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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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Bighorn Fishing Report 4/18/2021

Date: 04/18/2021

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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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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