Announcing Our 2nd Annual Short Video Contest!

Did you get some great fly fishing footage on the Go Pro this summer? Package it up into a short (5 minutes max) video and enter it in the 2nd annual Sweetwater Fly Shop short video contest. Fish porn? Humor? Scenic? We’ll accept all genres. Telling a good story will be weighted more heavily than […]

Don’t Forget Dries

The emphasis lately has been on fishing streamers on the Yellowstone River. And for good reason. This is the season for throwing the big bugs, and some nice fish are being picked up on streamers. But that’s not the only game in town. Dry flies are still catching trout. Even though the baetis mayflies have […]

Fall Is For Fishing

Now that the mud has cleared (again), the fishing on the Yellowstone River has returned to its previous state – very good. Now’s the time to get out, before the snow begins to fly. The dry fly bite remains good. Smaller hoppers (try pink) have still been taking fish on top, as have Chubby Chernobyls. […]

Fall Is In The Air

Fall Is In The Air

Oh, wait, that’s falling snow! The good news is that this weekend should be lovely. And the fishing continues to be good. We didn’t really have a hard freeze, so I’d guess that the grasshoppers survived the cold nights. So don’t be afraid to try a hopper pattern this weekend. Chubby Chernobyls are still picking […]

Sweet September

Sweet September

Things are shaping up for some great fall fishing. There’s plenty of water in the Yellowstone River, hoppers are still out and about, and soon the brown trout will start getting aggressive in preparation for their autumn spawn. If only we could stop having “mud events!” But things are clearing up from the weekend’s big […]

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