May 2012

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Yellowstone National Park Season Opens Tomorrow

Yellowstone National Park Season Opens Tomorrow

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the opening day of the fishing season in Yellowstone National Park. At least a few of the waters should be fishable right now, including that ol’ standby, the Firehole. The weather this weekend is going to be a bit ugly, but the hardy shouldn’t have any competition. Be sure […]

Lake Time

Lake Time

With our freestone rivers entering full runoff, it’s a great time to check out some of our local lakes. They tend to fish very well this time of year. I myself have hit a couple in the last few days. On Wednesday, my wife and I spent the day at (Upper) Story Lake, near Emigrant. […]

Mother's Day Caddis?

Mother’s Day Caddis?

Unfortunately the fishing on the Yellowstone never got as nutty as we were all hoping for.  With expectations of Caddis mats for Tuesday and Wednesday we instead saw a rising river that remained fairly cold and just spotty caddis activity.   But never fear, it looks like we may have another round of fishing.  As […]

Caddis Up High

Caddis Up High

There was great caddis fishing up toward Carbella yesterday in the late afternoon and evening. Nothing much caddis-wise was happening down here near the shop, though the dry-dropper fishing was very good from Emigrant to Mallard’s Landing. So you might want to head upriver today. Clarity could be an issue today. There’s still a good […]

These Could Be The Days!

The predicted warm weather today and tomorrow could get the big caddis hatch going. It all depends on how much the water warms up. If it happens, expect the bugs to be out in force starting in the mid-afternoon. Chances are, the hatch should be best from town up through the Paradise Valley. Prior to […]

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