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Yellowstone River, Montana - Fishing Report -
25, 2017
The stream levels are still very high, too high to wade or fish in our opinion. The
water is highly stained to muddy. All you can do is check back with us. We will
keep you informed as to the status of the conditions. The weather is going to be a
little colder this coming week.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain or snow everyday except for
Saturday for the coming week. Highs will range from 4
1 to 48 degrees and lows
21 to 30 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 4250 cfs
Level: 3.70 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 43
Clarity: stained
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
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.
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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