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Madison River, Montana - Fishing Report -
July 1
4, 2018
The lower river near Ennis is getting a little warm. The upper sections are in
good shape.
Discharges and stream levels are in good shape. The entire river
is in good shape with lots of hatches taking place.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Monday and Tuesday, otherwise clear for the
coming week. Highs will range from 8
1 to 85 degrees and lows from 50 to 55

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1410 cfs
Level: 2.11 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: mostly clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Hebgen
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6, Articulated streamers size 4.
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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.
Spotted Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Green Drakes are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatching.

Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.

Terrestrials, carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and sandwich hoppers are working.
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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