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Yellowstone River, Montana - Fly Fishing Report -
15, 2017
The conditions are excellent in all respects. We received four good reports from
customers fishing the river outside the park this past week. Stream levels are
where they should be and allow some wading opportunity in places. There are still
a lot of hatches taking place.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the coming week. Highs
will range from 7
9 to 81 degrees and lows from 44 to 48 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 4220 cfs
Level: 3.68 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 58
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Livingston
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16 and 14, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Little Sister Caddisflies, size 18, larva, pupa and adults
Small Western Green Drakes, FLAVS, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Gray Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Green Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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 are great flies to use in the winter season.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Small Western Green drakes called FLAVS are hatching.
Little Sister Caddisflies are hatching.
Gray Drakes are hatching.
Green sedge caddis and Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Pale morning duns are hatching
Terrestrial insects, Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers are hatching.
1. Email us (
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 (
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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