Yellowstone River

June 20, 2018

Fishing Conditions

June 20, 2018

So close, but yet so far away, the stone was dropping, but it is back on the rise with the recent warm weather and rain. It crested 15,000 CFS once again and is currently sitting at 17,400. This is still Huge water, but once it drops below that magic 10,000 mark its time! Be really ,careful out this way though, this is an unforgiving river. Make sure you have experience on the oars before putting in!


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Griffiths Gnat: 16-18-20, Micro Midge: 20-22, Matt's Midge: 20-22-24, Z-Lon Midge: 20-22, Biot Midge: 20-22

Nymphs: Copper John Black, Blue: 16-18, Rubberlegs Coffee, Turd: 6-8, Delektable Brown Stone: 6-8-10, Mega Prince: 4-6-8, Prince Nymph: 14-18, Pyscho Prince Purple: 14-16, Pheasant Tail: 12-18, Hares Ear: 12-18, Nymphicator: 12-16, Batman: 12-16, TB Bruised Baetis: 18-20, Purple Berger: 12-14-16, Tungsten Sunkist: 14-16-18, Copper and Pearl Zonker: 4-6

Streamers: Big Black & Articulated... 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


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