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Black Hills Fishing Report August 5th 2020

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Black Hills Fishing Report August 5th 2020

Top Streams- Rapid Creek, Castle Creek, and Spearfish Creek

Other options- Deerfield Lake in a float tube!

Hatches- Primarily PMDs, PEDs, Caddis, Little Yellow Stones, Baetis, and Tricos

No major changes to report. Check out our Instagram page for frequent updates. Rapid, Castle, and Spearfish Creeks are the best stream fishing options in the Black Hills. Spring Creek flows are down and it’s best to give that fishery a break. Some options will be available on Box Elder Creek above Nemo. We will see high temperatures head back into the high 80s and...

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Black Hills Fishing Report July 24th 2020

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Black Hills Fishing Report July 19th 2020

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 7/7/2020

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While the weather has been leaning towards the hot side the last couple weeks, the fishing continues to be solid on most all Black Hills streams. We’re getting into some better dry fly fishing on a few areas, but the nymph rig has been putting up the most numbers still.

Rapid Creek above Pactola is down to a fishable level around 90 cfs, and there have been decent numbers of lake run rainbows around as well as lots of smaller wild browns. Nymph fishing with larger flies like worms, mop flies, jig Hare’s Ears, North Fork Specials, and Pheasant...

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Black Hills Fishing Report June 29th 2020

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Stream Flows as of June 29th

  • Rapid Creek above Pactola Reservoir – 96 CFS
  • Rapid Creek Below Pactola Reservoir – 90 CFS
  • Rapid Creek at Rapid City – 128 CFS
  • Spring Creek Near Keystone- 28 CFS
  • Castle Creek above Deerfield Reservoir – 26 CFS
  • Castle Creek below Deerfield Reservoir- 30 CFS
  • Box Elder Creek Near Nemo – 38 CFS
  • Spearfish Creek at Spearfish – 82 CFS

Top Flies as of June 29th

  • Tungsten Jig Pheasant Tail
  • Tungsten Jig Hare’s Ear
  • Tungsten Jig Prince Nymph
  • Tungsten Pat’s Rubber Legs
  • Tungsten Zebra Midge
  • Tungsten Thin Mint
  • Tungsten Split Case...

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