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Black Hills Fishing Report – 1/2/2020

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As far as January weather and fishing goes, the next week looks to be fantastic! We have had some great fishing over the past few weeks, and the weather looks like it’s going to stay in the 40s over the next week – great weather to get out and fish.

Rapid Creek below Pactola is at 40 cfs, which is a great wintertime flow. Nymph fishing is going to be your best bet for numbers of fish, but you might run into a few fish eating midges on the surface as well. Small flies will be the name of the game...

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Black Hills Fishing Report 12/6/2019

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Now that some of the snow has melted and getting to the streams is easier, the fishing has been solid! Rapid Creek, Spearfish Creek, and Spring Creek have been the three best options over the past couple weeks. The weather tomorrow looks to be fantastic, and will be a great December day to get out on the water.

Rapid Creek below Pactola is fishing well, primarily with nymphs. There’s still a few browns spawning, so be mindful of fish that are in water that seems abnormally shallow and fish that are obviously on redds – a circular, lighter colored piece of...

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Mr. Wigglesworth Mop Fly

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Mop flies have been really popular over the past couple seasons, and for good reason – they catch fish in a wide variety of conditions, and they have great action in the water. This is a variant that uses FNF Predator Worm material rather than mop chenille, which makes it more durable and gives the fly a little more life in the water.

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Hot Tag Hare's Ear Jig Nymph

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This is a great lead fly, as well as a dropper under a bigger dry fly. We use this as a point fly in double nymph rigs and catch a ton of fish on it, particularly in higher flows.

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 11/15/2019

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We’ve finally had some fall-like weather this week, and the forecast for the weekend and coming week looks to be fantastic as well! Fishing has been excellent throughout the Black Hills, with the lower elevation stuff fishing a bit better than the higher elevation streams.

Rapid Creek is fishing great, both below Pactola and through town. Rapid Creek above Pactola near Silver City is fishing okay, but the water temps are really cold and it will start to freeze more and more with the cooler nights. For in town and the basin, the fish have keyed in on smaller patterns with...

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