Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of fishing in Yellowstone National Park. I was up on the Firehole guiding Doug, Joyce, Marcie and Zippy; great folks who hail from Philadelphia. Despite never having fly fished before, they had a great time catching wild browns and rainbows! The weather was typical for springtime in Yellowstone, cool and cloudy. This was great for fly fishing; BWOs hatched, bringing trout to the surface to feed.
Fly Fishing somewhere in Wyoming where brown trout eat streamers...
Fishing up there should only get better in the weeks to come and I look forward to more days up there. Also have some fun floating folks on the Green River lately. The weather has slowed our runoff making the Green a great choice for early season float fishing. Nymphing and Streamers got the fishes' attention and rewarded clients with some nice browns and rainbows. Fishing around the valley will continue to be fun even with water levels rising. There's plenty of good options around here if you know where to go and are flexible with where you want to fish. As I mentioned, best fishing will be in YNP and area lakes.
Seth getting it done subsurface
Zippy shows off a rainbow on the Firehole. Looks like he's getting the hang of it
Good day fishing some new water with my Friend Matt. He found some Browns that liked his streamers.