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Madison river fishing report for 9-25-2017

Madison river fishing report for 9-25-2017

Fishing Conditions

The raining cold weather finally broke and the Madison river is starting to fish really well. We are starting to see some run up fish from the lake and the browns all throughout the river are starting to get active. Nymphing and streamer fishing will be your best bet for catching these fall browns that the Madison is notorious for. Wade anglers should concentrate there efforts around the valley garden area. For the dry fly enthusiast look for midges and small blue wing olives to start hatching on cloudy days. The recent cold snap has reminded us that winter is not far away. So don't take this weeks great weather for granted and get out and enjoy it.

Fly Patterns


parachute blue wing olives 16-18, griffith gnats 18, purple haze size 18, parachute adams 116-18


psycho may olive 16-18, micro may olive 18, soft hackle red ass 16-18, flash prince purple, sure strike peacock14-18, lightening bugs 16-18, nyman's shop vac 16-20, san Juan worms 10-12, crystal meth sucker spawn


olive mini loop, trevor sculpin, sheila sculpin, zonkers, sculpzilla white, olive sex dungeon

More Info

USGS flow information


Shuttle Services:

Meadowlark Shuttles


Dorothy’s Shuttle Service
Quake to Ennis Lake

Justin Capps Posted by Justin Capps Passionate Fly fisherman and outdoorsmen. 

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