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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/22/2022

Date: 01/22/2022

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction as well as the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/19/2022

Date: 01/19/2022

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction as well as the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/15/2022

Date: 01/15/2022

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction as well as the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/8/2022

Date: 01/08/2022

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction as well as the...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 1/4/2022

Date: 01/04/2022

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/24/2021

Date: 12/24/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/22/2021

Date: 12/22/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/19/2021

Date: 12/19/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/16/2021

Date: 12/16/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/13/2021

Date: 12/13/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/10/2021

Date: 12/10/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the river to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 12/7/2021

Date: 12/07/2021

The Upper Madison has reopened to fishing but we advise anglers to stay off the waters to let the fish rebound from the Hebgen Dam malfunction. There are better are...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/30/2021

Date: 11/30/2021

FWP has officially closed the Upper Madison to angling from 5:00 PM today until the flows out of Hebgen Dam return to normal. FWP is asking that those available to...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/27/2021

Date: 11/27/2021

The upper is getting cold! The water temps are bouncing around the freezing point making nymphing best option for catching fish as it will be too cold for streamers. Keep an...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/15/2021

Date: 11/15/2021

The upper is still low and I would not float it unless you have a flycraft or something similar(probably better off wade fishing anyways). There are a few BWOs still around...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/13/2021

Date: 11/13/2021

The upper is still low and I would not float it unless you have a flycraft or something similar(probably better off wade fishing anyways). There are a few BWOs still around...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/6/2021

Date: 11/06/2021

The upper is still pretty low and boney for floating, you will definitely hit some rocks. The best fishing is on-foot right now so whether you are jumping out of...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 11/3/2021

Date: 11/03/2021

The Flows are still too low to comfortably float on a drift boat so walk wading is recommended. The streamer bite has been good with sculpin patterns like olive and...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/25/2021

Date: 10/25/2021

Flows are still low on the Upper Madison so walk wading will be the most productive unless you don't mind leaving some paint on the river bottom. Streamer fishing on...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 10/22/2021

Date: 10/22/2021

The Upper Madison is still pretty low making it a great walk wade option but not the best for floating. Streamer fishing is likely the best option for fishing the...

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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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