Shoshone River, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Shoshone River, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish nymphs deep in the morning, switch to dries in the afternoon, when waters warm. Hopper/dropper a good choice.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 27 / 2014
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Shoshone River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Boulder Basin Outfitters
North Fork Anglers

Water flow: 649

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All day!!

Best stretch: Inside Shoshone National Forest

Best access point: Above Elk Fork to Yellowstone Park East Gate

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Gray drakes, PMD's, yellow Sally's, caddis. Hoppers, ants and beetles working too.

Fish species: Yellowstone Cutthroat, rainbow, cutt-bow, brook, brown trout

Fishing season: January 1 through December 31

Nearest airport: Cody, WY

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

Shoshone River Description

The Shoshone River drains the East side of Yellowstone Park and has 3 sections - the S. Fork, N. Fork and the lower Shoshone tailwater downstream of Buffalo Bill Dam. Big browns, rainbows and cutthroat are what make this river such a popular fishery. All are within minutes from Orvis Endorsed North Fork Anglers in downtown Cody, WY.

This report is current for the lower Shoshone tailwater

Techniques & Tips

Dry dropper rigs are working well.

7-Day Forecast

River flows are good. Sun and temps in the low 80's through Saturday.

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