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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - August 18, 2018
Stream levels are down to a normal level and the river is in good shape in all
sections. There are lots of hatching insects and lots of trout being caught. All
sections of the river are turning out fish.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a slight chance of rain on Sunday, otherwise
clear. Highs will range from
76 to 87 degrees and lows from 51 to 58 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 583 cfs
Level: 1.87 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 57
Clarity: clear
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
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 16, larva, pupa and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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. Olive and black Matuka sculpin are great
streamers to use at this time.
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - Hoppers, carpenter ants, Japanese beetles.
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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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