Fishing Report for March 29th, 2011

As most of you know, the section of the Madison between the outlet of Quake Lake and McAtee Bridge is closed until the 21st of May, as is the section below Ennis Bridge.  Most of the river is open for floating between Mac and 8 Mile, but it's probably going to be another couple of weeks before the ice jams break up around Burnt Tree and the Ennis boat ramp...we'll keep you posted on that.  A couple of us floated Varney to 8 Mile the other day, and it was pretty slow until the water warmed up around 1:30-2:00 p.m., [...]