Fly Fishing Reports

Big Horn River Reports

Monday, May 25th

Posted by Nick Moses on May 25, 2015 | Big Horn River The Bighorn River is a good option when some of the freestone rivers start getting dirty. Fish are eating Baetis and Midge patterns on the surface, and nymphing with scuds or sowbugs followed by small midge and mayfly patterns will work below the surface. Weeds are starting to become more of an issue especially on some of the lower stretches. Streamer fishing can be productive
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Thursday, May 7th

Posted by Nick Moses on May 7, 2015 | Big Horn River The Big Horn has been holding stready at around 2,200 for the last week and is in good shape. There have been lots of good opportunities for fishing dry flies between the midges and blue wings. Nymphing with small worms, scuds, midges or baetis nymphs has also been productive, however there is some floating algae as you get lower down the river.
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Wednesday, April 29th

Posted by Steven Rendle on Apr 29, 2015 | Big Horn River Here's a fesh report from Ron: There have been lots of midges hatching on most of the river, as well as good numbers of BWO’s. Fish have been feeding good on both but preferring the BWO’s when they’re out. Nymphing has been solid with smaller midge pupa. BWO patterns and small worms have also been effective. The fish
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Sunday, April 19th

Posted by Nick Moses on Apr 19, 2015 | Big Horn River The Big Horn has been fishing really well. Midges are still around and the Baetis are starting to pick up as well. Early afternoons are the best time to get into the Baetis, especially if you get some cloud cover. Nymphing has also been productive as always with scuds, sow bugs and midges. The streamer fishing has been hit or miss, but is definitely worth
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Friday, April 3rd

Posted by Charlie on Apr 3, 2015 | Big Horn River Nymphing has been very good with scud, sowbug, midge and baetis patterns. There are still good midge hatches, and baetis are just getting started in the afternoon. Streamer fishing has also been good at times, especially if you can hit an overcast day.
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Monday, March 23rd

Posted by Nick Moses on Mar 23, 2015 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is a good option in early spring, you can dodge some of the busier crowds at this time of year and the fishing is good. Some baetis are starting to show up and midges are still going strong. Nymphing with scuds, sow bugs, and a variety of midges are working well subsurface.
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Monday, March 9th

Posted by Charlie on Mar 9, 2015 | Big Horn River Dry fly fishing has been pretty good with lots of midges and a few baetis starting to hatch. Nymphing will work the rest of the time with sowbug, scud, midge and worm patterns. Streamer fishing has also been effective with slow stripped streamers fished down deep.
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Friday, February 27th

Posted by Nick Moses on Feb 27, 2015 | Big Horn River  The Big Horn is always a good winter option. Nymphing with Firebead sows, scuds and midges is best this time of year. There are some midge hatches kicking around so have some midge clusters on you as well. If you want to toss streamers start with something bright or dark and work the other way on the color spectrum until you find what they
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Monday, February 9th

Posted by Charlie on Feb 9, 2015 | Big Horn River Fishing has been good with the normal stuff for this time of year. Firebead sowbugs, Ray Charles, worm and midge pupa have all been fishing well. Streamer fishing has also produced consistently with olive and white being the colors of choice. Midges have made for some sporadic dry fly fishing.
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Saturday, January 10th

Posted by Nick Moses on Jan 10, 2015 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is a great option this time of year if you’re willing to make the trip. The water temperatures are still in the 40’s, and the fish are happy. Streamers are working for those of you who like to strip, there are midges around for the dry fly fisherman, and the nymphs are always working. If you’re going
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