Episode 262: Three Magical Days Fly Fishing the Yellowstone River

Fly fishing the Yellowstone River late in the fall is a risk. If the weather suddenly turns right before your fly fishing trip, the roads in the Park may close. Or perhaps if the weather has been too balmy, the trout may not be rising. And since the main hatches and the hoppers have been gone for over a month, you’re resigned to streamers and nymphs.

But last fall, we timed the trip perfectly, no thanks to our planning. And even though the weather was bright and sunny, fly fishing the Yellowstone River inside the Park gave us three magical days of fishing. It was three days of 15- to 19-inch cutthroat trout, fat like middle-aged men.

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