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Livingston Fly Fishing In April

Livingston Fly Fishing in April

Livingston Montana experiences warming temperatures and occasional snow or rain during the spring months of March and April. The town is legendary for high winds and the springtime can be exceptionally windy as cold air funnels through Paradise Valley on its way to the open prairie east of Livingston.

Flyfishing Montana along the Yellowstone River improves through Livingston as warming water temperatures bring prolific hatches of blue-winged olives out on cloudy days. Fly fishing Paradise Valley spring creeks improves with increased Caddis activity in late April.

April Highlights for Flyfishing Montana, near Livingston

Blue-winged olive hatches are prevalent throughout April, creating stellar fly fishing near Livingston on the Depuy’s Spring Creek, the Yellowstone River, and its tributaries with dry flies on mild, overcast days.

March Brown, midge, and caddis hatches are present throughout the month as well, creating dry fly fishing opportunities when conditions are favorable.

Bozeman Fly Fishing Guide Pro-Tip:

Experienced anglers fishing near Livingston target early-season trophy Brown Trout with heavy sinking lines while streamer fly fishing the slow, deep pools between Carter’s Bridge and Mayor’s Landing throughout April.

Livingston Fly Fishing Trips in April

Avoiding the wind is the number one priority for our Bozeman fly fishing guides when we are guiding on the trout fishing waters near Livingston in April. Floating the Yellowstone River through the "town" sections or lower portions of Paradise Valley offers diverse angling experiences for both advanced and novice anglers.

If the wind catches us off-guard, wade fishing the Yellowstone River and its tributaries is a reliable backup plan as the river is low and wadeable with caution.

Fins and Feathers Guide Service has been outfitting Montana fishing trips in Livingston for over two decades. We custom tailor each day to the skills and interests of our guests to ensure a personalized experience while flyfishing Montana on the water near Livingston.

Reservations for fly fishing day trips can be secured online, via e-mail, or by calling us at 406-468-5019. Contact Us for help creating a customized Livingston, Montana fly fishing tour with the Fins and Feathers team of professionals.

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