Yellowstone River

September 22, 2022

Fishing Conditions

September 22, 2022

The Yellowstone has cleared up yesterday (9/21) after the recent mud plugs and should be fishing excellent with this cloud cover. We are expecting heavy rains today and through the evening, especially in the Lamar Valley, so be prepared for more mud in the upcoming days. However, due to how the Yellowstone has been fishing this season, the mud plugs shouldn't slow the fishing too much. Hopper-Droppers and streamers are all that we've been fishing recently because 90% of the bug life was flushed through during the flooding that happened earlier this year. The only thing available to the fish right now are terrestrials and other baitfish. Terrestrials are tapering off for the season, but you will still get an eat or two out of them until we get a few freezes in lower elevations to kill them off. Chubbies and larger hoppers have been great used as an indicator fly! Our favorite streamer recently has been the sex dungon full size and mini in yellow, olive, white, or black. A few more streamers to try would be the mccune's sculpin, hare sculpin, butt monkey, Drunk & Disorderly, dolly llama's, kreelex, wooly bugger, and krystal bugger.

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