Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  1
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. Default Bighorn River in May?

    .

    Can someone suggest a few flies / streamers to use on the Bighorn River in May?
    Welcome to the world of Fly Crying

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Red Lodge, MT
    Posts
    235

    Default Re: Bighorn River in May?

    Nymphs
    Ray Charles pink, white 22-20
    Midges red, green, cream 20-16 (ice cream, retard, rollover worked well)
    Small baetis, 22-18 (hit or miss on what works best, pheasant tail or something flashy.)

    Dry flies.
    G.nat 22-20 (Brown works best)
    Midge cluster 20-16
    Bwo patterns 18-16 (emergers work well sparking cripple)

    Streamers
    Woolly buggers white, green, black


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Pinedale, WY
    Posts
    18,886
    Blog Entries
    50

    Default Re: Bighorn River in May?

    Checkout this thread by Eric (bighorn flies):
    May 17th on the Bighorn

    Also do an advanced search on threads by bighorn flies, he has posted numerous patterns that work up there.

    Eric used to guide on the Bighorn, you might just give him a call, he is a really nice guy and will help you out: 1-406-690-1688
    Larry


  4. Default Re: Bighorn River in May?

    .

    Thanks guys. Last night at the Fishing Club tying class we practiced RS-2 in #20

    I really didn't even think I could do one of those, but I did.

    What about the RS-2 for the Bighorn?

    .
    Welcome to the world of Fly Crying

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Pinedale, WY
    Posts
    18,886
    Blog Entries
    50

    Default Re: Bighorn River in May?

    Quote Originally Posted by brucerducer View Post
    .

    Thanks guys. Last night at the Fishing Club tying class we practiced RS-2 in #20

    I really didn't even think I could do one of those, but I did.

    What about the RS-2 for the Bighorn?

    .
    Yes, the RS-2 will fish well on the Bighorn. You can fish it as a nymph or as a point fly in a dry/dropper arrangement keeping it in the surface film when you have fish up and feeding. You might also want to tie a few Sparkle Wing RS-2's. Print Sparkle Wing RS2
    Larry


  6. Likes shortyb liked this post

Similar Threads

  1. Bighorn River Report
    By gjcordray in forum Rocky Mountain Range
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-03-2012, 06:55 PM
  2. Bighorn River MT.
    By bamaboy in forum Rocky Mountain Range
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-10-2011, 05:08 PM
  3. Winter Fishing on the Bighorn River
    By mcnerney in forum Rocky Mountain Range
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 12-13-2010, 08:39 PM
  4. Bighorn River flows will drop
    By bighorn flies in forum Rocky Mountain Range
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-15-2009, 08:37 PM
  5. BigHorn River, Montana Flies
    By tatco in forum Flies
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-25-2006, 07:10 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •