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Black Hills Fishing Report – 10/10/2019

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Don’t let the wintry weather scare you off – the fishing is still excellent, and we didn’t get enough snow to really raise the flows much. A few places will most likely come up a bit over the weekend, but we don’t foresee anything becoming unfishable by any means. Fall is a fantastic time to be out fishing in the Black Hills!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is 107 cfs, which is about what it’s been for the past several weeks. Nymph fishing and streamer fishing are going to be your best bets. Larger nymphs will work well, as the water is...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 10/1/2019

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We’ve got some wintry weather coming over the next 24 hours, but the fishing has been solid and the weather this coming weekend looks excellent. Flows have come up a bit on a few local streams, which will get some fish moving around a bit as well. The fishing this fall has been the best we’ve seen in awhile, and should continue to be fantastic!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is fishing well, and is flowing right around 100 cfs – which is a perfect flow. From Silver City up the trailhead quite a distance has been fishing well, and there’s some...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 9/25/2019

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Fishing has continued to be great throughout the Black Hills, and the fall-like weather over the coming week should bring more solid fishing. Nearly everywhere has been fishing well – fall is arguably our favorite time to fish in the Black Hills!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is around 90 cfs, and is fishing well. Nymph fishing will get the most action – the water is still a bit on the dirty side, so you can get away with fairly large flies. Tungsten Rainbow Czechs, Squirmy Worms, Brush Hogs, Jig Hare’s Ears, Slim Jims, and various other patterns will work well. Fish...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 9/18/2019

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Fishing has been nothing short of excellent this fall, with lots of opportunities for every type of angler. There’s been good streamer fishing, fishing coming up to the surface on many stretches, and nymph fishing has been productive nearly every day – no matter what you like doing, the gettin’s pretty good right now!

Rapid Creek from Silver City upstream has been fishing well, mostly for larger lake run rainbows. There’s not a ton of fish, but the fish you’ll run into are good ones. Nymph fishing has been the most productive, but you can get a few on streamers as...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 8/26/2019

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Fishing has been nothing short of great throughout the hills, and will continue to be excellent into the fall! We have some of the best late summer/fall water conditions that we’ve had in a number of years, and the fish dig it. Terrestrials, dries, streamers, nymphs – you name it, you can do well on it. The fishing is solid right now, and this fall is going to be equally great.

Rapid Creek above Pactola came up to 170 cfs yesterday, but should drop quickly today and tomorrow. The water is dirty still, but the fishing is good on nymphs and...

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