal, some would even say great. Considering water levels on other rivers in SW Montana are nearing record lows. That being said...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/28/2021

Date: 07/28/2021

The water levels on the Bighorn are looking ideal, some would even say great. Considering water levels on other rivers in SW Montana are nearing record lows. That being said...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/21/2021

Date: 07/21/2021

The Bighorn is fishing very well, mostly producing fish sub-surface but the dry fly action is right around the corner. Fish are moving into the summer water, faster-moving shelves and...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/17/2021

Date: 07/17/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. This River has some of the coldest water in the state. Which means no...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/13/2021

Date: 07/13/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. This River has some of the coldest water in the state. Which means no...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/9/2021

Date: 07/09/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. This River has some of the coldest water in the state. Which means no...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 7/3/2021

Date: 07/03/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. This River has some of the coldest water in the state. Which means no...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/30/2021

Date: 06/30/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. This River has some of the coldest water in the state. The Bighorn is...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/28/2021

Date: 06/28/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. The river is running pretty low but the nymphing has been pretty good. PMD...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/23/2021

Date: 06/23/2021

The Bighorn is not producing high numbers of fish but the fish quality has been excellent. The river is low and cold and the weeds are starting to grow lower...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/18/2021

Date: 06/18/2021

The Bighorn has slowed significantly the last few days. Most of the action has been on nymphs. PMD nymphs, sowbugs, and zebra midges should produce fish and the fish have...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/14/2021

Date: 06/14/2021

The Bighorn offers very good fishing at the moment. Most of the action has been on nymphs. Baetis nymphs, sowbugs, and zebra midges should produce fish and the fish have...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/9/2021

Date: 06/09/2021

Nymphing is the key to the Bighorn right now. Baetis nymphs, sowbugs, and zebra midges should produce fish in the slow-moving deep water. Streamers will be more effective on cooler...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 6/3/2021

Date: 06/03/2021

The Bighorn is nymphing well. This method of fishing has been the best option recently. Baetis nymphs, sowbugs, and zebra midges should produce fish in the slow-moving deep water. Streamer...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/29/2021

Date: 05/29/2021

The Bighorn is gonna be most productive with nymphs as the temps should be in the low 90s this week. Nymphing with Baetis nymphs, sowbugs, and zebra midges should produce...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/20/2021

Date: 05/20/2021

The Bighorn River finally has had some consecutive days of solid dry fly action. Midges and BWO's will really get going with cool and wet weather this weekend. Nymphing has still...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/17/2021

Date: 05/17/2021

The Bighorn River has been producing some great fish recently. Nymphing has been the best method by a long shot. The main trout fare has changed to BWO nymphs, midges and...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/13/2021

Date: 05/13/2021

The Bighorn River has been producing some great fish recently. Nymphing has been the best method by a long shot. The main trout fare has changed to caddis pupa, and BWO...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/10/2021

Date: 05/10/2021

The Bighorn River is nymphing really well. The main trout fare has changed to caddis pupa, and BWO nymphs. With that being said, sowbugs/scuds,Hare's Ears, Worms, Crayfish, and Perdigons have all...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/5/2021

Date: 05/05/2021

The Bighorn River is still going strong. Nymphing has been good with Orange sowbugs/scuds, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails, Hare's Ears, Worms, Crayfish, and Perdigons. The best fishing is Mid Morning...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 5/1/2021

Date: 05/01/2021

The Bighorn River Baetis are starting to pick up, but Nymphing is still the producing the most with sowbugs/scuds, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails in #16-18, Hare's Ears, Worms, Zebra Midges, and...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/27/2021

Date: 04/27/2021

The Bighorn River has been nymphing pretty well with midges and baetis nymphs. Nymphing is still the most consistent with Orange worms, sowbugs/scuds, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails in #16-18, Hare's...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/24/2021

Date: 04/24/2021

The Bighorn River is a great option if you want to get into some good dry fly action. It has been best on cool overcast days by far. Nymphing is...

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