Stillwater and Yellowstone River Fishing Report

[ARCHIVE] Yellowstone River Report 7/27/2020

Yellowstone 7/27: Fish have been eating the big bug. Hopper patterns like a Fat Frank or Chubby in peach or tan size 6-10 have been working well. Try fishing a double hopper setup with a smaller hopper pattern like an Otter Hopper or parachute hopper trailed off of the bigger pattern. During the afternoon, fishing a double dry fly setup of a Jack Cabe and a purple haze searching likely water will produce. Nymph fisherman should have success with a big rubber leg fished down deep. Also try dead drifting buggers. Fish are being found for the most part in moving water that has some definition and along gravel bars. Now is a good time to hit the Yellowstone and fish hoppers before the fish have been inundated with them. Water temperatures are heating up, so play and land fish promptly.

By Chris Fleck River Reports