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Yellowstone River Report 7/13/2020

Date: 07/13/2020

The Yellowstone River is really shaping up. The big bugs are hanging out around Yankee Jim canyon to the Yellowstone river in the park. The fishing is getting better each day. Nymphing has been a...

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Yellowstone River Report 7/10/2020

Date: 07/10/2020

The Yellowstone River is flowing at 7,600 cfs in town. Visibility is great and the fishing has been hot. Nymphing has been producing both trout and whitefish but you can't really go wrong with a big a...

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Yellowstone River Report 7/6/2020

Date: 07/06/2020

The Yellowstone River is flowing at 8,770 cfs. Visibility is great and the fishing has been hot. Nymphing has been producing both trout and whitefish but you can't really go wrong with a big attractor...

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Yellowstone River Report 7/3/2020

Date: 07/03/2020

The Yellowstone River is finally down below 10,000 cfs in town. This is still high and significant rowing experience is important. Visibility is now looking very good. Nymphing or stripping streamers ...

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Yellowstone River Report 7/1/2020

Date: 07/01/2020

The Yellowstone River continues to be just about ready to fish really well. It is still high and only experienced rowers should be out there. Visibility has dropped a bit with the rain but the fishing...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/28/2020

Date: 06/28/2020

The Yellowstone River is still a bit high to fish really well, but fish are being caught out there everyday. Only experienced rowers should be putting a boat in here at these flows. There are some sal...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/26/2020

Date: 06/26/2020

The Yellowstone River is down to a manageable level for experienced rowers. It is still big and fishing is by no means easy but fish can certainly be cought. The nymph game and hucking meat has been t...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/21/2020

Date: 06/21/2020

The Yellowstone River is down to a manageable level for experienced rowers. The clarity continues to get better as the river drops. Fishing a large, dark stonefly nymph with a Pheasant Tail or Lightni...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/19/2020

Date: 06/19/2020

The Yellowstone River is close to being safe and fishable. Hopefully it will shape up within the next week or so. The water is still cold, and we haven't heard of any big bug sightings. However the tr...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/16/2020

Date: 06/16/2020

The Yellowstone River is dropping and now down to 13,000 cfs. There is rain in the forecast, which could raise the river levels and add color to it. If you do find yourself out there in nice condition...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/14/2020

Date: 06/14/2020

The Yellowstone River is once again on the rise with the recent heat and flowing at around 15,000 cfs. There is rain in the forecast, which could raise the river levels and add color to it. If you do ...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/16/2020

Date: 06/14/2020

The Yellowstone River is once again on the rise with the recent heat and flowing at around 15,000 cfs. There is rain in the forecast, which could raise the river levels and add color to it. If you do ...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/10/2020

Date: 06/10/2020

The Yellowstone River is coming down quickly. It is now flowing at just over 13,000 cfs in town. If it continues to drop it may fish next week. The spring creeks south of Livingston and local lakes a...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/7/2020

Date: 06/07/2020

The Yellowstone River is a ripping, roaring, swirling, muddy mess. The flows have been above 20,000 cfs for the past week, relocating myriad trees downstream. Cool to look at, but dangerous to play on...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/5/2020

Date: 06/05/2020

The Yellowstone River is unfishable. It is dangerous to be on the water. Trees are being swept downstream in the muddy water. The spring creeks south of Livingston and local lakes are good options nea...

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Yellowstone River Report 6/5/2020

Date: 06/05/2020

The Yellowstone River is unfishable. It is dangerous to be on the water. Trees are being swept downstream in the muddy water. The spring creeks south of Livingston and local lakes are good options nea...

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Yellowstone River Report 4/23/2020

Date: 04/23/2020

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Yellowstone River Report 4/18/2020

Date: 04/18/2020

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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Yellowstone River 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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Yellowstone River 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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Yellowstone River Report 4/8/2020

Date: 04/08/2020

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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Yellowstone River Report 4/4/2020

Date: 04/04/2020

​Effective March 28, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. Get Free Ground Shipping on online or phone orders over $15 Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for phone orders Rental R...

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Yellowstone River Report 4/1/2020

Date: 04/01/2020

​Effective March 28, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. "Get Free Ground Shipping+" on online or phone orders over $15 Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for phone orders Renta...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/29/2020

Date: 03/29/2020

​Effective March 28, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. "Get Free Ground Shipping+" on online or phone orders over $15 Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for phone orders Email...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/26/2020

Date: 03/26/2020

​Effective March 28, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. "Get Free Ground Shipping+" on online or phone orders over $15 Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for phone orders Email...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/24/2020

Date: 03/24/2020

​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 th...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/22/2020

Date: 03/22/2020

​Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offerring complimentary curbside delivery, local delivery (Bozeman), and free ground shipping. Order online or over t...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/20/2020

Date: 03/20/2020

The Yellowstone River should pick up with some wamer night temps. Right now, it has been hit or miss. When there isn't any wind blowing, the fishing can be decent. Nymphing is still the most productiv...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/19/2020

Date: 03/19/2020

The Yellowstone River should pick up as the air temps go up again. Stonefly nymphs, like a Pat's Rubberlegs, generally perform the best. Follow the stonefly with a midge pupa or small attractor, like ...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/13/2020

Date: 03/13/2020

The Yellowstone River was improving and we had heard several good reports but expect it to slow down with the weather coming in the next few days. The wind has still been a probem. The difficult to fi...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/10/2020

Date: 03/10/2020

The Yellowstone River can fish very well this time of the year but can also be quite spotty. Most days the wind is howling. However, on calmer days, the fishing around Livingston can be pretty good. S...

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Yellowstone River Report 3/4/2020

Date: 03/04/2020

The Yellowstone River is interesting this time of year. Most days the wind is howling. However, on calmer days, the fishing around Livingston can be pretty good. Stonefly nymphs, like a Pat's Rubberle...

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Yellowstone River Report 2/23/2020

Date: 02/23/2020

The Yellowstone River is cleared up for the most part. There is a lot more open water to fish which is nice. Typically the windows to fish this river are short during the Winter because of ice shelves...

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Yellowstone River Report 2/17/2020

Date: 02/17/2020

The Yellowstone River is looking very slushy as of now. Finding open water will be tough with the upper end near the park likely being the most clear. If you do feel the need to fish the stone nymphin...

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Yellowstone River Report 2/12/2020

Date: 02/12/2020

The Yellowstone River will still be pretty tough. The best chance will be from the park boundary in Gardner to Corwin Springs. The rest of the river is looking very slushy. Nymphing will still be the ...

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Yellowstone River Report 2/8/2020

Date: 02/08/2020

The Yellowstone river will be the most difficult option as of now. The best chance will be from the park boundary in Gardner to Corwin Springs. It doesn't usually get too bad there because the Gardner...

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