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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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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/6/2020

Date: 11/06/2020

The Bighorn river is still fishing decent. Most fish are caught using nymphs. Scuds, sowbugs, worms, midges, and small mayflies have been the most consistent. Orange and pink are good...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/4/2020

Date: 11/04/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn has been decent. Most fish are being caught subsurface with nymphing setups. Scuds/sowbugs, worms, and midges have been the best so far. Orange and pink...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/2/2020

Date: 11/02/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn has been decent. Most fish are being caught subsurface with nymphing setups. Scuds/sowbugs, worms, and midges have been the best so far. Orange and pink...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/28/2020

Date: 10/28/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn has slowed a bit. Nymphing is alright but not great. Scuds, worms, and sowbugs have been the best flies to catch fish. Oranges and pinks...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 10/21/2020

Date: 10/21/2020

The fishing on the Bighorn is good once again. Nymphing and streamer fishing have been the best methods for catching fish by far. Fish a large crayfish or sculpin pattern...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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