Yellowstone National Park Fishing Report September 10, 2022 - Fins & Feathers
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YNP Report 9/10/2022

Date: 09/10/2022

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

Terrestrials are the key to late summer fishing in the park but will be slow on cold mornings. Use beetles, crickets, hoppers, and ants. Fish should be looking up fairly consistently in the afternoons. Add a dropper to your chubby or hopper for increased success with fish more apt to eat underwater. Fishing in the morning can be good with  buggers and small nymphs this time of the year. Focus on some faster water that carries the most oxygen when fishing in the warmer parts of the day. Attractor dry flies such as chubbies or Stimulators work great on hot afternoons in the park.

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


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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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Half-Day Guided Trip

Looking for a quick introduction to fly fishing or only have a few hours to get out on the water with one of our fly fishing guides? A half-day float on the lower Madison is likely to be the perfect choice.

  • Half-Day Trips Are 3-4 Hours in Duration
  • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
  • Half-Day Float Trips On The Lower Madison River Only
  • Ideal For Families With Small Children (6+ Years Old)
  • Fishing Licenses,Lunches and Gratuities Are Not Included
  • Tackle and Drinks are Included
  • Waders and Boots are available during inclement weather
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