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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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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/23/2020

Date: 02/23/2020

The Bighorn River has been productive as of late. Nymphing pink or orange scud and sowbug patterns have been the hot flies out East. Crystal Scuds, Ray Charles, and Eddie Vedders are popular patterns ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/12/2020

Date: 02/12/2020

The Bighorn River has been fishing surprisingly well. Fishing under an indicator with the usual winter suspects has been the best option. Nymphing with pink flies has been the best way to catch a few ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/8/2020

Date: 02/08/2020

The Bighorn River has fished well even with this cold weather. Folks have been impressed by both the number and quality of fish they have been finding recently. Fishing under an indicator with the usu...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 2/4/2020

Date: 02/04/2020

The Bighorn River will likely be pretty tricky to fish with the recent cold weather. Fishing under an indicator with the usual winter suspects will be the best option. Nymphing with pink flies has bee...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/26/2020

Date: 01/26/2020

The Bighorn River has fished pretty well with the recent warm weather. Nymphing with pink flies has been the best way to catch a few trout. Using patterns such as scuds and sow bugs in pink or orange ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/15/2020

Date: 01/15/2020

The Bighorn River has not been a bad option if you are in the area. The air temperatures are quite a bit warmer than other parts of the state. Fish can be found at the bottom of deep, slow moving hole...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/11/2020

Date: 01/11/2020

The Bighorn River has been producing some fish here and there. Fish can be found at the bottom of deep, slow moving holes. Nymphing has been the most effective method to catch fish on the Bighorn rece...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/6/2020

Date: 01/06/2020

The Bighorn River has still fished pretty well recently. The trout are in typical winter time water or deep, slow moving holes. They have still been quite willing to eat a nymph when you find them. Us...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 1/2/2020

Date: 01/02/2020

The Bighorn River is fishing surprisingly well for this time of the year. The fish are all sitting in deep slow holes but vewry willing to eat a nymph when you find them. Using tailwater patterns such...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/28/2019

Date: 12/28/2019

The Bighorn River is fully in winter mode. The fish are all sitting in deep slow holes. Nymphing your typical tailwater patterns has been the most effective method for catching trout. Patterns that ha...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/17/2019

Date: 12/17/2019

The Bighorn River is quickly transitioning to winter mode. The fish are now in their typical Winter holes (deep and slow) and the Browns are done with their spawn. Nmyphing your typical tailwater patt...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/14/2019

Date: 12/14/2019

The Bighorn River fished well this past week. The fish are quartering into their typical Winter holes and the Browns are still in spawning mode. Avoid fish on redds and be careful where you step when ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/11/2019

Date: 12/11/2019

The Bighorn River is fishing well. Browns are in spawn mode so try to avoid redds to let the fish do their thing. Still a good number of baetis out and about but not a ton of fish are rising to them. ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/7/2019

Date: 12/07/2019

The Bighorn River sounds like it has fished relatively well recently. A great place for a cast and blast this time of year. Nymphing has been good with the usual combination including San Juan Worms, ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 12/4/2019

Date: 12/04/2019

The Bighorn River has been nymhing well recently. The scud, sowbug, and worm game has been the strongest fly selection for nymphing. Midge pupas and probably some eggs will work this time of the year ...

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Bighorn Fishing Report 11/30/2019

Date: 11/30/2019

The Bighorn River sounds like it has fished relatively well recently. A great place for a cast and blast this time of year. Nymphing has been good with the usual combination including San Juan Worms, ...

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