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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/16/2021

Date: 10/16/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well with smaller flies. The river is low right now so a lot of fish will be holding in the middle of the river...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/14/2021

Date: 10/14/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well with smaller flies. The river is low right now so a lot of fish will be holding in the middle of the river...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/9/2021

Date: 10/09/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well with smaller flies. The river is low right now so a lot of fish will be holding in the middle of the river...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/7/2021

Date: 10/07/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well with smaller flies. The river is low right now so a lot of fish will be holding in the middle of the river...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/4/2021

Date: 10/04/2021

Flows are at 900 cfs on the upper so be prepared to put some new dings in the boat if you go floating. The BWO's will be out in a...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/4/2021

Date: 10/04/2021

Flows are at 900 cfs on the upper so be prepared to put some new dings in the boat if you go floating. The BWO's will be out in a...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/29/2021

Date: 09/29/2021

The mornings have been the time to hit the river if you are in search of streamer action. Dust off the puffy jackets and brave the cold in the earlier...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/27/2021

Date: 09/27/2021

The mornings have been the time to hit the river if you are in search of streamer action. Dust off the puffy jackets and brave the cold in the earlier...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/19/2021

Date: 09/19/2021

With fall rolling in to give us our first dose of frosty mornings and chilly raincoat-wearing days, it can only mean two things on the upper Madison - fish on...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/16/2021

Date: 09/16/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing OK with hoppers and nymphs but it remains very low and therefore a bit annoying to float certain sections. The nymphing and streamer fishing...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/14/2021

Date: 09/14/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing OK hoppers and nymphs but it remains very low and therefore a bit annoying to float certain sections. The nymphing and streamer fishing are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/10/2021

Date: 09/10/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 9/2/2021

Date: 09/02/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/29/2021

Date: 08/29/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restrictions as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/27/2021

Date: 08/27/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restricitons as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/22/2021

Date: 08/22/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restricitons as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/17/2021

Date: 08/17/2021

The upper Madison - the river upstream of Ennis Lake has been removed from Hoot Owl Restricitons as of 8/18/21/ Stay up to speed with current closures and restrictions at FWP River...

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Upper 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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper 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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/7/2021

Date: 08/07/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/4/2021

Date: 08/04/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 8/2/2021

Date: 08/02/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/30/2021

Date: 07/30/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/28/2021

Date: 07/28/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/25/2021

Date: 07/25/2021

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 section between Hebgen and Quake...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/21/2021

Date: 07/21/2021

The Upper Madison is on Hootowl as of July 21. No fishing past 2pm. The Mad is fishing well, particularly nymphing. Hoppers are starting to make an appearance, so a...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/17/2021

Date: 07/17/2021

The Upper Madison hopper bite has been solid in the afternoons!  Hoppers and ants have been picking up fish pretty consistently and putting a dropper behind a hopper has also been...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/13/2021

Date: 07/13/2021

The Upper Madison is fishing really well right now particularly in the mornings. Nymphing has been really effective with smaller mayfly patterns, caddis pupas, Yellow Sallies, Brown/Tan Rubberlegs, $3 Dips...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/11/2021

Date: 07/11/2021

The Upper Madison is fishing really well right now particularly in the mornings. Nymphing has been really effective in the morning with smaller mayfly patterns, caddis pupas, Yellow Sallies, Brown/Tan...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/9/2021

Date: 07/09/2021

The Upper Madison is fishing good right now. The big bugs have moved up around the YNP and are starting to fade out. Nymphing has been really effective in the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/5/2021

Date: 07/05/2021

The Upper Madison is one of the best Bozeman area fly fishing options right now. Salmonflies are now up beyond the upper walk wade section. Fish have been eating golden...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 7/3/2021

Date: 07/03/2021

The Upper Madison is one of the best Bozeman area fly fishing options right now. Salmonflies are now up beyond the upper walk wade section. Fish have been eating golden...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 6/28/2021

Date: 06/28/2021

The upper is one of the best Bozeman area fly fishing options right now. Salmonflies are now up beyond the upper walk wade section. Fish have been eating Salmonfly adults...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 6/25/2021

Date: 06/25/2021

The upper is fishing well right now. Salmonflies are out around Lyons bridge but fish are still looking up above and below. Fish have been eating Salmonfly adults, Goldens, Sallies...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 6/23/2021

Date: 06/23/2021

The upper is fishing incredibly well both on top and with droppers. Salmonflies are out and can be found higher up on the river near Lyons Bridge and fish have...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 6/21/2021

Date: 06/21/2021

The upper has been returning to more normal levels in the past week. Salmonflies are out and can be found higher up on the river near Lyons. Fish have finally...

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