Fishing Report for October 22nd, 2010

Madison River Dam: 776 cfs Kirby: 850 cfs Fishing has been pretty good on the Upper Madison this week, and it should only get better as cloudy skies and winter snows descend upon the valley starting tomorrow.  With the bright sun and sixty degree temperatures this week, nymphs and streamers have been taking some really … Read more

Fishing Report for October 16th, 2010

Madison River Dam: 813 cfs Kirby: 882 cfs We had a great week of fishing on the ol’ Upper Madison this week, and very few people around to share it with.  Both Raynold’s and Three dollar have been very productive from a catching standpoint on all three fronts– Nymphs, Dries, and Streamers.  Nymphing continues to … Read more

Fishing Report for October 8th, 2010

Madison River Dam:  832 cfs Kirby: 882 cfs Well it took a little longer than we anticipated, but it is safe to say that Fall is finally here, and all the good things that come with it.  The blue wings have been out in force when the clouds have moved in, and we’ve had some … Read more

Fishing Report for October 3rd, 2010

Madison River Dam:804 cfs Kirby: 860 cfs The near record temperatures and sunny skies have provided some very pleasant weather for anglers throughout the state over the last week, but fishing has been pretty day-to-day on the Upper Madison.  The float section has definitely been the most inconsistent…one day they’re eating streamers and small attractors … Read more

Fishing Report for September 25th, 2010

Madison River Dam: 832 cfs Kirby: 871 cfs Indian Summer appears to have finally descended upon the Madison Valley, and with temperatures scheduled to hold in the mid-seventies through next week, it’s a great time to head out to the river for what is sure to be the last window of hoppertunity until next year. … Read more

Fishing Report for September 16th, 2010

Madison River Dam: 841 cfs Kirby: 903 cfs Its finally warming up out there, but it looks like another cold front is coming our way starting on Monday.  We’re not sure if its because of the flows have been stabilized out of Hebgen, but the upper river seems to have really turned on over the … Read more

Fishing Report for September 8th, 2010

Madison River Dam: 870 cfs Kirby: 937 cfs Its been a chilly first week of September in south west Montana, and it doesn’t look like its going to be getting any warmer out there for a while.  Flows were dropped 200 cfs on August 31st after a “school bus sized” boulder crushed three gates at … Read more

Fishing Report for August 28th, 2010

Madison River Dam: 1,030 cfs Kirby: 1,190 cfs Fishing has been a little “iffy” on the ol’ Upper Madison these days.  One day the hopper fishing is great, and the next day its just plain brutal.  Ants and beetles have been a little more consistent, but still far from on fire.  Most of our bugs … Read more