Fishing Report

Bighorn River Fishing Report

Last Updated

12/07/2018


Current Report

Streamer fishing has been productive. Cloudy days have been especially good. Water clarity is okay, but still not clear. Nymph fishing is fair. The most productive nymphs include Orange scuds, Two-tone San Juan Worms, Tan Ray Charles Sowbugs, Quill Nymphs, and other Baetis nymph patterns. Still a few Baetis mayflies on cloudy days. The upper 3 miles has the most bugs and rising fish.


Weather Report

Detailed Forecast


Hatch Info

Baetis on cloudy days.


One-Week Forecast

Same


River Flows

3,000 cfs
USGS Current Conditions


Water Temperature

46 degrees at 3-Mile.


Hot Fly Patterns

Nymphs

#14,#16 Orange Scud; #14,#16 Ray Charles (grey or tan), #18 Flashback Quill Nymph; #8 Two-Tone San Juan Worm; #8, #10 Burgundy Worm

Dry Flies

#20 Baetis Student; #20 Baetis CDC Dun; #20 Parachute Adams

Streamers

#10 Black Leech, #4 Grey Zonker; #6 Sparkle Minnow; #4,#6 Bighorn Wooley Bugger (brown & yellow); #4 Dirty Hippy (olive); #4 Dirty Hippy (cream); #6 Thin Mint Wooley Bugger (Hale's favorite);