East Gallatin Fishing Report
Fly fishing the East Gallatin is usually always great. The fish may not be huge but there is occasionally a lurking lunker. Excellent caddis hatches, huge numbers of fish, and very easy wading make this an incredible summer option. Luckily, this season the huge snowpack and high flows have kept this river cool enough that it has yet to see any fishing restrictions and with mild temperatures it might stay that way. Currently the flows are at 82 cfs and holding pretty steady. Fishing has been excellent in the mornings and evenings with trico and caddis hatches. Dry fly action has been good with size 14-18 attractors, elk hair caddis, or cluster midges. Nymphing has been solid with a number of mayfly nymphs, hares ears, prince nymph variations, and lil’ spankers. Check out these flies on our online store. Get out and fish it before any restrictions come about! Make sure you stay below high water as most of the surrounding land is privately owned!