Lower Madison River Dry Fly Fishing Report
By Kelsey

Posted: June 24, 2012

Lower Madison River Dry Fly Fishing Report

Enjoy this hot weather and get out the dry flies on the Lower Madison! Now is the time to fish the Lower Madison with the Guides and Locals mostly drifting on the Gallatin, Upper Madison and Yellowstone rivers. The fishing has been top notch all week and big catches are the word. Most catches are reported using the little bead heads while playing the nymphing game most of the time. Huge Browns are known to bite just before the river gets too warm and we leave the Lower Madison until around mid September. Beat the heat fishing in the morning and avoid the heavy two-o’clock recreational float traffic.

Current Hatch

  • Goldenstones
  • PMDs
  • Caddis
  • Yellow Sallies

Fly Suggestions

Copper John’s

Lightning Bug

Z Wing Caddis


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