Yellowstone River
Yellowstone River

Yellowstone River Report 5/19/2018

May, 19 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 20,000 cfs in Livingston. If you are going to be in the area consider one of the private spring creeks in Paradise Valley or some private lakes in the area.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/17/2018

May, 17 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 18,500 cfs in Livingston. If you are going to be in the area consider one of the private spring creeks in Paradise Valley or some private lakes in the area.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/14/2018

May, 14 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 14,200 cfs in Livingston. If you are going to be in the area consider one of the private spring creeks in Paradise Valley or some private lakes in the area.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/12/2018

May, 12 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is still above 15,000 cfs in Livingston. If you are going to be in the area consider one of the private spring creeks in Paradise Valley or some private lakes in the area.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/9/2018

May, 09 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 15,500 cfs and rising in Livingston. If you are going to be in the area consider one of the private spring creeks in Paradise Valley or some private lakes in the area.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/8/2018

May, 08 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 12,400 cfs and rising. We would recommend chosing a different river for your fishing needs. It might be some time at this point until we are back to fishing the Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/7/2018

May, 07 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 11,500 cfs and rising. We would recommend choosing a different river for your fishing needs. It might be some time at this point until we are back to fishing the Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/5/2018

May, 05 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 8,050 cfs and rising. We would recommend chosing a different river for your fishing needs. It might be some time at this point until we are back to fishing the Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/4/2018

May, 04 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now at 6,030 cfs after a bit of a drop the last few days. We expect it to rise again with temperatures in the 70's throughout the weekend and next week. The Yellowstone looks like it might be fishable today. It will be a…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/29/2018

Apr, 29 2018

The flow on the Yellowstone is now 7,560 cfs and going up. The Yellowstone looks like it might be fishable today.  It will be a short window, maybe through tomorrow at most.  If you want to nymph some good choices would be: Rubberlegs, Zonkers, Buggers, BWO Nymphs, Lightning Bugs, Caddis…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/26/2018

Apr, 26 2018

The Yellowstone looks to be fishable today.  It will be a short window, maybe through tomorrow at most.  If you want to nymph some good choices would be: Rubberlegs, Zonkers, Buggers, BWO Nymphs, Lightning Bugs, Caddis Pupas or a San Juan. Make sure you have some weight on and are…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/23/2018

Apr, 23 2018

The Yellowstone is off color as of yesterday. Flows are up to 3,820cfs and rising quickly. We would recomend looking to a different river at the moment.

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Yellowstone River Report 4/21/2018

Apr, 21 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been really productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff and rain. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/16/2018

Apr, 16 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been really productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff and rain. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/12/2018

Apr, 12 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been really productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff and rain. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/8/2018

Apr, 08 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been really productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff and rain. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/6/2018

Apr, 06 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been realyl productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry fly fishing.…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/3/2018

Apr, 03 2018

The Yellowstone River has been a little inconsistant lately. Some days have been real productive and other days the water has been a little off color with low level runoff. Baetis and midges have gotten a good number of fish feeding on the surface providing some decent dry fly fishing.…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/31/2018

Mar, 31 2018

The Yellowstone seems to be getting a little better every day. The Sheilds has been dumping in some dirt lately but the river upstream has been clean enough most days. It will probably get a little color when this fresh snow melts off. In general it's still been a nymph…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/28/2018

Mar, 28 2018

Reports from the Yellowstone have been positive the past few days.  The fish have been starting to move around a little and find their favorite riffles and creek mouths to hang out in for a while. We have seen pics of some big browns being caught on the streamer this…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/21/2018

Mar, 21 2018

The Yellowstone has been clearing up after the low level thaw. The fish have been starting to move around a little and find their favorite riffles and creek mouths to hang out in for a while. Fishing has been fair to good with Rubberlegs and Mega Prince's and the sort…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/17/2018

Mar, 17 2018

The Yellowstone has thawed and the water temps are starting to rise a little. The Valley and below Livingston got a little dirty from the low level run off but it should clear up soon. The water closer to Yellowstone Park should remain a little cleaner depending on the Gardner…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/05/2018

