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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/13/2021

Date: 04/13/2021

The Bighorn River is a great option if you want to get into some good dry fly action. The BWO's are going a bit better over that direction than here...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/5/2021

Date: 04/05/2021

The Bighorn River is fishing really well this Spring. Nymphing is the most consistent with Orange worms, sowbugs/scuds, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails in #16-18, Hare's Ears, Zebra Midges, and Perdigons...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/30/2021

Date: 03/30/2021

The Bighorn River has been fishing great. Nymphing has still been the best method by far. Orange sowbug/scuds, Zebra midges, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails, Hare's Ears, San Juan worms, and...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/26/2021

Date: 03/26/2021

The Bighorn River has been fishing great. Nymphing is the best method with orange sowbug/scuds, Zebra midges, Caddis Larva, Pheasant Tails, Hare's Ears, San Juan worms, and Perdigons. There have...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/24/2021

Date: 03/24/2021

The Bighorn River has been nymphing great this last week. If you are willing to drive over there, you may get into some really solid fishing. Fish are still dialed...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/21/2021

Date: 03/21/2021

The Bighorn River has improved with the spring-like weather. If you are willing to drive over there, you may get into some really solid fishing. Nymphing is still the best...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/19/2021

Date: 03/19/2021

The Bighorn River has improved with the mild weather but the crowds have also increased slightly. If you are willing to drive over here, you may get into some really...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/17/2021

Date: 03/17/2021

The Bighorn River has improved with the mild weather but the crowds have also increased slightly. If you are willing to drive over here, you may get into some really...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/11/2021

Date: 03/11/2021

The Bighorn River has been fishing well. If you are willing to drive over here, you may get into some really solid fishing. The warmer weather is making these trout...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/10/2021

Date: 03/10/2021

The Bighorn River has been a great fly fishing option if you are willing to make the drive. With the warmer weather fishing will be consistent once again. Nymphing has...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/4/2021

Date: 03/04/2021

The Bighorn River has been a great (warmer) fly fishing option if you are willing to make the drive. With the warmer weather fishing will be consistent once again. Nymphing has...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 3/1/2021

Date: 03/01/2021

The Bighorn River will be a great option once again. With the warmer weather fishing will be consistent once again. Nymphing will be good with Orange Scuds and Sowbugs, Zebra...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/25/2021

Date: 02/25/2021

The Bighorn River will be a better option than the Bozeman area this week with warmer high temperatures. Nymphing will be good with Orange Scuds and Sowbugs, Zebra Midges, San...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/22/2021

Date: 02/22/2021

The Bighorn River has been a good Winter option. Weather is a bit milder in the Fort Smith area. Nymphing will be good when the temperatures are bearable. Orange Scuds...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/16/2021

Date: 02/16/2021

The Bighorn River has been a good Winter option. Weather is a bit milder in the Fort Smith area. Nymphing will be good when the temperatures are bearable. Orange Scuds...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/13/2021

Date: 02/13/2021

The Bighorn River has been a good Winter option before this cold spell. When the weather clears, expect the fishing to pick back up where it left off. I would...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/8/2021

Date: 02/08/2021

The Bighorn River has been great but even the Fort Smith area will be frigid this week. Fishing has been good with nymphs. Orange Scuds and Sowbugs have been hot...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/4/2021

Date: 02/04/2021

The Bighorn River has had a great Winter. Fishing has been consistent with nymphs. Orange Scuds and Sowbugs have been hot with a Zebra Midge, San Juan Worm, Caddis larvae...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/1/2021

Date: 02/01/2021

The Bighorn River is nymphing really well. Temps are still warmer than here around but you can certainly expect some wind. Not much for weeds and the nymphing with orange...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/27/2021

Date: 01/27/2021

The Bighorn River is fishing ok. Temps are still warmer than here around Bozeman but it still dropped and there could be some ice or slush. If you fish below...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/24/2021

Date: 01/24/2021

The Bighorn River is not a bad fly fishing option. Fish are still somewhat willing to eat a streamer. Temperatures are considerably warmer than around Bozeman meaning you can get a...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/14/2021

Date: 01/14/2021

The Bighorn River is still fishing decent. Fish are still eating streamers but the bite has slowed compared to the last month or so. Nymphing still remains effective with orange...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/11/2021

Date: 01/11/2021

The Bighorn River has slowed slightly from a few weeks back. With that being said fishing is still good. Fish are kind of chasing streamers and nymphing has been solid...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/5/2021

Date: 01/05/2021

The Bighorn River has still been fishing well. Fish are still chasing streamers and nymphing has been solid. For nymphs, Zebra midges, sowbugs/scuds, San Juan worms, and Caddis Larvae should...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/29/2020

Date: 12/29/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing well. Fish are still chasing streamers good and the nymphing has been solid through and through. For nymphs, Zebra midges, sowbugs/scuds, San Juan worms...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/26/2020

Date: 12/26/2020

The Bighorn River has will be one of the best options this coming week. The streamer bite remains solid through deep, slow moving water. A good number of fish have...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/23/2020

Date: 12/23/2020

The Bighorn River has still been a great fishing option. The streamer bite remains solid through deep, slow moving water. This method has seemed to produce bigger fish. Nymphing with...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/18/2020

Date: 12/18/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing pretty darn well. Streamer fishing continues to be productive in the slower deeper pool with coneheads and the fish should be pretty deep so...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/12/2020

Date: 12/12/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing pretty darn well. Nymphing scuds, sowbugs in orange and pink with a midge imitation, or a worm will get it done. Other good patterns...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/9/2020

Date: 12/09/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing well. Streamers have worked well through the deep slow water. Other than that, nymphing with scuds or sowbugs in orange or pink trailed by...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/6/2020

Date: 12/06/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing ok. The name of the game is sowbugs more specifically orange sowbugs. Quill perdigons have been working as well as san juan worms in...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/28/2020

Date: 11/28/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing ok. Most of the fish being caught are while nymphing. Your standard Bighorn flies like Zebra midges, Orange Scuds/Sowbugs, crayfish, worms, and Baetis imitations...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/24/2020

Date: 11/24/2020

The Bighorn River has been improving both on the water clarity front and the fishing front. Most anglers are fishing with nymph rigs right now. Fishing your typical tailwater patterns...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/16/2020

Date: 11/16/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing alright. Most anglers are fishing with nymph rigs right now. Fishing your typical tailwater patterns like sowbugs/scuds in Orange and Pink, worms, crayfish, midges...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/13/2020

Date: 11/13/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing alright. Most anglers are fishing with nymph rigs right now. Fishing your typical tailwater patterns like sowbugs/scuds in Orange and Pink, worms, crayfish, midges...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/9/2020

Date: 11/09/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing ok. A majority of fishing is done nymphing right now. Fishing typical patterns on the Big Horn like, sowbugs/scuds, worms, crayfish, midges, and small Baetis...

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