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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - April 19, 2017
The stream levels are still high, too high to wade safely in any section. It is possible
to fish streamers from the banks and catch fish. Skwala stoneflies and little Brown
stoneflies are hatching. There is rain forecast everyday and the stream levels will
likely remain high.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week.
Highs will range from
53 to 60 degrees and lows from 33 to 39 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 670 cfs
Level: 1.86 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 44
Clarity: badly stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Gallatin Gateway
Brown and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
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. Olive and black Matuka sculpin are great
streamers to use at this time.
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem. Light Green, red or
blood midges, and cream midges.
Options For Selecting Flies:
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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