4th Of July Prognosis
-- Area Fishing Report
From The Montana Standard:
-- Good advice
for the weekend:
-- Brief first hand prognosis
Barn's to 7-mile: spotty morning PMD's, good evening Caddis,
9-mile hole area: good early spinners, excellent nymphs, excellent PM Caddis,
9-mile to National Park Meadow: good streamers in AM, excellent PM Caddis.
Anywhere: Watch for Gray Drakes in the morning.
Use Yellowstone Morning Glory.
Good nymphs in canyon and riffles AM & PM,
Freight Road: AM dry's if overcast, PM caddis and Yellowstone Duster,
Meadows: AM spinners, PM caddis,
Bisquit: undercut banks all day, spinners and duns if overcast.
Iron Spring - Little Firehole
Stonefly nymphs all day, AM PMD's, PM Caddis.
Nez Perce Creek
Picnic Area: AM nymphs, Excellent PM Caddis,
Meadows: AM spotty PMD's, PM excellent Caddis.
National Park Meadow to Tuff Cliffs: On knees for big fish,
Riffle-Run: Stonefly nymphs in AM, some Baetis/Caddis PM,
Canyon: Humpies all day, sight fish to risers PM,
Gibbon Meadow: Knees to risers, PM Caddis,
Elk Meadows: Bison, Elk, Visitors,
Norris Campground: AM attractors, PM big nymphs.
AM attractor dry's, Mid day streamers in shadows, PM nymphs and caddis,
Yellow Sally for now, The Big'uns are at the boundry.
AM dry attractors, PM Match the hatch.
Stonefly nymphs, streamers, muddy.
Soda Butte Creek
AM Humpies & Wulff's, PM nymphs & match the hatrch, (caddis?),
Cutthroat Trout Love size 14 Royal Humpy's
almost as much as floating size 16 Hare's Ears.
Streamers & large nymphs near shore,
4# lead from a boat, Thumb for Lakers.
Streamers on windward shores,
Floating nymphs in evening.
Parachute or emerger types for Grayling pods,
Small streamers in evening.
AM try parachutes near Madison Arm Resort
AM streamers in the shallows near Rainbow Point
PM gulpers starting near South Fork estuary
PM gulpers going wild near Happy Hour Bar
PM streamers and scuds at the narrows and Spring Creek.