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Madison River, Montana - Fishing Report -
July
16, 2019
Discharges and stream levels are below normal levels between the lakes and
most everywhere..There are some good hatches taking place. The big
salmonflies are hatching.
Lots of Golden stoneflies.
Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the coming week. Highs will range from 76 to 82
degrees and lows from 45 to 51 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1150 cfs
Level: 1.91 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55 degrees
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Hebgen
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
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 4/6,
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Spotted Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 14/16, nymphs and adults
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
Japaneese Beetles, size 14/16
Sandwich hoppers, green, orange, brown, 12/10/8/6/4
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown sculpin, White Belly sculpin and Articulated streamers are great flies to use
at this time.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Aquatic worms are working good.
It is almost alway best to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator with the
midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult midge
only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Salmonflies are hatching. Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching. (lower river)
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers are starting to work.
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with the dates you will be fishing this
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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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