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Black Hills Fishing Report – 4/3/2018

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Snow has been the theme so far this winter and spring, but the fishing continues to be solid. Fishing throughout the Black Hills has been good to excellent most days, and there’s been some fantastic dry fly fishing when the wind isn’t blowing. As has been the case over the last month, the lower elevation streams have been fishing better than the higher elevation stuff, but if the weather continues a warming trend the upper stretches will start fishing as well.

Rapid Creek above Pactola is open for the most part, but will be pretty dirty especially if the weather is...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 3/26/2017

Ryan Gabert Black Hills Black Hills Fishing Black Hills Fishing Reports castle creek crow cree Dakota Angler Fishing Report Fly Fishing fly shop guide guided trip Outfitter Rapid Creek sand creek spearfish creek Uncategorized

The fishing throughout the Black Hills area continues to be solid, and the weather looks like it’s going to stay solid for the coming week as well. We might see a bit of runoff over the next day or two, but the creeks will still be more than fishable and the higher water will probably move some fish around as well. The lower elevation creeks will still be your best bets, but over the next few weeks the upper stretches of many streams will open up and be an option as well. Fishing is solid right now!

Rapid Creek below Pactola...

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Pink is Good!

Ryan Gabert Black Hills Fishing Black Hills Fishing Reports black hills fly fishing Blog Dakota Angler Fly Fishing fly tying Outfitter Uncategorized

Those of you who know me know that I fish, and tie, some off the wall flies. And once in awhile they become a staple in my fly box. Over this past season, anything pink has been a great producer for me everywhere I’ve fished.

This isn’t a match-the-hatch style of fishing, so purists need not apply. But, for the rest of you who like catching fish, I’d highly suggest having some of these flies in your box. The shade of pink seems to make no difference – Shrimp Pink, Hot Pink, UV, or Fluorescent Pink all catch fish. I...

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Pink is Good!

Ryan Gabert Black Hills Fishing Black Hills Fishing Reports black hills fly fishing Blog Dakota Angler Fly Fishing fly tying Outfitter Uncategorized

Those of you who know me know that I fish, and tie, some off the wall flies. And once in awhile they become a staple in my fly box. Over this past season, anything pink has been a great producer for me everywhere I’ve fished.

This isn’t a match-the-hatch style of fishing, so purists need not apply. But, for the rest of you who like catching fish, I’d highly suggest having some of these flies in your box. The shade of pink seems to make no difference – Shrimp Pink, Hot Pink, UV, or Fluorescent Pink all catch fish. I...

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