Monthly Archives: June 2014

Madison fishing well

While water levels on the Yellowstone are sneaking back up (12,500 CFS and yes, getting dirtier), flows on the Upper Madison have been dropping and the action on the Lower Madison has been heating up.  Guides have had consistent fishing … Continue reading

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Salmonflies on the Stone???

We’ve been getting lots of calls lately looking for big bugs and the answer is not yet… but soon.  We have seen plenty of both salmonfly and goldenstone nymphs but we haven’t seen any adults.  We haven’t seen any empty … Continue reading

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Salmonflies continue…

If you’ve never had the chance to experience catching trout on salmonfly dries, book now or forever hold your peace! This hatch in particular is difficult to predict and often when the salmonflies hatch the water is either too muddy … Continue reading

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Salmon Fly Fever Begins

In case you didn’t know, it’s Salmonfly time here in Montana!  The bugs have actually been out for over a week on some Montana rivers and will be hatching soon on others.  Big, fat, full-bellied fish have been crushing dries … Continue reading

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16,000 CFS

The Yellowstone is starting to drop towards “normal” levels for this time of year.  That being said we are anticipating the river to hit 10,000 CFS sometime around mid July (and possibly earlier if we continue to get warmer weather).  … Continue reading

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Lower Madison muddy but fishing

While the Yellowstone is still too high and mighty we’ve been focusing on other waters – namely the Lower Madison, the Paradise Valley Spring Creeks, and local/private lakes.  The Lower Madison has been off color the past few days but … Continue reading

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