.......................  ......Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park

05/23/11

Planning A Yellowstone Fly Fishing Trip - Water In and Nearby
Yellowstone National Park

The entire Yellowstone Country is in a runoff state. It's actually, just the
beginning of it in most areas. If your planning on fishing the area within the next
thirty days or so, it would be a good idea to keep a close check on the
conditions of the streams.

Yellowstone National Park:
The general fishing season opens this coming Saturday. Most all streams have
high, heavily stained water.

Madison River below Hebgen Dam to Quake Lake. Except for the Cabin
Creek confluence, the river is in decent shape at this time. In fact, it's about the
only place to fish in the area.

Madison River below Quake Lake is open to fishing but really questionable
at the current time elsewhere but below Hebgen Dam. There's very low visibility.

Henry's Fork:
Box Canyon
is high but fishable in places if you want to deal with high, fast
water.

Harriman State Park - Last Chance: Open to fishing on June 15

Warm River to Riverside:
Open to fishing year-round but most of the access to the stream is blocked at
the present time.

Ashton to Warm River:
Warm River blown out and the Henry's Fork off color

Below Ashton:
Season is closed above Vernon Bridge to the dam, opening Saturday. Below the
bridge it is open to fishing but off color. This section could be fished productively
with streamers.

Warm River: In Runoff

Fall River: In Runoff

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