Mar, 05 2018

The Yellowstone is starting to warm up and thaw out again. The upper section around Gardner an Corwin Springs will still be the most productive for another couple of weeks probably. The usual winter flies will still the best choice. Using a combination including a Stonefly Nymph, San Juan Worm,…

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Yellowstone River Report 2/26/2018

Feb, 26 2018

The Yellowstone is starting to thaw, but there is still a decent amount of slush in the river. Upstream around Gardiner and Corwin Springs could be decent because of the warmer Gardner River and all the thermal features in that area. Stonefly nymphs and midges will be the go to…

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Yellowstone River Report 2/20/2018

Feb, 20 2018

The Yellowstone is full of ice and slush right now and probably will be for several more days. The water around Gardner and Corwin Springs will be the first to become fishable because of the warmer Gardner River and all the thermal features in that area. Stonefly Nymphs and Midges…

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Yellowstone River Report 2/19/2018

Feb, 19 2018

The Yellowstone River is full of slush and ice. Depuy, Nelson's and Armstrong's spring creeks are a much better option if the wind isn't blowing too hard.

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Yellowstone River Report 2/12/2018

Feb, 12 2018

The Yellowstone has been slushy for a while now and will continue to be so for some time. Look or other fishing opportunities. Good alternatives include the Paradise Valley spring creeks as well as the Madison and Gallatin.

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Yellowstone River Report 1/25/2018

Jan, 25 2018

Even though reports from the Yellowstone have been few, they've been positve with exception of the wind. It seems the only place to escape the wind has been from Yankee Jim Canyon to Gardner. Good Midge hatches have started and there is some decent mid day rising going on. They…

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Yellowstone River Report 1/23/2018

Jan, 23 2018

Not much for good reports coming in from the Yellowstone lately. Wind has been an issue most days, and the forecast this week is for more high wind. Wade fishing around town or up towards Gardiner will be the best bet at this time of year. Working a slower holding…

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Yellowstone River Report 1/15/2018

Jan, 15 2018

A lot of the slush and ice cleared out of the Yellowstone the last few days. There are still several spots iced over around Emigrant but clear upstream towards the Park and downstream towards Livingston. Some boat ramps are still accessable in the town stretch as well. Things can change…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/29/2017

Dec, 29 2017

The Yellowstone River is pretty full of ice and slush with the cold snap right now. The best option in the Paradise Valley is to utilize the Spring Creeks south of Livingston. Sowbug-Scud patterns and midge pupas are usually best on the creeks. Midges can hatch any time on these…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/27/2017

Dec, 27 2017

The Yellowstone River is full of ice and slush with the cold snap, so it's best to hit a spring creek instead. Sowbug-scud or midge pupa is usually best on the creeks, and dry fly with midges can be good at times.

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Yellowstone River Report 12/20/2017

Dec, 20 2017

We are getting the first real cold snap of the season this week. Although it looks to be a little warmer around Gardner than anywhere else in the area, it still probably won't be above freezing. The water between Corwin Springs and the Park will probably have some open water…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/18/2017

Dec, 18 2017

The Yellowstone has been slushy and windy. Cold weather coming in this week will make for lots of slush and ice. Fishing on the spring creeks is going to be the best option, and rates are only $40 a day in the winter.

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Yellowstone River Report 12/10/2017

Dec, 10 2017

The few reports we've gotten from the Yellowstone lately have been pretty decent. Several boat ramps are still accessable and there's not a ton of shelf ice yet. The fly selections have narrowed a little. A Stonefly Nymph, Bugger or San Juan Worm is a good place to start for…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/1/2017

Dec, 01 2017

The Yellowstone is unusually open for the time of year. Meaning there isn’t much or any shelf-ice. However, historically the Stone isn’t very reliable this time of year. There are some big fish to be caught on a slow-stripped streamer, or if a decent hatch comes off, but overall the…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/09/2017

Nov, 09 2017

The Yellowtone is slushy at the moment, but warm weather this weeked shoud clear it out. Winter tactics are in play, so try nymphing stoneflies or buggers with small midge or mayfly droppers. Streamers can still work, and you'll want to fish them slow and deep. Midges will make for…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/02/2017

