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Upper Madison Fishing Report 5/5/2021

Date: 05/05/2021

The Upper Madison is fishing well and with all the Freestones dropping back down this week there should be some less pressure but once the Freestones go again it will...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 5/1/2021

Date: 05/01/2021

The Upper Madison is a good option right now. The freestones have all come up so the Yellowstone and Gallatin rivers will push people towards the Upper. Nymphing has still...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/28/2021

Date: 04/28/2021

The Upper Madison has been fishing pretty well lately.  Nymphing has continued to be the most consistent option. Still using a rubberlegs or a worm as a top fly with...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/27/2021

Date: 04/27/2021

The Upper Madison has been fishing pretty well lately.  Nymphing has continued to be the most consistent option. Still using a rubberlegs or a worm as a top fly with...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/21/2021

Date: 04/21/2021

The Upper Madison has been fishing decently well. The cold water temperatures are leaving the fish pretty lethargic. Nymphing is still the name of the game for the most part...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/18/2021

Date: 04/18/2021

The Upper Madison has been fishing pretty well, but still hasn't quite hit its stride, mostly due to the cold weather and water temps. However, the fish should get more...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/15/2021

Date: 04/15/2021

The Upper Madison has been fishing pretty well, but still hasn't quite hit its stride, mostly due to the cold weather and water temps. However, the fish should get more...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/13/2021

Date: 04/13/2021

The upper Madison has still been fishing well. Fish are starting to move around more as the rainbows begin spawning.  Nymphing is still the most productive with rubberlegs, worms, baetis...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/10/2021

Date: 04/10/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing pretty well recently. Fish are starting to move around more as the rainbows begin spawning.  Nymphing is still the most productive with rubberlegs, worms...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 4/5/2021

Date: 04/05/2021

The upper Madison is fishing well right now. Lots of fish are moving up and becoming more active for the Rainbow spawn and they are eating a wide variety of...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/30/2021

Date: 03/30/2021

The upper Madison is fishing well right now. Nymphing a Pat's Rubberlegs, San Juan worms, eggs, Zebra Midges, Pheasant Tails, Caddis Larva, BWO imitations, Prince Nymphs, and Lightning Bugs have...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/26/2021

Date: 03/26/2021

The upper Madison is fishing well right now. Nymphing a Pat's Rubberlegs, San Juan worms, eggs, Zebra Midges, Pheasant Tails, Caddis Larva, BWO imitations, Prince Nymphs, and Lightning Bugs have...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/24/2021

Date: 03/24/2021

The upper Madison is still a great option for Bozeman area anglers. Nymphing remains the most consistent fly fishing method with a Pat's Rubberlegs, San Juan worm, Zebra Midge, Caddis...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/21/2021

Date: 03/21/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well this week. Nymphing has been the most consistent with a Pat's Rubberlegs, San Juan worm, Zebra Midge, Caddis Larva, and small Mayfly imitation...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/19/2021

Date: 03/19/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well the last few weeks. The higher portions of the river (Raynolds - $3 Bridge) are most consistent but the lower river is starting...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/17/2021

Date: 03/17/2021

The upper Madison has been fishing well the last few weeks. The higher portions of the river (Raynolds - $3 Bridge) are most consistent but the lower river is starting...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/11/2021

Date: 03/11/2021

The upper Madison is a solid option this time of year. The higher portions of the river (Raynolds - $3 Bridge) but the lower river is starting to thaw on...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/10/2021

Date: 03/10/2021

The upper Madison can fish incredibly well as water temperatures are on the rise this time of the year. The Raynolds pass area is still the most consistent fly fishing option...

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Upper Madison Fishing Report 3/4/2021

Date: 03/04/2021

The upper Madison can fish incredibly well as water temperatures are on the rise this time of the year. The Raynolds pass area is still the most consistent fly fishing option...

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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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