Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > South Fork Castle Creek

Report at a Glance

General RegionBlack Hills
Specific LocationCastle Creek near inlet of Deerfield Reservoir
Time of DayAfternoon
Fish CaughtRainbows, Rock Bass, & 1 brook trout
Conditions & HatchesOvercast. A few midges were hatching.

Details and Discussion

BioprofsdJuly 24th, 2011, 9:22 pm
Mitchell, SD

Posts: 4
I caught about 6 hatchery rainbows up to about 13 inches on olive wooly buggers near the footbridge over the inlet of Deerfield Reservoir in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The water was high and a little off-color, so I swithched to a prince nymph which has a little white on it and caught a wild brook trout and a wild rainbow (both small). Lots of rock bass in the lake and didn't have a boat, so I fished mainly above the reservoir in the creek. Sorry, no pictures.
MotroutJuly 24th, 2011, 10:40 pm
Posts: 319
Thanks for the report. I love the Black Hills.
"I don't know what fly fishing teaches us, but I think it's something we need to know."-John Gierach
http://fishingintheozarks.blogspot.com/
TroutnutJuly 27th, 2011, 8:31 pm
Administrator
Fairbanks, AK

Posts: 2423
Sounds like a fun trip. I'd love to see some pictures from that area, too... I don't really have a good sense of what it's like.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Perfect Sunday outing!
In Fishing Reports by Chris_3g
2Apr 20, 2008
by Troutnut
Re: Site updates from March 22, 2005
In Site Updates by Troutnut
5Jan 10, 2013
by Taxon
Re: Wild browns
In General Discussion by Wbranch
4Aug 14, 2007
by IEatimago
Re: multiple fish species
In General Discussion by Mcjames
3Jul 3, 2007
by GONZO
Five days of warmwater flyfishing in southeastern Michigan - from Jonathon
In Fishing Reports by Jmd123
0
Re: Just an aside....
In General Discussion by Oldredbarn
2Feb 5, 2010
by Oldredbarn
Re: Damsefly Nymphs: Odonata Zygoptera
In the Insect Order Odonata-Zygoptera by WildcatRob
3Aug 29, 2011
by Sayfu
Re: Pohopoco Creek
In General Discussion by Billy
7Jul 15, 2015
by AFISHN
Re: caddis flies
In Brachycentrus appalachia Caddisfly Adult by Flytyer0423
2Aug 11, 2009
by GONZO
Re: Stenocron / Maccaffertium(Light Cahill) ... ?
In the Identify This! Board by Wiflyfisher
13Sep 14, 2011
by Jmd123
Most Recent Posts
Re: Soft Hackles
In Fly Tying by OldHasBeen (Martinlf replied)
Re: What kind of aquatic bug is this?
In the Identify This! Board by Ihunta
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut (Wbranch replied)
Re: Sage rod
In Gear Talk by Rtturnings
Re: Realism or Impressionism?
In Fly Tying by Summer_doug (Jmd123 replied)
3rd Annual Salmonfly Festival - West Yellowstone
In General Discussion by Wiflyfisher
Re: This is pretty neat... Not seen this before...
In General Discussion by PaulRoberts
Re: Grasshoppers--Pheasa nt or Plastic?
In General Discussion by CaseyP
Re: Brook Trout Fishing the Black River in Northern Michigan
In General Discussion by MGWILD (Tomwebb4 replied)
Re: CF KNOT dry Fly Knot keeps tippet off the water
In General Discussion by Idryfly (PaulRoberts replied)