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Latest Fishing Reports: Upper Madison River

4 The mornings have been the time to hit the river if you are in search of streamer action. Dust off the puffy jackets and brave the cold in the earlier parts of the morning. Toss some articulated meat like a Dungeon, Gonga, or Barely Legal in olive, black, or white. Streamer fishing will be better with cloud cover. Baetis will show up very soon, so make sure to have some emergers and parachutes in case...

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3 The mornings have been the time to hit the river if you are in search of streamer action. Dust off the puffy jackets and brave the cold in the earlier parts of the morning. Toss some articulated meat like a Dungeon, Gonga, or Barely Legal in olive, black, or white. Streamer fishing will be better with cloud cover. Baetis will show up very soon, so make sure to have some emergers and parachutes in case...

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3 With fall rolling in to give us our first dose of frosty mornings and chilly raincoat-wearing days, it can only mean two things on the upper Madison - fish on the move and meat chucking. Ok ok, it also means some world class dry fly action on Baetis dries too. However, if you’re looking for a trophy Madison brown trout then stripping streamers right now is an excellent way to make that connection. Even though...

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3 The upper Madison has been fishing OK with hoppers and nymphs but it remains very low and therefore a bit annoying to float certain sections. The nymphing and streamer fishing are picking up while the dry fly action has been getting more and more inconsistent. Trout will still take smaller hoppers and definitely perdigons. The color they are after seems to change every day so try and make sure you have at least one pink,...

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4 The upper Madison has been fishing OK hoppers and nymphs but it remains very low and therefore a bit annoying to float certain sections. The nymphing and streamer fishing are picking up while the dry fly action has been getting more and more inconsistent. Trout will still take smaller hoppers and definitely perdigons. The color they are after seems to change every day so try and make sure you have at least one pink, tan,...

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4 The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River Closures and Restrictions. The upper madison Has been fishing well with hoppers and nymphs but it remains very low and therefore a bit annoying to float certain sections. Fish continue to be keying in on the smaller size 12...

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4 The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River Closures and Restrictions. The Upper Madison has been fishing well. Hopper fishing has been good during certain windows (Noon-2pm), I like the tan Morrish, Black Thunder Thighs, and Pink Grand Hopper. Fish have been eating ants well behind a...

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4 The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River Closures and Restrictions. The Upper Madison has been fishing well. Hopper fishing has been good during certain windows (Noon-2pm), I like the tan Morrish, Black Thunder Thighs, and Pink Grand Hopper. Fish have been eating ants well behind a...

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