Yellowstone River, Middle Topo Map

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Everybody’s favorite river, and the fishing is good, too. Rising in a magnificent caldera of paint pots and smoking fumaroles, the river tumbles out of Yellowstone National Park at Gardiner and makes a headlong rush through Yankee Jim Canyon and into Paradise Valley, heading for Livingston about 60 miles below. At Livingston, the river swings east, and near Springdale it slows. The upper river is the province of cutthroats and rainbows. The deceptively deep canyon water holds browns of sizes too large to be imagined. Rainbows take over in the happy riffles of the central valley before giving way to browns below Livingston. Unfettered by major impoundments, the river flows swiftly on this leg of its 168-mile journey to the Missouri just over the North Dakota state line. Run-off swells the river with silty water from mid-May well into June and often July, depending on the snowpack. But normally, thereafter the river runs clear, except when torrential thunderstorms muddy up the Lamar and Gardner. Then the Yellowstone will take a day or two to clear. Species: Cutthroat, brown, rainbow. Angling methods: spin, and fly-fishing.
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Livingston, Montana

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