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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - October 18, 2017
The river is in good shape with good stream levels and clear water. There are some
good Blue-winged olive hatches taking place and our customers are catching some
good fish.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
After today, there is a chance of rain or snow everyday
through M
onday, otherwise clear.  Highs will range from 46 to 52 degrees and lows
from
33 to 40 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 485 cfs
Level: 1.60 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: mostly clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Gallatin Gateway
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Brown and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
October caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, 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. Olive and black Matuka sculpin are great
streamers to use at this time.
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Spotted Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
October Caddis (caddisflies) are hatching.
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