The Bighorn is has been fishing well, however aquatic grass is coming into play. We are seeing an abundance of PMD nymphs...hint hint. There are a decent number of PMD adults, baetis and black caddis around also. The nymphing is also a good way to get into fish these days. Wade fishing has been pretty darn good throughout the entire river. Carpet Bugs, Red Bead Rays, Split Case PMD’s, Poxyback PMD’s, Fold-over PMD's, Tungteasers, rainbow sowbugs, perdigons, and Black Quills are the only nymphs you need right now.
Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 18-20-22, Purple Haze: 18-20, Midge Cluster: 16-18-20, Hackle Stacker PMD; 14-16, Thorax PMD; 14-16, Parachute baetis: 16-18
Nymphs| Mega prince 12-6; Rubber Legs 12-6; San Juan Worm (assorted colors and sizes) Hot Bead Ray Charles Tan & Pink: 16-18 Spring Creek Scuds Pink & Orange: 16-18 Wilcox's Green Machine PT & Chart: 16-18 Black PT: 16-18 Hunchback Crystal Pearl: 16-18 Copper Bead Mayfly: 16-18 Curtis Thunder Creek UV Emerger Rust: 16-18 Tailwater Tiny Rust: 16-18, Split Case PMD's and PMD Perdigons in sizes 16-18.
Streamers| Woolly Bugger Black: 6-8, JJ Specials 4-8, Silvey's Sculpin, Natural, White, Black: 2 Sex Dungeon Yellow, Black, White: 2 Flash Fry Minnow White/Gray:4 Bennet's Lunch Money Shad: 2 Galloups Flat Liner Gray/White: 2 Baby Gonga Tan/Yellow: 6 Llama's in Olive/white
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