Fishing Report for December 20th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 851 cfs Kirby: 914 cfs About the only thing that has changed from our last report is the lack of sub-zero temperatures out there.  That being said, the nymph fishing has been very good on the Upper Madison this week, and we are still getting fish on dries during the early afternoons…we … Read more

Fishing Report for December 5th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 749 cfs Kirby: 811 cfs The mercury has been falling drastically over the last few days, and with the local forecast calling for highs in the single digits to mid teens well into next week, there isn’t a huge rush to get on the water before noon at the moment.   For … Read more

Fishing Report for November 21st, 2013

Madison River Dam: 767 cfs Kirby: 829 cfs It’s been a lot more of the same on the Upper Madison this week– Great nymphing with a nice window of dry fly fishing in the early afternoon.  Most of the baetis seem to be done for the year, but the midges have more than made up … Read more

Fishing Report for November 13th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 776 cfs Kirby: 850 cfs The Madison Valley has been unseasonably warm over the last week, and the fishing has been just as hot. The wade section between Quake and Lyon’s Bridge has been fishing very well with both nymphs, dries, and streamers.  Nymph fishermen have been doing well on smaller pat’s … Read more

Fishing Report for November 2nd, 2013

Madison River Dam: 785 cfs Kirby: 850 cfs Fishing has been very good throughout the Upper River this week.  Nymphs are still your best best for numbers, and we have had a lot of good reports on baetis nymphs/emergers, $3 Dips, Midges, and Pat’s Rubber legs from customers over the last few days.  We have … Read more

Fishing Report for October 19th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 740 cfs Kirby: 809 cfs Varney: 891 cf One only needs to glance up at the snow covered peaks towering above the withering expanses of sage to understand why Fall is our favorite time of year in Southwest Montana.  Then again, big buttery brown trout chasing streamers and pods of rising fish … Read more

Fishing Report for October 10th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 740 cfs Kirby: 809 cfs Varney: 921 cfs The Madison has been fishing well this week, and both air and water temps have steadily increased after our first big snow storm on the 4th.  The river between Quake Lake and Lyon’s Bridge seems to be producing the most consistent action with both … Read more

Fishing Report for September 23rd, 2013

Madison River Dam: 749 cfs Kirby: 799 cfs Varney: 875 cfs Fishing continues to improve on the Upper Madison and I think it is pretty safe to say that Fall has officially made its presence known in this little corner of the world.  We are seeing good numbers of Pseudos and even a few larger … Read more

Fishing Report for September 12th, 2013

Madison River Dam: 749 cfs Kirby: 799 cfs Varney: 845 cfs With colder nights and thus colder water temperatures, things have been picking up on the river this week.  While nymphs are still the way to go if you are looking for numbers, we’ve been having better reports of dry fly fishing over the last … Read more