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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - April 14, 2019
Stream levels are still running at a normal level and the river is in good shape in all
sections. There are still some hatching insects and trout are being caught. The lower
sections of the river are turning out fish.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow through Tuedday and rain
Friday and
Saturday, otherwise clear for the next week. Highs will range from 46 to
62 degrees and lows from 31 to 41 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 496 cfs
Level: 1.58 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 46
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Gallatin Gateway
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
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults.
Little Brown stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa in tandem for the best results. Fish the adults
only when you see them on the surface.
The Brown and White Belly Sculpin Streamers are good flies to use for the larger size trout.
Crawl them on the bottom in the deepest water.
Our articulated streamers will catch the larger trout.
Olive and black Matuka sculpin are great streamers to use at this time.
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Aquatic Worms work.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.

Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Littled Black Caddis are hatching.
Fly Fishing Gallatin River Montana:
A description of the Gallatin River,
Guide to fly fishing the Gallatin River,
Gallatin River fishing seasons, and
much more
1. Email us (
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 (
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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