Yellowstone River

October 14, 2019

Fishing Conditions

October 14, 2019

 The rivers conditions have been steady. The cold nights are keeping the snow that fell up in the mountains. Nymphing has been the most consistent method of fishing as long as you don't mind catching whitefish as well. A big, darker colored pats rubberlegs with a smaller pheasant tail dropper has been a good rig lately Don't be afraid to add weight until you find where the fish are holding. Dead drifting and slow stripping streamers has also been productive with the colder, cloudy weather. Don't bother getting out early this way, the afternoon hours are going to yield the most productive fishing as we have seen some sporadic baetis and midge hatches. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: CFO Ant Red/Black: 12-16, Amy's Ant Olive/Red: 10-14, CFO Ant: 12-14-16, PMX Royal: 8-10, Griffiths Gnat: 16-18, Matts Midge: 18, Purple Haze: 16-18, Purple Para Wulff: 16-18, Adams Para Wulff: 16-18, CDC Emerger Pink: 16-18, Hi-Vis Paraemerger BWO: 16-18-20, Thorax BWO: 16-18, CDC Biot Dun Pink Albert: 14-16-18

Nymphs: Copper John Black, Blue: 16-18, Rubberlegs Coffee, Turd: 6-8, Delektable Brown Stone: 6-8-10, Mega Prince: 4-6-8, Prince Nymph: 14-18, Pyscho Prince Purple: 14-16, Pheasant Tail: 12-18, Hares Ear: 12-18, Nymphicator: 12-16, Batman: 12-16, Purple Berger: 12-14-16, Tungsten Sunkist: 14-16-18, Olive Soft Hackle: 18-20,

Streamers: Big Black & Articulated... Silveys Sculpin Black 2, Eric's Jealousy Black 2, Lawn Mower Black 1, Natural Copper Zonker, T&A Bunkers Olive/White, Rainbow & Whitefish: 2 Swimmin Jimmy Rainbow: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Yellow: 2 Fathead White, Yellow, Olive, Black: 2 Silvey's Sculpin Natural, black, olive, silver:4 Circus Peanut tan, olive, black: 4 Lawn Mower yellow, white, olive: 4 Game Changer rainbow, white: 4 Erics Jealousy yellow, black, white: 4 Sculpzilla black, natural, olive, white: 4-6 Mr. Creepo black, tan: 6 Craven's Dirty Hippie: 4 JJ Special: 4-8 Belly Ache Minnow Natural, Olive:4-6, Baby Gonga: 8


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