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Gallatin River, Montana - Fishing Report - April 21, 2018
The river is running high and stained. Fish the lowest sections of the river.  Midges,
creams and light greens, and Skwala Stoneflies are
still hatching in some sections.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the next week.
Highs will range from
54 to 67 degrees and lows from 29 to 36 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 659 cfs
Level: 1.88 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 48
Clarity: stained
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
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs 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.
March Browns are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies 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