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Yellowstone River Report 11/28/2020

Date: 11/28/2020

The Yellowstone River does not fish great during the colder months of the year but with how mild the weather has been the Stone can produce some fish in the...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/24/2020

Date: 11/24/2020

The Yellowstone River does not fish great during the colder months of the year but with how mild the weather has been the Stone can produce some fish in the...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/16/2020

Date: 11/16/2020

The Yellowstone River has been finicky lately. Your best bet for catching fish is nymphing with a Pat's Rubberleg with a simple attractor nymph like a prince nymph below it...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/9/2020

Date: 11/09/2020

The Yellowstone River has been ok. Fishing has been slower than in the Summer months, but fish are still being caught subsurface. Nymphing has been the best bet with a...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/6/2020

Date: 11/06/2020

The Yellowstone River is ok. Fishing has been slower than in the Summer months, but fish are still being caught subsurface. Nymphing has been the best bet with a Pat's...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/4/2020

Date: 11/04/2020

The Yellowstone River is still doing alright with streamers. Nymphing has not been great but a Pat's Rubberleg, worm, Prince Nymph, or large Copper John are my go-to flies. You...

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Yellowstone River Report 11/2/2020

Date: 11/02/2020

The Yellowstone River has not fished great but, the streamer fishing has picked up a little. Nymphing has not been the best option but a Pat's Rubberleg, worm, Prince Nymph...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/28/2020

Date: 10/28/2020

Warmer weather is back. This does not necessarily mean that the Stone will be a great fishing option. Better than last week? Yes. Best option around Bozeman? No. The stone will...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/26/2020

Date: 10/26/2020

The Yellowstone is quite slushy today. The weather looks like it will warm up significantly as of tomorrow. The stone will still fish pretty tough after this cold. There are...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/23/2020

Date: 10/23/2020

The Yellowstone has been pretty slow. Water temps have decreased 11 degrees in the last 2 days. There are better fishing options around Bozeman until these temperatures stabilize for a...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/21/2020

Date: 10/21/2020

The Yellowstone has been fishing ok. The recent rains will kick off the nymphing with worms and stonefly nymphs. Toss a little olive mayfly nymph, soft hackle or midge if...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/15/2020

Date: 10/15/2020

The Yellowstone has been fishing ok. Expect the worm bite to be solid after the precipitation last night. Streamer fishing can be really good this time of year or it...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/12/2020

Date: 10/12/2020

The Yellowstone has been fishing ok. Fishing has improved slightly with the cooler weather. Streamer fishing can be really good this time of year or it can be completely off...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/9/2020

Date: 10/09/2020

The Yellowstone has been fishing ok. The fishing should start to pick up this week with the overcast weather. Streamer fishing can be really good this time of year or...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/7/2020

Date: 10/07/2020

The Yellowstone can always be a bit tricky this time of year and it really can become the, "You should have been here yesterday" river. Overall, the fishing has not...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/5/2020

Date: 10/05/2020

The Yellowstone can always be a bit tricky this time of year and it really can become the, "You should have been here yesterday" river. Overall, the fishing has not...

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Yellowstone River Report 10/1/2020

Date: 10/01/2020

The Yellowstone can always be a bit trick this time of year and it really can become the, "You should have been here yesterday" river. This does not mean that...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/29/2020

Date: 09/29/2020

The Stone has continued to be hit or miss depending on the day or even time of day.  Nymphing has been fairly effective with a larger rubberlegs followed by a...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/27/2020

Date: 09/27/2020

The Stone has continued to be hit or miss depending on the day or even time of day.  Nymphing has been fairly effective with a larger rubberlegs followed by a...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/22/2020

Date: 09/22/2020

The Stone has continued to be hit or miss depending on the day or even time of day.  Nymphing has been fairly effective with a larger rubberlegs followed by a...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/20/2020

Date: 09/20/2020

The Stone has been fishing well. The mornings and evenings have been best and midday has typically been a little slower. Fishing nymphs have been really productive with rubber legs...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/18/2020

Date: 09/18/2020

The Stone is a solid fishing option especially in the evenings. Mid day has been a bit slow unless you want to clean up on whitefish. Streamer fishing has picked...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/14/2020

Date: 09/14/2020

The Stone is a solid fishing option especially in the evenings. Streamer fishing has picked up with the cooler weather. We have been using white, and olive articulated patterns for the...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/10/2020

Date: 09/10/2020

The Stone has still been fishing well. Streamer fishing has picked up with the cooler weather. We have been using white, and olive articulated patterns for the most part. Goldie...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/7/2020

Date: 09/07/2020

The Stone has still been fishing well. This cold weather and rain could provide some good nymph and streamer fishing. Lots of the terrestrials will become lethargic. Nymphing with a...

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Yellowstone River Report 9/1/2020

Date: 09/01/2020

The Stone has still been fishing well. This cool weather really has us thinking about the fall streamer game. Soon... Hopper are hunkered currently but will be hopping around once...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/30/2020

Date: 08/30/2020

The Stone has been good this last week. The cool weather could shut off the hopper fishing for a couple days until the sun comes back but it will be...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/28/2020

Date: 08/28/2020

The Stone fished well the last few days. Lots of hoppers on the banks and the fish are eating ant patterns really well. Fish deep seams and drop-offs where these...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/24/2020

Date: 08/24/2020

The Stone has been fishing decent, some days are better than others, but that's just trout fishing on this river. The morning times have been fishing best with subsurface flies...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/21/2020

Date: 08/21/2020

Early mornings have provided decent to good nymph and streamer fishing. The top water action starts to improve as the sun gets high in the sky around 11:30 and continues...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/19/2020

Date: 08/19/2020

Early mornings have provided decent to good nymph and streamer fishing. Fish the big shelves and seams on runs with sculpin or rubber legs for your top fly and a...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/17/2020

Date: 08/17/2020

Early mornings has provided decent to good nymph and streamer fishing. Fish the big shelves and seams on runs with sculpin or rubber legs for your top fly and a...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/15/2020

Date: 08/15/2020

Nymphing in the mornings with small rubber legs in tans and browns along defined, deep current seams has been good on the lower river. There are a ton of nocturnal...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/11/2020

Date: 08/11/2020

Nymphing in the mornings with small rubber legs in tans and browns along defined, deep current seams has been good on the lower river. There are a ton of nocturnal...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/6/2020

Date: 08/06/2020

The hopper bite on the Stone is finally picking up and becoming more consistent throughout the middle of the day. Smaller patterns have been working better but the bigger hops...

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Yellowstone River Report 8/4/2020

Date: 08/04/2020

The Yellowstone River has fished consistently okay. The hopper has been good but not great. Small hoppers have worked best early but if you switch to a larger size in...

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