Join us for a free Spey Casting demo this coming Wednesday, May 27th at the mouth of Canyon Lake! After the increased interest in two-handed fishing, we’ve decided to have a little shindig and cast a few rods. No experience necessary – Just bring yourself and a pair of waders and a spey rod if you […]
Black Hills Fishing Report
Keep up to date on the fly fishing conditions in the Black Hills of South Dakota. We frequently update the Black Hills fishing report. While our primary focus is on Black Hills trout streams, we often include updates on warmwater fishing and Black Hills lakes. Occaisionally we provide regional reports, such as fishing conditions on the Bighorn River or North Platte.
After receiving some much needed moisture and some wintery weather this past weekend, Black Hills streams are coming into great shape! The flows are coming up, the bugs are hatching, and the fish have been eating. Stoneflies and Blue Winged Olives are the predominant hatches, and the nymphing has been pretty great everywhere. Streamer fishing has been good too, […]
Fishing in the Hills continues to get better and better! Dry fly fishing has been great on Rapid Creek, Spearfish Creek, Castle Creek, and most all of our local streams. Little Black Stoneflies have been my bug of choice, but there are also BWO’s and Midges hatching as well. A size 18 Black and Dun […]
Wow! It has been a warm spring. Fishing season is picking up and it’s getting better by the day. Hopefully there will be moisture in the forecast, but we will worry about that later. In the meantime, get outside and enjoy the nice weather and catch some fish. We’ve been concentrating mostly on Rapid Creek […]
BWO’s have finally arrived. After last spring’s spectacular dry fly fishing, we’ve all been twiddling our thumbs waiting for them to come off again this year. Well, they finally have. I’ve talked to several guys in the shop today that have done extremely well late this week fishing the Baetis hatch. Shaun and I got […]
Black Hills Fishing Report March 11th 2015 Holy smokes! Can you believe this weather? Hopefully we get a bit more moisture in the near future, but for the time being, take advantage of the great weather and get out and do some fishing. Water temps still seem a bit cold. With the warm weather fish […]