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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - February 22, 2017
The stream levels are down in good shape but the water is still stained some. The
weather is cold again and the water will be back to about 36 degrees at the warmest.
Midges will still be the most important insects to imitate. Fish the Creams or Red
midges.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday for the next week.
Highs will range from
28 to 31 degrees and lows from 13 to 21 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 341 cfs
Level: 1.32 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 36
Clarity: 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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
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
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.
Winter 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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