Madison River Dam: 1,820 cfs Hebgen: 2,700 cfs Varney: 4,050 cfs The Upper Madison is still on the rise, but the sub-surface fishing has been incredible. All the creeks are kicking in mud, and Cabin and Beaver have been putting in enough to turn Quake Lake into a bucket of Hershey’s Syrup for the time … Read more
Madison River Dam: 749 cfs Kirby: 1,350 cfs Varney: 1,990 cfs Clarity Update: The plug of mud finally made it to the end of Quake, and we are now sitting at around a foot of visibility above the West Fork. While this will certainly affect the dry fly fishing over the weekend, the nymph and … Read more
Madison River Dam: 1,010 cfs Kirby: 1,620 cfs Varney: 2,470 cfs It was good to see all the familiar faces in the shop today getting ready for the opener, and we are looking forward to another great season on the Upper Madison in 2012. We won’t have an actual fishing report until tomorrow afternoon, as … Read more
Madison River Dam: 1,620 cfs Kirby: 1,910 cfs Varney: 2,510 cfs Yesterday was another great opener on the Upper Madison, and we had good reports all through the wade section. Water clarity remains around 8 inches of visibility, and the usual suspects were top producers: Warbirds, Pat’s Stones, San Juans, midges, and caddis larva all … Read more
Madison River Dam: 1,250 cfs Kirby: 1,580 cfs Varney: 2,120 cfs Mud, Chocolate Milk, Bosco, Nestle’s Quik, Hershey Syrup, Yoo Hoo, Ovaltine…whatever you want to call it, she’s made it all the way through Quake, and probably won’t be going anywhere for quite some time. That being said, The visibility is right around 6 inches, … Read more
Just wanted to let you all know that our fly shop will be open in less than a week. Feel free to stop by and check out the new bugs for this year, as well as the new addition that kelly put on this winter.