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Fishing Report - Beaverhead River, Montana December 26,
2018
Discharges and stream levels are at a normal level. There's still a lot of trout being
caught by drift boats.. There's still a lot of insects hatching.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday but Saturday and
Sunday, otherwise clear. Highs will range from 20 to 31 degrees and lows from 05 to
20 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: ???? cfs (not working)
Level: 1.26 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 46
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Barratt Dam
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/20, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin,  White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 6/4
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Winter stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Olive Matuka and Black Matuka Sculpin Streamers are great flies to use for the
larger trout. Crawl them on the bottom in the deepest water. Brown Sculpin,  White Belly
Sculpin and our Articulated streamers are good flies to use. are great flies to use at this
time of the year.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
We still think a good strategy is to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator
with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult
midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Aquatic Worms are working good.
Fly Fishing Beaverhead River,
Montana
A description of the Beaverhead
River, Guide to fly fishing the
Beaverhead River, Beaverhead
River fishing seasons, and much
more
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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