Lower Madison Fishing Report October 9, 2021 - Fins & Feathers
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Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/9/2021

Date: 10/09/2021

Current Conditions

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 sure to have a good variety of patterns to imitate the various stages of BWOs. Check out Teagans blogs on BWO nymphs, emergers, and dries. Nymphing has been really productive with Scuds/sowbugs, San Juan worms, Crayfish, BWO nymphs, Midges, and smaller Perdigons in black. Today would be a good day to throw a streamer around as well. I would fish a JJ Special, Black Dungeon, or a Laser Legal.

Learn how to fish the BWO hatch here!


Fins & Feathers is a full-service Bozeman fly shop and Montana fly fishing outfitter. Lower Madison River fly fishing trips are available year-round with our Bozeman fly fishing guides.

Flows

1210 CFS
On 2021-10-9

Streamflow

Lower Madison Fishing Report 10/9/2021 Streamflow

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Full-Day Guided Trip

Full Day guided fly-fishing trips are our standard offering and offer the best opportunity to truly get out and experience the fly-fishing opportunities around Bozeman that attract anglers from around the world.

  • Typical Full Day Trips Are 6-8 Hours in Duration
  • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
  • Full Day Trips Are Generally Float Trips
  • Full Day Trips Available on Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, and Jefferson rivers
  • Drive Time Is Typically 30-60 Minutes Each Way
  • Fishing Licenses and Gratuities Are Not Included
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Montana Fly Fishing Packages

Fins & Feathers of Bozeman’s Montana fly fishing packages offer convenience and value by bundling our guided services together with several lodging options in Bozeman. Check out the example pricing based on double occupancy in the rooms and with a guide.Call our Bozeman fly shop at 877-790-5303 or contact us to make a reservation and confirm availability.

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Fins & Feathers is a full-service Bozeman fly shop and Montana fly fishing outfitter. Lower Madison River fly fishing trips are available year-round with our Bozeman fly fishing guides.

For Shuttles on the Lower Madison Contact:

Bob's Shuttles: (406) 595-0587
Space Shuttle: (406) 518-1799

The lower Madison River is considered to be the Madison River from below Ennis Lake, downstream to the headwaters of the Missouri River. This section of the Madison flows through the Beartrap Wilderness Area in a narrow gorge characterized by some serious whitewater and difficult access. Once the river leaves the Beartrap Canyon, the river dramatically changes character, becoming wider with a seemingly gentle flow all the way to Three Forks, where it joins the Jefferson River and Gallatin River to form the Missouri River.

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