Yellowstone Park Waters

July 28, 2021

Fishing Conditions

July 28, 2021

If you are heading this way, stick to the Lakes and the East side due to warm water temperatures on the Firehole, Gibbon and Madison. The East side is fishing tricky but well in the mornings with the right cast and fly selection. Caddis, Nocturnal Stones, Green Drakes, Yellow Sallies, PMD's and Terrestrials will be your best options out this way. 

*** All Yellowstone National Park waters are hoot owled until further notice. In YNP that means no fishing from 2pm until sun up the following day ***

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Brook Sprout PMD: 16-18-20, Hi-Vis Paramerger Adams: 16-18, Purple Haze: 12-14-16-18, Elk Hair Caddis Olive: 14:16:18, CDC Elk Hair Caddis: 14-16-18, Never Sink Sally: 14, Slow Water Sally: 14

CDC PT: 12-14-16-18, Military Mayfly: 16-18, Fertile Caddis: 14-16-18, Dirty Bird Olive: 12-14-16-18, Pat’s Rubberlegs Black: 6-8, Copper Back Sally: 14-16, Iron Sally: 14-16, Black Pearl: 6-8, Coppertone: 6-8

Streamers: Dirty Hippy Rainbow: 2, Sculpzilla White: 8, Flash Fry Gray/White: 2, Zonker Tan/Pearl: 6-8, Simi Seal Leach Black: 8, BH Crystal Bugger Black: 6-8-10-12

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