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Bighorn River Fishing Report

Current Report
Flows have increased to 9500 CFS. However, fishing remains good. Nymphing will be the way to go, as top water fishing will be greatly diminshed. Think heavy rigs with aquatic worm patterns followed by midges and sowbugs.

One-Week Fishing Forecast
NOAA forecasts that temperatures will be going up into the mid 70s and lower 80s throughout the week with chances of rain possible.

Hot Fly Patterns
The worm patters will be making a come back. Wire worms and San Juans in reds, two tones and even pinks (sz 4-6). Midge patterns in cream, root beer and olive are picking up lots of fish, too. The usual Ray Charles (plain and soft hackle) in pink or gray (14-16), orange, tan, grey, or pink fire bead soft hackle sowbugs in (14 and 16) scuds in orange or pink (14-16). Egg patterns in Chartreuse or Orange may also still be working (6-8).

River Flows
9500 CFS

Water Temperature
44 degrees at 3 Mile 45 degrees at St. Xavier

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