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Madison River, Montana - Fishing Report -
November 2
9, 2016
The river is in good shape. The weather is cold, of course, but the water is still
around 40 degrees in the tailwater. Midges and possibly some little
Blue-winged olives should hatch. Midges are mostly creams with some blood or
red one in soft bottom areas.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow on Thursday, again Saturday through Monday, then
clearing. Highs will range from
28 to 35 degrees and lows from 14 to 23

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 841 cfs
Level: 1.63 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 41
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Hebgen
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown sculpin and White Belly sculpin streamers are great flies to use at this time.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Midges, creams, reds and light greens, are hatching.
Mahogany duns are still hatching.
Spotted Sedges are still hatching but sparse.
1. Email us (
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 (
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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