Fishing Reports

Big Horn River Reports

Sunday, July 27th

Posted by Nick Moses on Jul 27, 2014 | Big Horn River The Bighorn is fishing well right now. Mornings and evenings have been best with the high sun and heat slowing the fishing down a bit in the afternoons. Fish are looking up for black caddis, sallies, and PMDs. A few fish are starting to look for hoppers, and that should continue to improve as we head into August. Nymphing has still been great with the
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Wednesday, July 16th

Posted by Bryn on Jul 16, 2014 | Big Horn River We have had reports that the fishing can be hit or miss on the Big Horn lately.  The algae blooms have started and are proving to make fishing challenging.  The midge and callibaetis have slowed down, so keep an eye out for the next hatch.  PMD hatches are around the corner.  Focus on the faster clear water and avoid the green
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Friday, July 11th

Posted by Bryn on Jul 11, 2014 | Big Horn River The flows have increased significantly in the last few days making subsurface fishing the best option.  The best times to fish the Big Horn lately have been in the morning to early afternoon.  We have had a few reports of the black caddis being a good dry fly for the evening fishing.
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Monday, July 7th

Posted by Bryn on Jul 7, 2014 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is really weedy right now, and not fishing incredibly well.  But it is not very crowded for Big Horn standards.  Most are fishing the upper miles.  Standard Big Horn nymph rigs, and sporadic dry fly fishing on BWOs and PMDs.
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Sunday, June 22nd

Posted by Nick Moses on Jun 22, 2014 | Big Horn River Dry fly fishing has slowed down some on the Big Horn. Nymphing has still been good with blood worms, scuds and sows, small mayfly nymphs and midges. There is some algae floating around so be ready for that, the damn dam to 3mile is the best section to fish to avoid it. Streamer fishing has also been good at times.
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Friday, June 13th

Posted by Nick Moses on Jun 13, 2014 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is in good shape right now. The level has dropped a lot over the last four days and is now under 5,000cfs. Nymphing has been good with scuds, sow bugs, san jauns, small mayfly nymphs and midges. The dry fly fishing has also been good with midges in the morning and baetis in the afternoons. Early mornings and late evenings or overcast
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Saturday, May 24th

Posted by Nick Moses on May 24, 2014 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is fishing well, and is a good option this time of year. The dry fly fishing has been picking up, and there have been good numbers of baetis out in the early afternoons. Nymphing has also been good with san juans, scuds, sows, firebeads, red midges, and small mayfly nymphs. Fishing the banks with streamers can also be productive, especially early in
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Monday, May 12th

Posted by Nick Moses on May 12, 2014 | Big Horn River The Big Horn is fishing well. Nymphing has been best with scuds, sows, red midge larvae, and Baetis nymphs. The dry fly fishing has been slower, but good in places if you can find some pockets of rising fish. The water is high, so focus on the slower soft water near the banks and not so much on the riffles. Working the banks with streamers
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Sunday, March 30th

Posted by Charlie on Mar 30, 2014 | Big Horn River Nymphing has been great in slower water and back channels. Midges are still making up the bulk of the diet, but sowbugs and scuds have also been effective. There have been enough midges hatching to make for decent dry fly fishing at times. Streamer fishing has also been improving. Flows have come up to 6000cfs since they are releasing extra water from the dam to
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Friday, December 27th

Posted by Charlie on Dec 27, 2013 | Big Horn River Nice weather has been making for good fishing over on the Bighorn now. Midges have been coming off in good numbers and fish have been on the clusters pretty good at times. There are still a few baetis around too with the warmer water coming out of the lake. Nymphing has been consistent with firebead patterns along with midges in a variety of colors. Fish
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