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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 15th 2020

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Fishing has been solid throughout the area over the past week, but with the warmer weather a little rain that’s forecasted for the end of the week will be beneficial. That being said, most all of the local streams have good flows and are fishing very well!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is high and dirty, but will start fishing well with the lower flows. Big flies like Pat’s Rubber Legs, Squirmy Worms, Mop Flies, larger jigs, and various streamer patterns will all work well. Once the visibility hits 2′ or so the fishing will really pick up.

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 5/7/2019

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We’ve been in a bit of a cool, damp weather pattern recently, which has helped the stream flows out considerably. Nearly every stream in the Black Hills has great flows right now, and the fish are happy and less spooky than they typically would be. The weather looks like it’s going to turn around and be a bit more seasonal after the next couple days, and the fishing should continue to be great!

Rapid Creek above Pactola came up a bit with the rain the last couple days, but should fish well once it starts to drop back down after today....

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Sage Redington Rio Demo Night – Thursday May 9th 2019!

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Our Sage Redington Rio and Fishpond Rep Dave Gellatly will be on hand to show the latest gear. Test drive any Sage or Redington rod. Have a grilled brat and a drink on us. We will make it worth your while. We’ll have special discounts on Sage, Redington, Rio, and Fishpond – if you’re in the market for a new rod, reel, pack, or fly line, this is the evening you won’t want to miss. We’ll have the best deals of the year this Thursday! After the event head on down to the State of the Fisheries presented at the...

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Sage Rio Redington Demo Night! Thursday May 9th.

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Our Sage Redington Rio and Fishpond Rep Dave Gellatly will be on hand to show the latest gear. Test drive any Sage or Redington rod. Have a grilled brat and a drink on us. We will make it worth your while. After the event head on down to the State of the Fisheries presented at the Black Hills Fly Fishers meeting. See you Thursday, May 9th from 4-7!

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