Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

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If this river is rocking, don’t come knocking…

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Yellowstone is experiencing an earthquake storm. Over 1200 small shakers have happened between Old Faithful and Strozzi’s in the past 8 days.

Will the Firehole drain into hell? Or as Jamie Farrell of the University of Utah says, just an interesting event to study earthquakes.  (hey, didn’t he play Corp Klinger?)
Opening day is 4 months away. [...]

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Gibbon River in Yellowstone

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

GibbonRiver, originally uploaded by WhiskeyCreek.
Here is a shot of the Gibbon river in Yellowstone. This area will soon be much more difficult to reach, the road is being relocated higher up on the ridge (on the right in this photo).

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That is no way to treat a lady

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Like ships and storms, do we refer to geysers with female pronouns? Regardless, this is no way to treat Old Faithful. These idiots are trying to adjust the PH balance of the venerable geyser.
Psst: idiots, ever hear of web-cams?

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Barns Pool Stonefly

October 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I designed/assembled this fly pattern specifically for fishing the Barns Pools in Yellowstone National Park. This fly is unleaded and the right density to reach the bottom in Barns #1.  Fish it with a small dropper, I like to use a peacock and starling soft hackle.

Design Notes:
Yellowstone fishing regulations prohibit lead of any sort, even [...]

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