Nov, 02 2017

The water temps have been dropping pretty quick the last couple of days. The fishing however, has been picking up by most reports. The Nymphing game is by far the most consistent most days. Stonefly Nymphs and Sculpins have worked for the big fly. Midge Pupas have been working more…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/30/2017

Oct, 30 2017

Its getting late in the season for fishing on the Yellowstone. Water temps are cold, so the best fishing is going to usually be during the warmest part of the day. Baetis are still coming off in the afternoon, dry fly fishing has been good when its not too windy.…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/25/2017

Oct, 25 2017

Reports from the Yellowstone River have been good the last few days.  Target the warmest part of the day for the best fishing.  The Brown Trout spawn is just getting started so the better areas to concentrate on have been just below the Park where the water is a little…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/21/2017

Oct, 21 2017

The Yellowstone is running clear and cold. The best time to be fishing has been mid day to evening. The Brown Trout spawn is just getting started so the better areas to concentrate on have been just below the Park where the water is a little warmer and the fish…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/15/2017

Oct, 15 2017

The wind on the Yellowstone has been a big factor, making fishing difficult. During those brief moments of respite the dry fly fishing has been pretty good. Mostly in the foamy eddies, but also in the tailouts. Baetis are the main hatch right now. Streamer fishing has been moving some…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/13/2017

Oct, 13 2017

We haven't had many reports from the Yellowstone the past few days.  This time of year its a gamble over there.  One day everything you try works, the next, little or nothing. Some of it has to do with water temps, clarity and what stretch you fish on any certain…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/09/2017

Oct, 09 2017

The Yellowstone fished well yesterday. This time of year its a gamble over there.  One day everything you try works, the next, little or nothing. Some of it has to do with water temps, clarity and what stretch you fish on any certain day. Fishing will be best mid day…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/06/2017

Oct, 06 2017

Most reports from the Yellowstone have been a little hit or miss lately. One day everything you try works, the next, little or nothing. Some of it has to do with water temps, clarity and what stretch you fish on any certain day. Most days have started off a little…

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Yellowstone River Report 10/03/2017

Oct, 03 2017

The Yellowstone has a little color to it at the moment.  The fishing will be best mid afternoon when the temps are at their highest.  Streamer fishing should be getting good, I personally like to throw the big streamers this time of year. If you are going to run a…

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Yellowstone River Report 9/23/2017

Sep, 23 2017

The Yellowstone is off color at the moment, look to another option for the next two or three days.  Streamer fishing should be getting good when we get some clarity back.

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Yellowstone River Report 9/15/2017

Sep, 15 2017

Fall weather has arrived. Flows are coming up and water temps are dropping. It could be slow for a few days before the fish re-adjust to the new conditions. Terrestrial fishing will slow down, but baetis are already starting to make an appearance. There should also be some Mahogany Duns…

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Yellowstone River Report 9/7/2017

Sep, 07 2017

The Yellowstone is fishing especially well for this time of year. The "Midnight Stones" have been hatching in good numbers lately so a light colored Stonefly Nymph has been a must have most of the day. Chubby Chernobyls are working well in the morning and slowing down a little in…

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Yellowstone River Report 8/31/2017

Aug, 31 2017

The fishing on the Yellowstone has been as good as we've seen it this late in the season lately. The Hopper bite has been pretty decent with medium to large sized patterns. The preferred colors have been day to day depending on whatever. Some days bright yellow or pink is…

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Yellowstone River Report 8/27/2017

Aug, 27 2017

The Yellowstone has been getting tougher this past week.  Some days the dry fly action is decent at best and others it seems to be non existent.  The Yellow Hopper has been working on the days they do eat on top.  Nymphing has been decent in the later morning tell…

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Yellowstone River Report 8/16/2017

Aug, 16 2017

Expect mud to make its way down river with the spike in flows from thunderstorms. Otherwise fishing has been decent most days. Hoppers, ants and pmd's have been taking fish on top. Nymph rigs with rubberlegs, sculpins, zonkers and bead-head nymphs have been pretty good when fish aren't looking up.…

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Yellowstone River Report 8/8/2017

Aug, 08 2017

The Yellowstone has been having on and off days this past week.  Trico’s and PMDs make up the morning hatch, but they havent been thick by any means.  Some days the pink hopper has been woring and others it seems that they just are not looking up.  In the heat…

