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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/1/2021

Date: 03/01/2021

The upper Madison is one of the better options around Bozeman. The weather looks like it will provide some excellent fishing conditions throughout the week. The Raynolds pass area is...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/25/2021

Date: 02/25/2021

The upper Madison is one of the better options around Bozeman. It will be pretty windy and cold up there today and tomorrow. The weather looks like it will improve starting...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/22/2021

Date: 02/22/2021

The upper Madison is one of the better options around Bozeman. It will be pretty windy up there today and tomorrow and pretty cold again starting tomorrow. The Raynolds pass...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/16/2021

Date: 02/16/2021

The upper Madison is one of the better options around but the cold is all over SW Montana right now. This will make it difficult to keep ice off your...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/13/2021

Date: 02/13/2021

The upper Madison is one of the better options around but the cold is all over SW Montana right now. This will make it difficult to keep ice off your...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/8/2021

Date: 02/08/2021

The upper Madison is a solid option. Even on the colder days, one can track down some trout. The Raynolds pass area is still the most consistent. The weather this...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/4/2021

Date: 02/04/2021

The upper Madison is a solid option. Even on the colder days, one can track down some trout. The stretches around $3 are still the most consistent. There are some...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 2/1/2021

Date: 02/01/2021

The upper Madison will be pretty warm the next few days but the wind looks like it will be ripping in Ennis. Expect colder temperatures starting Wednesday in that area...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/27/2021

Date: 01/27/2021

The upper Madison is a good option for a day like today. The best fishing and best water conditions will be found around the $3 Bridge areas. Nymphing Pat's Rubberleg...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/23/2021

Date: 01/23/2021

The upper Madison is fishing well right now. We are getting reports of midges stacking up around the banks and some fish rising. The best fishing to be had is...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/20/2021

Date: 01/20/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing good. The best stretch is generally around $3 Bridge since ice and slush doesn't build up easily compared to the stretches north of there...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/17/2021

Date: 01/17/2021

The upper Madison around $3 bridge is a good area to fish during the Winter. This stretch typically remains ice-free and is home to a lot of trout. If there...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/14/2021

Date: 01/14/2021

The upper Madison around $3 bridge is a good area to fish during the Winter. This stretch typically remains ice-free and is home to a lot of trout. If there...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/10/2021

Date: 01/10/2021

The upper Madison will be one of the better options when it's really chilly. The $3 area is the best when the rest of the upper has slush and ice...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/5/2021

Date: 01/05/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing pretty well. Midges have been around in decent numbers and bringing trout to the surface when conditions are calm and overcast. The best fishing...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/2/2021

Date: 01/02/2021

The upper Madison is the best Bozeman area option in the Winter. The best fishing can be found around $3 Bridge to avoid ice and slush. Nymphing has been the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/29/2020

Date: 12/29/2020

The upper Madison is a good option in the Winter. The best areas to fish are above $3 Bridge to avoid ice and slush. Nymphing has been the best using...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/26/2020

Date: 12/26/2020

The upper Madison is going to be tough over the next week with very cold low temperatures at night. The best fishing will be had from $3 Bridge mainly because...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/23/2020

Date: 12/23/2020

The upper Madison is the best Bozeman area winter fishery. It will be a bit tough to fish the next few days with how cold it is. The best fishing...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/18/2020

Date: 12/18/2020

The upper Madison is the best Bozeman area winter fishery. The best fishing will be had from $3 Bridge mainly because ice can start to form on the lower portions. ...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/15/2020

Date: 12/15/2020

The upper Madison is the best Bozeman area winter fishery. The best fishing will be had from $3 Bridge mainly because ice can start to form on the lower portions...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/12/2020

Date: 12/12/2020

The upper Madison is a good Wintertime fishery. The best fishing will be had from $3 Bridge mainly because ice can start to form on the lower portions. There could...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/9/2020

Date: 12/09/2020

The upper Madison is one of the best Bozeman area fly fishing options throughout the Winter. I would stay above 3$ bridge especially in the morning to avoid the ice...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/6/2020

Date: 12/06/2020

The upper Madison is one of the best Bozeman area fly fishing options throughout the Winter. I would stay above 3$ bridge especially in the morning to avoid the ice...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/30/2020

Date: 11/30/2020

The upper Madison is still fishing really well. Certainly one of the best options throughout the Winter. $3 Bridge up seems to fish best when the area closer to town...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/28/2020

Date: 11/28/2020

The upper Madison is still fishing really well. This tailwater fishes well throughout the Winter season especially higher up closer to the Hebgen dam. The fish seem to enjoy a...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/24/2020

Date: 11/24/2020

The upper Madison is still fishing really well. One of the best Winter fishing options in the Bozeman area. The fish seem to be eating a lot of different patterns but...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/16/2020

Date: 11/16/2020

The upper Madison has been nymphing well recently. The fish seem to be eating a lot of different patterns but seem to be turning to the smaller stuff like midges...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/9/2020

Date: 11/09/2020

The upper Madison is fishing well and usually does throughout the colder months because of the dam. Nymphing continues to be the most effective and anglers have been catching fish...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/6/2020

Date: 11/06/2020

The upper Madison has been pretty good. Streamer fishing has been good with sculpin imitations or white flies. Nymphing continues to be the best way of catching trout. Rubberlegs, midges...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/4/2020

Date: 11/04/2020

The upper Madison has been pretty darn good. Streamers produced a good number of trout as did throwing a nymph rig. Worms will fish well as will nymphs such as Pat's Rubberlegs...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/2/2020

Date: 11/02/2020

The upper Madison fished really well this last week. Streamers produced a good number of trout as did throwing a nymph rig. Worms will fish well as will nymphs such as Pat's...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/28/2020

Date: 10/28/2020

The upper Madison is once again a good fly fishing option. It will continue to improve as the week goes on. Worms will fish well as will nymphs such as Pat's Rubberlegs, midges...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/26/2020

Date: 10/26/2020

The upper will fish slow after this weather. Luckily, it will be one of the first fisheries to pick up as temperatures increase and stabilize once again this week. Worms...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/23/2020

Date: 10/23/2020

Worms, worms, and more worms. San juan, Wire, Triple Threat or any other worm pattern will get the job done. Water temperatures have dropped significantly which will likely slow the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/21/2020

Date: 10/21/2020

Worms, worms, and more worms. San juan, Wire, Triple Threat or any other worm pattern will get the job done. With trout in bulk up mode, anglers have good opportunities...

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