The Jefferson River
The Jefferson River is the largest of the three forks of the Missouri River with the mouth located near Twin Bridges. The structure of the Jefferson is a large riffle-pool with frequent armored banks. Despite summer dewatering for agricultural irrigation, the Jefferson will sometimes shine on cooler summer days.
Best Time to Fly
With fishing normally better in the spring and fall seasons, shoot for the spring before runoff has started, after runoff and in the fall. The best fishing begins around late August to early September and will last through October.
- Brown trout
What You'll Catch
Fishing Reports and Trips
Learn all you need to know about current fly fishing conditions in Montana from The Tackle Shop Fishing Reports. Information includes flow data from the U.S. Geological Survey and recent hatches to help ensure you get on the fish.
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The Madison River Valley has some of the best fly fishing waters in the world. Book with us today to make the most of those waters on one of our full-day or half-day float trips. Our all-inclusive trips come will all the gear you will need on the water.
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The Tackle Shop full-day and half-day walk and wade trips are just the ticket for your upcoming fly fishing adventure. Experience all that Montana’s waters have to offer while taking in the sights and sounds of the picturesque surroundings.
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