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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/13/2020

Date: 07/13/2020

The Gallatin River looks great and flows are slowly coming down. Salmonflies have moved into the upper portions of the canyon above Big Sky with the Golden Stones following behind. The canyon has been...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/10/2020

Date: 07/10/2020

The Gallatin River picked up some color yesterday but is still fishing very well. You might see some salmon flies in the upper reaches of the canyon and above Big Sky.  There are plenty of golden...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/9/2020

Date: 07/09/2020

The Gallatin River picked up some color yesterday but is still fishing very well. You might see some salmon flies in the upper reaches of the canyon and above Big Sky.  There are plenty of golden...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/5/2020

Date: 07/05/2020

The Gallatin River has dropped significantly and is now quite clear. Salmonflies have been buzzing in the canyon on warm sunny days. Attractor dry flies have been catching quite a few fish. A large or...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/3/2020

Date: 07/03/2020

The Gallatin River has dropped significantly and is now quite clear. Salmonflies have been buzzing in the canyon on warm sunny days. Attractor dry flies have been catching quite a few fish. A large or...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 7/1/2020

Date: 07/01/2020

The Gallatin River is a great option as long as it is clear. Recent rainstorms have added some color to the river, but it is clearing back up. Salmonflies have been buzzing in the canyon on warm sunny...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/28/2020

Date: 06/28/2020

The Gallatin River has been fishing quite well. The dry-fly bite has been better in the canyon. There are a bunch of stoneflies buzzing around up there as well as PMDs and caddis. Dry-dropper rigs hav...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/26/2020

Date: 06/26/2020

The Gallatin River has a lot of bugs flying around. Salmonflies are hatching as are golden stones and sallies. Anglers are getting some eats on the big dry, but it has still been mostly a nymph game. ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/23/2020

Date: 06/23/2020

The Gallatin River is about to be home to a bunch of large insects. Some salmonflies are hatching, and we are expecting to see plenty of more this week. Anglers are getting some eats on the big dry, b...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/19/2020

Date: 06/19/2020

The Gallatin River is still high and a bit off-color but it is fishing well with nymphs. Target soft water along the banks. Lately the worm bite has been pretty good. The trout are also eating large s...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/15/2020

Date: 06/15/2020

The Gallatin is on the drop. The flows are good right now and fishing has been productive with nymphing techniques. These fish are still pushed up on the banks eating stoneflies, worms, and attractor ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/13/2020

Date: 06/13/2020

The river is still high, but mostly green and the fish feeding heavily near the banks. Nymphing has been best with dark stones, worms, large beadheads, and sally nymphs. There has been some dry fly op...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/12/2020

Date: 06/12/2020

The Gallatin River is starting to shape up. It is still high, but it is starting to turn green instead of that nasty brown color. It has nymphed well the last couple of days. Worms have worked best, f...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/10/2020

Date: 06/10/2020

The Gallatin River is still high and fast but it has come down significantly. It is now flowing at 2,700 cfs and still dropping. If you feel like wetting a line, stick to slow-moving water near the b...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/7/2020

Date: 06/07/2020

The Gallatin River is ripping. It's pretty cool to take a drive up the canyon and see a massive wave train where your favorite dry-fly flat usually is. If you feel like wetting a line, stick to slow-m...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/5/2020

Date: 06/05/2020

The Gallatin River is pumping chocolate milk colored water. Boulders are being turned over at the river's bottom, and trees are being swept downstream. Wading is dangerous. But if you can find some so...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 6/5/2020

Date: 06/05/2020

The Gallatin River is pumping chocolate milk colored water. Boulders are being turned over at the river's bottom, and trees are being swept downstream. Wading is dangerous. But if you can find some so...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/30/2020

Date: 05/30/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:00-5:30 pm M-Sat ; 8:00-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/27/2020

Date: 05/27/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:00-5:30 pm M-Sat ; 8:00-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/23/2020

Date: 05/23/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:30 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/20/2020

Date: 05/20/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:30 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/18/2020

Date: 05/18/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:30 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/16/2020

Date: 05/16/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:00 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/13/2020

Date: 05/13/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:00 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/8/2020

Date: 05/08/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:00 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/5/2020

Date: 05/05/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:00 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 5/2/2020

Date: 05/02/2020

Bozeman Fly Shop News Walk-in-traffic is available 8:30-5:00 pm M-Sat ; 8:30-3:30 on Sundays. We ask that everyone respect social distancing and use our "sanitation stations." Please limit store visi...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/27/2020

Date: 04/27/2020

We will reopen at 9 AM on Monday, 4/27 to all curbside pickups with limited in-store traffic of no more than 5 people at a time in the store. Walk-in-traffic is welcome from 9:30-4:30, we ask that e...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/23/2020

Date: 04/23/2020

We will reopen at 9 AM on Monday, 4/27 to all curbside pickups with limited in-store traffic of no more than 5 people at a time in the store. Walk-in-traffic is welcome from 9:30-4:30, we ask that e...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/18/2020

Date: 04/18/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/15/2020

Date: 04/15/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/14/2020

Date: 04/14/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/8/2020

Date: 04/08/2020

Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Online Fly Sale Here Call ...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/4/2020

Date: 04/04/2020

​Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping + when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for ph...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 4/1/2020

Date: 04/01/2020

​Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping + when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for ph...

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Gallatin River Fishing Report 3/29/2020

Date: 03/29/2020

​Effective March 23, our Bozeman Fly Shop is closed to all walk-in traffic. We are offering Free Ground shipping + when you order online or over the phone. Order online HERE Call 406-586-2188 for ph...

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