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Yellowstone River, Montana - Fishing Report -
20, 2017
The river is still very high and off color from the runoff. There isn't any fly fishing
opportunity at this time. All you can do  is stay in touch with us and we will keep yu
undated as to the  status of the runoff.  

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain today, then clearing for the
next five days.
Highs will range from 65 to 83 degrees and lows from 38 to 44

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will update when the runoff ends)
Rate: 14,100 cfs
Level: 7.82 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: stained to muddy
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
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa 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.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching in the lower river.
Midges, creams, reds and light greens, are starting to hatch. They will get more
important as the water gets colder.
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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