Yellowstone River Fishing Report by Fins and Feathers 10.26.20
By angelamontana

Posted: October 28, 2020

Current Conditions

The Yellowstone is quite slushy today. The weather looks like it will warm up significantly as of tomorrow. The stone will still fish pretty tough after this cold. There are better fishing options around Bozeman until these temperatures stabilize for a day or so. If you do try your hand on the Stone, toss a little olive mayfly nymph, soft hackle or midge behind a worm or a stonefly nymph. White, olive, and black are my go to streamer colors. Get flies down deep as fish will start to hunker into deep slow pools with the cold temperatures. Some dry fly action is possible in slower moving water with baetis and midges. Cloudy and windless days will be the best days to search for trout eating on the surface.

COVID 19 COMMUNICATIONS – July 31, 2020

  • Store capacity is limited to 5 guests
  • Purchase fishing licenses online at fwp.mt.gov (we are now selling licenses as well, but ask that you try online first)
  • Face coverings are mandatory – we have them available if needed.
  • Respect social distancing and use provided hand sanitizer.