Check current streamflow conditions for:
Montana or Idaho
Summer is here -- mid 70s to low 80s in the mountains with mid 80s to low 90s in the valley by next weekend. Water levels
have stabalized and continue to drop and clear. Just about ready to pop everywhere.
Flow at the dam is 501 cfs - Kirby is 789 and Varney is at 1250. Salmon flies - Golden Stones and Caddis for top
water action along with some PMDs. Reports for the Salmon flies between Ruby and Storey Ditch but they are taking them above
Girdle Bugs 4-8, Rock 'n Roller, Smeth Stone Bomb, Jimmy Legs Coffee, BH Prince 6-8, Zebra Midge 16-18, BH Mangy Caddis,
Black Lightning Bug 14-16, MT Black Prince 12-14. Chocolote Goddard 12-14, Tan Elk Hair 10-12, Stillstone, Jakes Hotcake,
Mystery Meat, Futter Bug.
The Gallatin has cleared below Taylor Fork and continues drop - some Salmon Flies in the Canyon.
Hebgen – 99% full. Buggers, leeches and cray fish patterns. Midges are in full swing and starting to see some early
Callibaetis. Cone Chironomids, Zebra Midges, Still Born and Griffiths Gnats, Challenged Callibaetis 14, Film Critic 14-16,
HOH CB Para Spinner 14
Quake Lake - fishable - same as Hebgen
Henry's Lake – the fish have scattered - leeches and crystal buggers
Permit fees stayed the same this year - $18 for 3 Day, $25 for 7 Day and $40 for the Season.
Road Construction between Norris and Mammoth continues this year. Craig Pass (Old Faithful to Lake) opened today 30
The Firehole is hanging in there in the morning with temps actually back below 78 but better options are upon us.
The Gallatin is about ready to POP - still high in spots but should be good in a few days - Caddis and Sallies - look for
Green Drakes soon.
The Gardner is solid with attractors, Goldens and Salmon Flies. With a dry week predicted, look for Slough to start
fishing and the Lamar may be in shape by mid week. Salmon Flies in the Lamar Canyon maybe some Green Drakes on lower Slough.
Yellowstone Lake - Purple Showgirl, Black leech, Black BH Bugger Look for Callibaetis around Gull Point.
Flows into the Box are now at 1150 cfs. Goldens and Caddis. The Ranch opened to mixed reports of Caddis and PMDs with some
solid hook ups on Green Drakes.
HOH CDC Palmered Caddis Olive 14-16, Henryville Special 12-16, Challenged PMD 16-20, Batwing PMD Emerger, HOH PMD Para
Spinner 14, HOH Rusty Spinner 14, Green Drake Cripple 12, CDC Green Drake Emerger, Para Quill Green Drake, HOH Green Drake
Warm River to Ashton - in good shape again - still some goldens and lots of caddis.
Lilly's Trout Shop
Products are starting to arrive:
New gear from Fishpond, Simms,, The New Douglas Fly Rods, Abel's new sealed drag reel and latest
tools and zingers and
of new fly patterns in as well - these will be added to the web site as time permits.
These items can be ordered from our On-Line Shopping at www.budlillys.com or you can
always call in an order 800-854-9559.
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