The Tackle Shop has been named The Orvis' 2017 Outfitter of the Year!

Fishing Report Upper Madison River 6-12-2015

Fishing Report Upper Madison River 6-12-2015

Fishing Conditions

With the dropping and clearing water levels the Madison River is starting to fish really well. We have been having good luck with small flashy streamers like a sparkle minnow followed by a worm. Some really large fish are being caught with this technique. The dry fly fishing has been getting better each and every day. Hatches of caddis both big sedge like and smaller tan as well as golden stones and yellow sallies have the fish looking up especially in the afternoon. Small chubbies followed either with a dropper nymph or caddis have us into fish. We should see the salmon fly hatch start in the next week to 10 days on the Madison River. Before the hatch the nymphs will migrate to the shore line and will be evident on all the rocks just below the water level. Keep an eye for migrating nymphs as that is a sure indicator the hatch is not far off.

Fly Patterns

DRIES

Chubby Chernobyl Royal 12,14: Chubby Chernobyl Tan 12,14: Furminski Caddis Tan 12,14: Elk Hair Caddis Tan 12,14: Goddard Caddis Tan 12,14: Agees Knobbler Sallie 12,14: Para madam X Royal 12,14:

NYMPHS

Pats Rubber Leg Black, Brown, Coffee 4-10: Mega Prince 4-10: Soft hackle CDC Prince 12,14: Lime Juice 12,14: CDC Baby 12,14, Psyco Prince 12,14: Sure Strike yellow 12,14: Sure Strike Peacock 12,14: San Juan Worm Red 8-12: San Juan Worm Purple 8-12:

STREAMERS

Sparkle Minnow Sculpin 4-8: Sparkle Minnow Brownie 4-8: Trash Can Streamer 6: Sculpzilla Black 4-8: Miller time streamer 6: Sculpin the one 4-8: White Urchin 4: Haymaker Sculpin Olive or Black 6:

More Info

USGS flow information

 

Shuttle Services:

Meadowlark Shuttles

406-682-4188
406-581-4626

Dorothy’s Shuttle Service
406-682-4886
Quake to Ennis Lake

John Way Posted by John Way

Guide, Outfitter and chief bottle washer for the Tackle Shop.  Recently developing his inter web ninja skills. 

Products related to this article

..

$0.00

Recon 6-weight 9'6

Recon 6-weight 9'6" Fly Rod

3¼ oz. 9'6", 4-piece fly rod for 6-wt. line.Recon teams a high-performance, fast action feel with light swing weight. With close-in loading prowess and the power for longer reach, Recon rods boast a completely new ferrule design, a modern shadow green blank, and covert black nickel hardware and reel seats. Proudly made..

$449.00

Related Articles

Trout TV - The Tackleshop Episode
Check out the trailer for Trout TV's episode with us on the Madison River.  The video was from the opening two days in May of the upper Madison.   Enjoy! ..
0 comments on this article - view comments
Fishing Report Upper Madison River 6-6-2015

The Madison River is high but fishable.  Be very careful at this level floating with the low bridges.  

0 comments on this article - view comments
Guest Blog: Guides Fishing With Guides....

An interesting story from Uncle Scrunchie on how guides tap into the guide network when we travel out of the area.  

5 Fishy Father's Day Gifts Under 50 Bucks

Father's Day is quickly approaching and if you have not got the perfect gift for your fishy father now is the time.  We tried to make the shopping easier and assembled a list of the 5 Fishy Father's Day Gifts Under 50 Bucks.  

0 comments on this article - view comments
Fishing Report Upper Madison River 6-18-2015

The Salmon Fly's are on the Madison River and now is the time to get out there!  

0 comments on this article - view comments

0 Comments To "Fishing Report Upper Madison River 6-12-2015"

Write a comment

Your Name:
 
Enter the code in the box below:
 
Your Comment:
Note: HTML is not translated!