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Yellowstone River Report 8/3/2017

Aug, 03 2017

The Yellowstone has been great fishing since the mud plug cleared up. With the flow right around 5,200, in early August, there’s not much more that we could ask for! Trico’s and PMDs are morning hatch, with some spruce moths up high. In the heat of the mid day, terrestrials…

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Yellowstone River Report 7/23/2017

Jul, 23 2017

The Yellowstone has been fishing well the last few days.  The river is still moving at a good pace so getting the fly to the right spot is still a little challenging for a novice.  Rubberlegs, Golden Stones, Lightning Bugs and caddis nymphs have been producing fish under the surface. …

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Yellowstone River Report 7/17/2017

Jul, 17 2017

We have had a few plugs of dirty water come down the river this week but the fishing has been good in the clear water. Yesterday at 2pm it was very off color from Carters Bridge up.  The river is still moving at a good pace so getting the fly…

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Yellowstone River Report 7/14/2017

Jul, 14 2017

The Yellowstone is starting to fish well.  We have had a few plugs of dirty water come down the river this week but the fishing has been good in the clear water.  The river is still moving at a good pace so getting the fly to the right spot is…

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Yellowstone River Report 7/07/2017

Jul, 05 2017

The Yellowstone is still a little high but very fishable. Salmonflies and Golden Stones are still around the Yankee Jim Canyon area right now. If the big bugs aren't getting it done for you, the fish should be willing to try a Caddis or Little Yellow Sally. The closer you…

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Yellowstone River Report 7/05/2017

Jul, 05 2017

The Yellowstone did not fish well yesterday on the lower stretches except for Jim.  We mostly tossed around big streamers with little action except for Jim.  A few fish were eating under the indicator on rubberlegs.  Water levels are still very high and fast.  Visibility is about 18in at Springdale.

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Yellowstone River Report 7/02/2017

Jul, 02 2017

A few more days and a couple of the more mellow floats should be good to go.  But not all of them... 

WE WILL BE CLOSED JULY 4, 2017!

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Yellowstone River Report 6/24/2017

Jun, 24 2017

Patience, young grasshopper, the flows continue to drop and this river is going to be fishing beautifully soon!

WE WILL BE CLOSED JULY 4, 2017!

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Yellowstone River Report 6/21/2017

Jun, 21 2017

Flows on the Yellowstonw have been up and down the last few days.  It's still to high and brown for any fishing. Flows in town are currently at 17,900CFS.

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Yellowstone River Report 6/15/2017

Jun, 15 2017

Flows on the Yellowstonw have been on the drop. It's still to high and brown for any fishing. Flows in town are currently at 13,600CFS.

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Yellowstone River Report 6/11/2017

Jun, 11 2017

Flows on the Yellowstonw have been dropping quick the past two days. It's still far to high and brown for any fishing. Flows in town are currently at 16800CFS. Be safe and stay off of it for a couple of weeks!

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Yellowstone River Report 6/03/2017

Jun, 03 2017

Do you know what chocolate Moose Tracks ice cream looks like? That's what the Yellowstone looks like right now. Be safe and stay off of it for a couple of weeks!

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Yellowstone River Report 5/31/2017

May, 31 2017

The Yellowstone is on it's way to record flows. Be safe and stay off for a couple of weeks.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/26/2017

May, 26 2017

The flows on the Yellowstone have gotten to the unfishable stage again. If it gets cold enough at night it might become fishable sooner then we think.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/23/2017

May, 23 2017

The Yellowstone has been clear enough to fish the past couple of days.  I have yet to hear a good report though.  We fished it friday with little success. Flows started to come back up yesterday, today might be the last day for some time. All dependant on the weather. …

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Yellowstone River Report 5/19/2017

May, 19 2017

The Yellowstone has been coming down the last couple of days but is still a little too dirty and high to be very productive. The Spring Creeks and Lakes are better options right now.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/13/2017

May, 13 2017

The Yellowstone is done, its at 22,300 cfs at the moment and rising.  Upper Yellowstone snow pack is at 120%. Look to other options.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/07/2017

May, 07 2017

The Yellowstone is done, its going to be awhile.  Upper Yellowstone snow pack is at 130%.

