Bighorn River

Tip of the week 

Dry fly fishing what is left is best done from up stream from the fish, presenting the fly as a dead drift. Nymph fishing below indicators with 9?-4X leaders (Orvis Superstrong # KM0714-61) 2-BB split shot seems to be the right weight. Orvis' Heliios Rod with it's strong backbone, is really handling these bigger fish very well. I prefer the Helios 6 weight. (ZG Helios 906-4 Tip 9.5)

Seven-day forecast 

Warmer weather this week in the 60's- 70's. Chance of thunderstorms and light to moderate wind likely with warmer weather. The river flows should stable out and remain around 2200-2500CFS through April.

Must Have Flies 
Travis Hi-Vis Baetis Para Emerger olive 18, 20 Buy from
I Can See It Midge Fly olive 20,22 Buy from
Blue Wing Olive Parachute olive 18,20 Buy from
RS2 gray 18,20 Buy from
Quasimodo Pheasant Tail Black 16,18 Buy from
Conehead Bunny Muddler Black 10 Buy from
Forrester's Bighorn River Resort

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