Yellowstone River

November 10, 2020

Fishing Conditions

November 10, 2020

 A few flurries are around for about a day but then we will have a string of warm days to get back out fishing. From here out it will mainly be nymphing or streamer fishing. No early morning alarms need to be set, the best fishing is going to be in the afternoon. Besides some Brown trout that will be spawning, the fish will be seeking out the warm water in the bottom of deep runs. Even with lower winter flows a long leader is usually needed to reach the fish in the bottom. Streamer season is upon us now that the Browns are wrapping up their spawn. 

Carbella fishing access and campground will be closed September 9th to November 18th due to renovations.

**Please leave spawning fish alone and don't tread on redds!!!** 

Text "Troutfitters" to 313131 for automatic fishing report updates right to your phone.

Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Griffiths Gnat: 16-18, Matts Midge: 20-24, Para Midge: 18-20-22, Z-Lon Midge: 20-22, Biot-Midge: 20-22

Nymphs: Rubberlegs Coffee, Turd: 6-8, Delektable Brown Stone: 6-8-10, Mega Prince: 4-6-8,Pheasant Tail: 12-18, Pearl Crystal PT: 14-16-18,Purple Berger: 12-14-16, Tungsten Sunkist: 14-16-18, Olive Soft Hackle: 18-20, Caddis Candy: 16-18, Crawling Caddis: 16-18, Hydropsyche Caddis: 12-14-16

Streamers:Silveys Sculpin Black 2, Eric's Jealousy Black 2, Lawn Mower Black 1, Natural Copper Zonker, T&A Bunkers Olive/White, Rainbow & Whitefish: 2 Swimmin Jimmy Rainbow: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Yellow: 2 Fathead White, Yellow, Olive, Black: 2 Silvey's Sculpin Natural, black, olive, silver:4 Circus Peanut tan, olive, black: 4 Lawn Mower yellow, white, olive: 4 Game Changer rainbow, white: 4 Erics Jealousy yellow, black, white: 4 Sculpzilla black, natural, olive, white: 4-6 Mr. Creepo black, tan: 6 Craven's Dirty Hippie: 4 JJ Special: 4-8 Belly Ache Minnow Natural, Olive:4-6, Baby Gonga: 8

Click to enlarge

More USGS Water Data

Enter your number below to receive new, up-to-date river reports from Montana Troutfitters.