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Yellowstone River Report 5/05/2017

May, 05 2017

Unfortunately the Yellowstone is starting to get a little too dirty to be great fishing right now. It probably isn't to the point of no return but not far from it. Hopefully it will stay cold at night and clear up a little until mid afternoon or so. If you…

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Yellowstone River Report 5/03/2017

May, 03 2017

The Yellowstone fished well the last two days.  We had good reports of dry fly Caddis action.  A size 16 Elk Hair Caddis in black is the go-to for the mothers day hatch.  If they are not up eating the dries make sure to run a Caddis nymph as your…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/30/2017

Apr, 30 2017

Water clarity has still been holding on distbite all the wet weather.  We had good reports of some dry fly Caddis action yesterday evening. A size 16 Elk Hair Caddis in black is the go-to for the mothers day hatch. There have been tons of midges out the last week…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/23/2017

Apr, 23 2017

The river continues to hang in there thanks to some cold nights. Expect dirtier water downstream of the Shields, yet it has remained fishable with streamers and even March Brown dries in some of the back-eddies and foam lines. There have been tons of midges out the last week throughout…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/21/2017

Apr, 21 2017

Just got an on-water report that the Yellowstone is fishing well today with about two feet of visibility. Rubberlegs and March Brown nymphs are getting the job done. Most of the rainbows are up the creeks doing their thing. However, fishing can still be good on the Yellowstone. The numbers…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/19/2017

Apr, 19 2017

Most of the rainbows are up the creeks doing their thing. However, fishing can still be good on the Yellowstone. The numbers wont be great, but on the right day the quality of fish can be exceptional. Look for those overcast days that aren’t too cold with a little green…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/15/2017

Apr, 15 2017

Reports from the Yellowstone continue to be mixed. It seems like alot of Rainbows have gone up the creeks or are right at the mouths waiting for high water to come. Some of the better reports have come from below Livingston. It sounds like Streamers are working well early and…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/11/2017

Apr, 11 2017

Reports from the last two days form the Yellowstonw have been decent to good. Several programs are working depending on the day. A combination of a small Sculpin, Stonefly Nymph or San Juan Worm, Trailed by a #16 or 18 Baetis Nymph, Pheasant Tail or your other favorite little Nymph…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/02/2017

Apr, 07 2017

Like most days on the Yellowstone, it's been boom or bust lately. The great thing is there's been no crowds to speak of yet. Several programs are working depending on the day. Some days Streamers have been productive from ramp to ramp, most days it's a combination of some Nymphing,…

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Yellowstone River Report 4/02/2017

Apr, 02 2017

The Yellowstone fished great yesterday! Very few people fishing the stone at the moment.  Stonefly Nymphs, Buggers and Worms are working well as the top fly, drop off a smaller Attractor Nymph like a Prince, Copper John, Pheasant Tail or egg for your second fly.  We havent had any great…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/13/2017

Mar, 13 2017

The Yellowstone has been starting to fish pretty good lately. The river is definately floatable above Yankee Jim Canyon, and several stretches in the valley or below Livingston. Not every ramp is ready, so check before you committ. Stonefly Nymphs, Buggers and Worms are working well as the top fly,…

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Yellowstone River Report 3/04/2017

Mar, 04 2017

Reports from the Yellowstone have been back and forth this week.  Some good some not so good.  Stonefly Nymphs, San Juan Worms, eggs, attractor Nymphs like the Prince or Copper John and some Midge Pupas should all produce.  Streamer fishing has been ok, mostly small sculpins or baby trout colored…

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Yellowstone River Report 2/20/2016

Feb, 20 2017

We've been getting a few more reports from the Yellowstone this weekend. Most reports have been pretty good. It's mostly still a Nymph game with a little Streamer and Dry Fly thrown in for good measure. Stonefly Nymphs, San Juan Worms, Attractor Nymphs like the Prince or Copper John and…

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Yellowstone River Report 2/16/2016

Feb, 16 2017

The Yellowstone is starting to come into shape. The best water will probably still be close to Gardner or right around Livingston. Stonefly Nymphs, San Juan Worms, Attractor Nymphs and Midge Pupa's will top our list of favorite flies right now. We are starting to get a couple of reports…

