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Yellowstone River, Montana - Fly Fishing Report -
F
ebruary 21, 2020
Stream levels are running near a normal level. Some hatches are taking place.
Few anglers are fishing,


Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of snow on Monday and Tuesday,
otherwise clear. Highs will range from 3
4 to 43 degrees and lows from 16 to 23
degrees


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1160 cfs
Level: 0.52  ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 39
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Livingston
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, , size 6/4
Blue-winged Olives, size 16 and 18, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others.
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults.
Black Flies, size 18,20, larva, pupa and adults.
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Olive Matuka and Black Matuka Sculpin Streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout. The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin and articulated streamers are
great flies to use anytime of the season
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
It is almost alway best to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator with the
midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult midge
only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Aquatic worms are working.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies are hatching.
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Yellowstone River,
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