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Lower Madison Fishing Report 1/19/2022

Date: 01/19/2022

Some more Winter weather this week. Expect some snow the next couple days and some variable winds. The temperatures are still decent for some anglers. Nymphing will remain the best...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 1/15/2022

Date: 01/15/2022

Weather is looking good for fishing this week, could be a little windy but nothing too crazy. This warm weather could bring some dry fly action to the table. Keep...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 1/8/2022

Date: 01/08/2022

The weather warms up quite a bit this week. This should have helped clear most of the ice and slush from the lower. The change in temp has brought some...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 1/4/2022

Date: 01/04/2022

Fishing with nymphs has been the best option. After all of the cold weather expect ice shelves and anchor ice. Expect wind as well. If I were to fish the lower I...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/24/2021

Date: 12/24/2021

Fishing with nymphs has been pretty good but the lower has been extremely windy recently. The lower remains incredibly windy over the next week. It should fish pretty well if...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/22/2021

Date: 12/22/2021

Fishing with nymphs has been pretty good but the lower has been extremely windy recently. The lower remains incredibly windy over the next week. It should fish pretty well if...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/19/2021

Date: 12/19/2021

Fishing with nymphs has been pretty good but the lower has been extremely windy recently. The lower remains incredibly windy over the next week. It should fish pretty well if...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/16/2021

Date: 12/16/2021

Fishing with nymphs has been pretty good but the lower has been extremely windy recently. It is predicted to be windy through the next 7 days as well. I would use a...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/13/2021

Date: 12/13/2021

Once the fish get into their winter groove look for the nymphing to become more consistent especially in the slower deeper water. This incoming storm may slow the fishing down...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/10/2021

Date: 12/10/2021

Once the fish get into their winter groove look for the nymphing to become more consistent especially in the slower deeper water. I would use a light bodied crayfish or a...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 12/7/2021

Date: 12/07/2021

Look for fishing to be a little spotty with all the colder weather we have gotten. That being said once the fish get into their winter groove look for the...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/30/2021

Date: 11/30/2021

The lower Madison is good option for some late fall/early winter fishing. It is gonna be mostly nymphing but streamer fishing is worth a shot with some smaller olive dungeons...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/27/2021

Date: 11/27/2021

The lower Madison Is good option for some late fall/early winter fishing. It is gonna be mostly nymphing but streamer fishing is worth a shot with some smaller olive dungeons...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/15/2021

Date: 11/15/2021

The lower Madison continues to be good option for some consistent fishing. If you do get some warmer weather throwing some olive, jj special, or sparkle minnow streamers on a...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/13/2021

Date: 11/13/2021

The lower Madison continues to be good option for some consistent fishing. If you do get some warmer weather throwing some olive, jj special, or sparkle minnow streamers on a...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/6/2021

Date: 11/06/2021

The lower Madison has been fishing well with nymphs and small streamers. Crayfish, worms, Zebra Midges, Baetis, and egg patterns have been the best. Streamer fishing has been hit or...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 11/3/2021

Date: 11/03/2021

The cold weather has rolled in and the fishing has slowed down. Nymphing the deeper holes should be productive with a crayfish, worm, sowbug/scud, or a zebra midge. Streamer fishing...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/25/2021

Date: 10/25/2021

The mild fall weather appears to be sticking around for the time being so be prepared to fish a BWO hatch if you are out on the river during a...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/22/2021

Date: 10/22/2021

The lower continues to be a great option for fishing this week. The BWOs are still hanging around so be prepared with some dries and emergers (especially if you get...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/14/2021

Date: 10/14/2021

The Lower has been fishing really well this last week. BWO's are starting to pop more and more and today looks like a great day for some dry fly fishing. Make...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/9/2021

Date: 10/09/2021

The Lower has been fishing really well this last week. BWO's are starting to pop more and more and today looks like a great day for some dry fly fishing. Make...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/7/2021

Date: 10/07/2021

The Lower has been fishing really well this last week. BWO's are starting to pop more and more and today looks like a good day for some dry fly fishing. Make...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/4/2021

Date: 10/04/2021

The Lower is fishing well at the moment. The cold and wet weather in the next week will increase the number of BWOs hatching and the fish will be looking...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/29/2021

Date: 09/29/2021

The Lower has been good with crawfish, worms, and mayfly nymphs. The usual tailwater suspects will also do the job, like scuds, midges, and sowbugs. Don't be afraid to break...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/26/2021

Date: 09/26/2021

With the terrestrial season winding down it is time to look forward to brisk mornings, cold water, and happy fish. The Lower has been a bit slower as of late but...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/22/2021

Date: 09/22/2021

The lower Madison has slowed down a little bit over the last week. The next dry fly fishing will come around when the larger Fall BWO's start hatching. As of...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/19/2021

Date: 09/19/2021

Our first real taste of fall! The weather change today will also bring changes to the fishing. The cold nights will make quick work of the hoppers, so unfortunately...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/16/2021

Date: 09/16/2021

The lower Madison has still been fishing great. Hoppers have still been picking up fish in the afternoons. Not quite as well as last week but still a ton of...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/14/2021

Date: 09/14/2021

The lower Madison has still been fishing great. Hoppers have still been picking up fish in the afternoons. Not quite as well as last week but still a ton of...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/10/2021

Date: 09/10/2021

The Lower Madison is no longer on hoot owl restrictions!!! The lower Madison Has been very productive this last week especially in the afternoons with hoppers. A pink or flesh...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 9/2/2021

Date: 09/02/2021

The Lower Madison is no longer on hoot owl restrictions!!! The lower Madison has been fishing well with a dry dropper rig. Chubbies in the morning in Peach and Purple...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 8/29/2021

Date: 08/29/2021

The Lower Madison is no longer on hoot owl restrictions!!! The lower Madison has been fishing well with a dry dropper rig. Chubbies in the morning in Peach and Purple...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 8/25/2021

Date: 08/25/2021

The Lower Madison is no longer on hoot owl restrictions!!! The lower Madison has dropped down to a great temperature and should fish pretty darn well as a result. An...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 8/17/2021

Date: 08/17/2021

The lower Madison River from the Ennis Dam down to the headwaters near Three Forks is on Hoot Owl fishing restrictions. Hoot Owl restrictions mean no fishing between 2 pm...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 8/14/2021

Date: 08/14/2021

The entire Madison River from the Yellowstone National Park boundary to the headwaters near Three Forks is on Hoot Owl fishing restrictions. This includes the Bear Trap section from Ennis...

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Lower Madison Fishing Report 8/9/2021

Date: 08/09/2021

The entire Madison River from the Yellowstone National Park boundary to the headwaters near Three Forks is on Hoot Owl fishing restrictions. This includes the Bear Trap section from Ennis...

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