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We’ve had more than our fair share of moisture over the past week, and a lot of the streams around the area are pretty high. It looks like the weather over the next week should be much drier, and the creeks should continue to recede to a fishable level pretty quickly. In the meantime, there’s still plenty of options for fishing in the area.
Here’s the bad part – Rapid Creek, Spring Creek, Castle Creek below Deerfield, Box Elder, and pretty much all the other streams in the central hills are high and unfishable for the time being. Rapid Creek...
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We’ve been in quite the cool, damp weather pattern over the past few days, and the next few days look to be more of the same. Most of the creeks in the central Black Hills are high but fishable, with the northern hills streams being more normal flows. Despite the strange weather, the fishing has been excellent throughout the Black Hills!
Rapid Creek above Pactola is high, and will most likely come up quite a bit with the moisture over the next couple days. Let this come down below 200 cfs before making the drive up.
Rapid Creek below Pactola is...
Easy to tie, durable fly that just works. Size 14-16 is a good all around size to try, and makes a good nymph in a hopper dropper rig. Larger ones work great for a point fly in a Czech nymph rig, as well as a weight fly under an indicator. Try in a variety of different colors and sizes!
Great attractor nymph that works great by itself in larger sizes when the water is higher, as well as a solid weight nymph. You can tie this on a standard nymph hook like the video, or try it on a jig hook as well!