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Black Hills Fishing Report – 3/18/2020

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With all of the craziness going on right now, getting out and going fishing is one of the best things we can be doing right now! The fishing around the Black Hills area has been fantastic, and everything is waking up from winter. Fishing has been excellent on most Black Hills streams, and should continue to be great. Get out and socially distance yourself with some Black Hills fly fishing!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is off color, but there are some nice rainbows to be had if you’re willing to fish bigger stuff. Worms, Leeches, and various larger jig patterns are...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 2/28/2020

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The longer days and nicer weather have created some fantastic fishing opportunties around the Black Hills over the last couple weeks! The fishing has been great on most area streams, and the dry fly fishing has really picked up as well. The weather this weekend looks excellent to get out and enjoy some Black Hills fly fishing!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is mostly frozen and off color. We’ve had a lot of people ask about it lately – give it a few more weeks or a month and the fishing will be good up there.

Rapid Creek below Pactola is...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 2/4/2020

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Despite colder temps this week the fishing has still been fantastic, particularly at lower elevations. Rapid Creek in town and below Pactola has been fishing great, and Spearfish Creek has had solid fishing as well. The weather towards the end of this week looks to be in the low forties, which will be a perfect opportunity to get out on the water and do some winter fishing!

Rapid Creek below Pactola has been fishing well, and is at a solid winter flow of 40 cfs. Nymph fishing has been the name of the game, but you might run into a few...

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Purple Squirrel Jig

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Purple has been an excellent producer for us for several years, and this fly is no exception. Whether you fish it as a weight fly, under a hopper, or as a dropper fly on a Euro rig, it produces fish. Great template to tie in other colors as well!

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Fly Fishing Film Tour Rapid City – February 12th, 2020

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Fly Fishing Film Tour Rapid City 2020  -Wednesday, February 12th!

Show is at the Elks Theatre in downtown Rapid City – Doors open 6:30pm and show at 7pm
Come out and support the best F3T yet! Great Door Prizes
Tickets at the shop, Elkstheatre.com, or at the door!

This years F3T lineup looks to be one of the best yet – there’s a great variety of films to interest every angler! This is one of the favorite events in the Black Hills Fly Fishing community every year, and this year is going to be another fantastic showing. Here’s a...

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