Yellowstone National Park Fishing Report July 16, 2021 - Fins & Feathers
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YNP Report 7/16/2021

Date: 07/16/2021

Current Conditions

YNP is in full summer swing, so break out the hoppers and large attractor patterns. The hot weather is accelerating terrestrial fishing, so don't be afraid to use ants, beetles, and hoppers. Dry fly fishing is really good right now, use attractor patterns if there are no hatches on the water and watch for rising fish, especially in the morning and evenings. Use a dry dropper rig to cover more water and target feeding fish. Stonefly nymphs, caddis pupa, and mayfly nymphs will be effective when targeting fish underwater. The Madison is getting warm in the afternoons, as well as the Firehole, so choose an earlier start time when fishing these warmer waters. The Yellowstone lake area is open as of July 15th.

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Montana Fly Fishing Packages

Fins & Feathers of Bozeman’s Montana fly fishing packages offer convenience and value by bundling our guided services together with several lodging options in Bozeman. Check out the example pricing based on double occupancy in the rooms and with a guide.Call our Bozeman fly shop at 877-790-5303 or contact us to make a reservation and confirm availability.

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Full-Day Guided Trip

Full Day guided fly-fishing trips are our standard offering and offer the best opportunity to truly get out and experience the fly-fishing opportunities around Bozeman that attract anglers from around the world.

  • Typical Full Day Trips Are 6-8 Hours in Duration
  • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
  • Full Day Trips Are Generally Float Trips
  • Full Day Trips Available on Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, and Jefferson rivers
  • Drive Time Is Typically 30-60 Minutes Each Way
  • Fishing Licenses and Gratuities Are Not Included
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