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Madison River, Montana - Fishing Report -
June 2
7, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are down quite a bit from last week, and the
water clearing some. There are lots of hatches taking place but vary greatly
with the section of the river being fished. We still recommend fishing the walk-in
section or section between the lakes.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through Thursday, then clearing for the coming
week. Highs will range from 6
9 to 79 degrees and lows from 43 to 48 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1230 cfs
Level: 1.98 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: slight stain
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
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Green Drake, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Western March Browns, 12/14, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Great Gray Spotted Wing sedge: 10, larva, pupa and adults
Salmonfly, size 4/6, 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.
Pale Morning duns are starting to hatch.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Spotted Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.

Western March Browns are hatching.
Great Gray Spotted Wing sedges are hatching.
Salmonflies are hatching.
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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