Yellowstone River Fishing Report, September, 2014

Yellowstone River Clearing Up High

Monday, September 22, 2014
2,290 CFS ➡️ The Yellowstone River seems to be clearing up high after the crazy mud plug that has been moving through over the weekend. Often times, fishing right behind a mud plug can make for excellent fishing. Nymphing and streamer fishing will be the go-to methods, however as the river continues to clear, look for the dry fly fishing to pick back up again. We'll keep you posted.

Yellowstone River MUDDY

Friday, September 19, 2014
2,460 CFS ⬆️ The Yellowstone River has some mud moving down today. We're not 100% sure on the exact location of the mud, however the river appears to be dirty at both Gardiner and Pine Creek. If you have any more reports, give us a call and let us know. We'll keep you updated!

Yellowstone River Fishing Great

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
2,240 CFS ➡️ Reports from the Yellowstone River have been good to excellent, depending on the day. Nymping has been the best way to get them, however on certain days, dry fly fishing has been very hot. Small Mayfly style patterns have been getting a lot of nice fish, and the Hopper bite has been good as well. Streamers are starting to move some of the bigger fish.

Yellowstone River Fishing Report

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
2,570 CFS ➡️ Reports from the Yellowstone River have been some of the best of the summer! Dry fly fishing has been great, with big fish eating the Hopper, attractors, and smaller Mayfly patterns. It should only improve over the next few weeks as the Drake and BWO hatches become more consistent. With the cloudy weather this week, look for fishing to get even better on the 'Stone!

Yellowstone River Back to Normal

Friday, September 5, 2014
2830 CFS ➡️ The Yellowstone River is back to normal and has been fishing great over the past few days. Nymphing has been most effective, however don't be afraid to try the hopper or the smaller ant and attractor patterns. Big stoneflies, sculpins, and dead-drifted baitfish with a smaller dropper trailing behind seems to be the ticket for nymphs. Don't forget the streamer box either!

Clearing Up, Fishable.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
3,130 CFS ⬇️ The Yellowstone River seems to have cleared up over the night and looks good to fish today! We have a couple guide trips heading out there today, so we will have a better idea of how the fishing is this afternoon. Nymphing will likely be your best bet, with your standard Stonefly, Sculpin, Baitfish patterns, and a smaller dropper trailing behind. Try the hopper too!

Yellowstone Clearing, Still Muddy

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
3,360 CFS ⬇️ The Yellowstone River is clearing up a bit up high, but is still fairly off color. It could be another day or so before it's really worth fishing. That being said, the 'Stone fishes great after a mud plug, so it could be worth it to plan a trip for tomorrow afternoon or Thursday. Keep checking back and we will let you know as soon as it becomes fishable.

Yellowstone Blown Out

Monday, September 1, 2014
3,820 CFS ⬆️ Unfortunately, a Labor Day fishing trip on the Yellowstone River is not an option this year. Heavy rains caused the Lamar River to completely blow out, along with various other feeder streams of the Yellowstone. Chalky mud is the situation over there right now. Hopefully, it will clear out soon enough, and when it does, FISH IT! Fishing after the mud can be excellent!