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Yellowstone River, Montana - Fishing Report -
February
21, 2017
The warm weather got rid of most of the slush ice in the water but it will be
returning fast. The highest temperature expected this coming week will be 32
degrees and there is snow forecast everyday. The stream levels are a little high
and wading isn't safe anywhere. We think catching trout will be tough.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday for the next
week.
Highs will range from 25 to 32 degrees and lows from 4 to 23 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1600 cfs
Level: 1.49 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 33
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 18 and 20, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22 larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, 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 are great flies to use in the winter season.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges, creams, reds and light greens, are starting to hatch. They will get more
important as the water gets colder.
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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