Tag Archive for: Bighorn River Dry Fly Fishing

The dog days have set in pretty hard here in the Fort.  103 degrees on Wednesday, ouch.  But we are starting to cool off at least for a few days which is a welcome reprieve from the blistering heat of late.    The middle of the river has a good amount of grass so the water coming down is channeling to the sides providing good visibility and decent fishing on the banks.  Read more...

Late summer fishing continues to be good on the Bighorn.  There’s a few weeks of busy time left on the river, but crowds have cut down considerably even this past week.  The Bighorn fish this summer continue to amaze us with their size and strength, so come on out and give it a shot! Read more...

Flows are down, fish are up, and mid-summer fishing is in full swing.  First week of August is in the books and it’s brought lots of smiles to our guides and dry fly crowds.  The river isn’t packed side to side, top to bottom with rising fish all day, but they are where they should be and really good at times.  Read more...

We just got word last night flows will continue dropping on the Bighorn until Sunday, at which point we should be around the 4000 CFS mark.  The fish haven’t minded the changing water and fishing keeps getting better and better!

DRIES: Get here now!  It’s getting good!  The Caddis fishing (Black and Tan) was EPIC yesterday afternoon and evening and should continue for a while.   Read more...

Flows are back up to 9500 CFS but the fish don’t seem to mind!  We’re seeing good numbers of PMD’s and Sallies in the mid day and Black Caddis are starting to make an appearance in the evenings.  There are finally a decent amount of fish up in side channels and softer edges.   Read more...