Yellowstone National Park Fishing Report August 4, 2022 - Fins & Feathers
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YNP Report 8/4/2022

Date: 08/04/2022

Current Conditions

The Park is open for fishing and visitation in all the loops. Here is everything you need to know about the reopening plan. Information on further openings of currently closed backcountry and roads can be found here. Fishing will be good in as summer progresses. The Upper reaches of the Yellowstone River are fishing well. Stoneflies have all but finished up as well. Hopper season is on for the rest of the summer. Look to throw your favorite foam patterns and add a dropper for more fun. The Gibbon, Madison, and various lakes will be fishing well. Make sure to check up on the fishing regulations for the season. PMDS and Caddis will also be present as well. 

Remember the Park is barbless hooks only and to always check the 2022 regulations before headed towards these waters. 


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Full-Day Guided Trip

Full day guided fly-fishing float 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 Available on Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, and Jefferson rivers
  • Drive Time Is Typically 30-60 Minutes Each Way
  • Fishing Licenses and Gratuities Are Not Included
  • Use of gear, flies, and terminal tackle is included
  • Waders and Boots are provided during inclement weather
  • Deli lunches are included (we recommend bringing your own lunches if you have strict dietary limitations such as gluten-free, vegan, or food allergies)
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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 lodging options in Bozeman. Check out the example pricing - based on double occupancy in the rooms and with one of our Bozeman fly fishing guides. Email us or fill out our contact form to make a reservation and confirm availability.

Please note that availability is extremely limited during the summer, we strongly encourage you to make reservations sooner, rather than later. Our deposit policy is the "friendliest in the industry" in that we don't require payment ($1.00) at booking and all reservations can be cancelled - with no penalty up to 10 days prior to your scheduled arrival date.

These rates are guaranteed until June 1, 2022 and are likely to increase as availability decreases in both rooms and our guides fly fishing services

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