Fishing Report for December 17th, 2012

Madison River Dam: 1,150 cfs Kirby: 1,210 cfs We’ve been blessed with a lot of snow over the past week, and our snow pack is currently holding at 124% in the Madison Range…..Hopefully it keeps on dumping and we’ll have plenty of water for the upcoming season.  Water temps are hovering around 35 degrees Between … Read more

Fishing Report for October 18th, 2012

Madison River Dam: 900 cfs Kirby: 937 cfs Varney: 1,060 cfs The last few days have been pretty windy over here, and it looks like we are in store for some more 20 mph+ afternoons through the weekend.  Nymphing small midges and baetis patterns remains your best option if you are looking for numbers, but … Read more

Fishing Report for October 13th, 2012

Madison River Dam: 900 cfs Kirby: 948 cfs Varney: 1,080 cfs Sounded like it was a little tougher out on the river today, but the Madison has been fishing well this week. For the Dry/Nymph anglers looking to hit the wade section, you’ll do best nymphing midges and baetis nymphs in the #18-20 range in … Read more

Fishing Report for October 8th, 2012

Madison River Dam: 910 cfs Kirby: 959 cfs Varney: 1,050 cfs The cold snap last Thursday made for some tough fishing over the next few days, particularly down by Ennis,  as water temps dropped between 6-8 degrees above their normal highs. Sunday was a different story though, and we saw more than a few bent … Read more

Fishing Report for October 1st, 2012

Madison River Dam:  931 cfs Kirby: 948 cfs Varney: 1,060 cfs The nymph bite has been pretty impressive over the last three days on the Upper Madison, and we are soaking up the last warm rays of Indian Summer before the snow hits tomorrow night. Grey RS2s, BWO Barr’s emergers, $3 dips, #18 silver lightening … Read more

Fishing Report for September 27th, 2012

Madison River Dam:  931 cfs Kirby: 971 cfs Varney: 1,060 cfs As far as nymphs and dries are concerned, its been more of the same on Upper Madison these days.  The dry bite has been tough both in the wade and float sections, and we are still waiting for some colder temps to come in … Read more

Fishing Report for September 22nd, 2012

Madison River Dam: 942 cfs Kirby: 994 cfs Varney: 1,050 cfs Fishing has slowed down a little bit over the last four days, particularly with the streamer bite, and it seems we must wait again for colder temps to move in and stir the proverbial pot.  Don’t get us wrong…You can still go out there … Read more

Fishing Report for September 17th, 2012

Madison River Dam: 953 cfs Kirby: 994 cfs Varney: 1,100 cfs As Fall  temperatures continue to keep water temps at more ideal levels, fishing has picked up throughout the Upper Madison.  We are starting to see our first waves of fish coming out of Ennis Lake, and even the resident browns have started to put … Read more