Boulder River 7/31/17

The floating season has ended on the Boulder, but the wade fishing is great.  Stop in the shop to find the best access points and fishing spots up the valley.  Fish are eating hoppers with bead head droppers, Stimulators, Yellow Sally dries and a variety of mayflies from early Tricos […]

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Yellowstone River 7/31/17

So far  this season the Yellowstone has remained full of water.  We have above average flows for this time of year, which has kept the fishing good.  Big fish are eating streamers, try Bow River Buggers and check out our articulated streamer collection.  Fish are eating hopper/dropper rigs as well as […]

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Boulder River 6-6-2017

Like the other rivers in the area, the Boulder is running off, making both fishing and catching a challenge.  The soft corners and edges that are holding fish are either tough to find or tough to get to…but if you find a good spot, fish a Kaufman’s Stonefly, Pat’s Rubberlegs or […]

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Yellowstone River 6-6-2017

Runoff is in full swing with over 30,000 cubic feet per second rolling passed Big Timber.  Fishing opportunities are limited at best, yet the intrepid nymph angler can find fish on the few and far between corners that are soft enough to fish and even more importantly, soft enough to wade […]

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Boulder River 3-22-2017

The Boulder is also free of ice and is fishable.  Be advised that warm weather can also cause some clarity issues on the Boulder, yet this doesn’t seem to happen as often as the Yellowstone.  Give us a call and we can give updates.  We’ve been catching fish on midges […]

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Yellowstone River 3-22-2017

The Yellowstone is finally free of ice and is beginning to warm up.   Similar to every late winter season, the warming /cooling trends can make it difficult for the trout fisherman in terms of muddy water coming from the Park.  Thankfully, the water usually clears within a few days.  The […]

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Fishing Report 11-3-16

The Yellowstone has been experiencing a “mini-runoff” for the past few days, as the river flow went from 2200 cubic feet per second to greater than 6000 cfs in only a few days.  As expected, this has caused a “mud plug” to render our big river unfishable.  Prior to the […]

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Fishing Report 9-3-16

Yellowstone Boulder and Stillwater Rivers The temporary closure of the Yellowstone, Boulder and Stillwater Rivers has been lifted.  The Yellowstone is open to fishing below the HWY 89 Bridge (9 miles east of Livingston).  In addition the tributaries to the Yellowstone (other than the Shields River) east of the HWY […]

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Fishing Report 8-19-16

Yellowstone Boulder and Stillwater Rivers The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has closed the Yellowstone River and all of its tributaries to any recreational use from Gardiner to Laurel, Montana.  This closure includes fishing, wading, floating, etc.…  The closure comes in the wake of very low flows this […]

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Fishing Report 7-26-16

Yellowstone The Yellowstone is clear and fishing well. With this stretch of dry weather/heat, we shouldn’t see the Yelly cloud up in the near future. With that being said, we are on “summer hours” as far as fishing goes. Try to get on the river early and take out early. […]

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