Bighorn River fishing update 8/5

With the recent weather change, the Bighorn fish are a little off their normal program, but overall fishing has been pretty good.  The whole river has been steady, but the upper few miles has by far been the most consistent.

Black Caddis are around in the late afternoons into the evenings providing some great dry fly fishing.  A few folks are catching fish on hoppers still, but it’s not super consistent.  We’re seeing some Tricos showing up in spots, so could be a sign of things to come.  It doesn’t look like the PMD’s are going to happen this year after our high water event, but who knows..

Fishing subsurface with Carpet Bugs, Orange Scuds, Frenchies, Poodle Sniffers and a variety of Perdigons has been productive, especially in the morning hours.

It’s our peak Summer window right now and it’s very busy out there so please respect other anglers’ spaces!