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Yellowstone River Report 1/31/2016

Jan, 31 2017

The Yellowstone is still a little ways from being stellar. The river has been opening up around Livingston and is open around Corwin Springs, other than that it's still pretty frozen. If you are going to be in that area it's hard not to recomend treating yourself to a Spring…

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Yellowstone River Report 1/21/2016

Jan, 21 2017

The Yellowstone has been slowly opening up around Livingston. The river gets choked with ice again around Pine Creek and continues to be icy upstream to the canyon. Stonefly Nymphs, San Juan Worms, Attractor Nymphs, Baetis Nymphs amd Midge Pupas are all solid choices right now. We've even gotten a…

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Yellowstone River Report 1/16/2016

Jan, 16 2017

The only place on the Yellowstone that a person might have a chance at some open water will be around Corwin Springs. Mostly we're sending people to the Spring Creeks south of Livingston. If you do end up fishing around Corwin Springs, our best patterns are usually a Stonefly Nymph…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/31/2016

Dec, 31 2016

We are looking at another week of super cold temps coming our way. The Yellowstone River is pretty much unfishable for the most part due to the ice. There is usually some open water around Corwin Springs that can be very productive because of the thermal activity in that area.…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/22/2016

Dec, 22 2016

The Yellowstone River is unfishable for the most part due to the ice. There is probably open water around Corwin Springs because of the thermal activity in that area. If you don't want to take the chance and drive that far south, think about the spring creeks outside of Livingston.

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Yellowstone River Report 12/21/2016

Dec, 21 2016

The Yellowstone River is unfishable at the moment due to ice.  Look to other options.

 

Fins & Feathers is a full service fly-shop that offers many different guided fishing trip option on many of the local rivers including the Yellowstone

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Yellowstone River Report 12/5/2016

Dec, 05 2016

The Yellowstone River will probably be a little too icy and slushy to fish the next couple of days. Sometimes the water around Corwin Springs will stay a little more ice free than the rest of the river because of some thermal activity in that area. If your dead set…

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Yellowstone River Report 12/2/2016

Dec, 02 2016

Streamer fishing can still produce a few big fish, but for the most part the Yellowstone gets a little slow when the chill sets in. Seems like a lot of fish disappear up the tributaries (which are open year round now). The best tactic right now is to cover water…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/28/2016

Nov, 28 2016

By most reports the Yellowstone is starting to pick up a little. The Browns have been coming off the spawn and returning to the main river from whatever side channel or tributary they find a little romance. The water temps are cold so the srteamer bite has been slow unless…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/21/2016

Nov, 21 2016

The Yellowstone hasn't been at the top of it's game lately. There are some nice fish being caught here and there but nothing too stellar. The weather has been great and the flows are good so it's still a great place to take some family or friends that might be…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/16/2016

Nov, 16 2016

The Yellowstone River has continued to stay clear and drop a little. Hopefully the rain and snow coming our way won't change that too much. The weather should definately help the Streamer and Dry Fly fishing get going a little better than it has been. Nymphing should stay productive with…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/09/2016

Nov, 09 2016

The Yellowstone has cleared up and the flows are up a little. The first day or two after clearing were a little tough from most reports. The fish should have settled down by now and found where they want to be for a while. The blue skies and clear water…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/04/2016

Nov, 04 2016

The Yellowstone looks like it cleaned up ok. There is still a little color but more green than brown. The river will probably fish real well this weekend before the rain comes back on Monday. Streamers and Stoneflies will probably be must haves, Worms, Eggs and Small Nymphs will take…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/02/2016

Nov, 02 2016

It looks like the Yellowstone peaked and is dropping quickly. The Lamar is dropping as well so if we can avoid more rain, everything should clear up nice. The camera at Pine Creek looks ok this morning. Still some color but at the very least it looks like it could…

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Yellowstone River Report 11/01/2016

Nov, 01 2016

The Yellowstone River is still a little too dirty and will probably continue to rise a little the next day or so. Not fun now but we will apreciate the water in the upcoming months.

MAKE SURE TO CLEAN ALL OF YOUR GEAR AFTER FISHING THE YELLOWSTONE AS WE DO…

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