Commit to the Big Bug

It’s Salmonfly time again in the Madison Valley. Anglers from around the world are here to catch “THE fish” on our biggest hatch of the year. You can catch a giant on any given day during any given hatch, but the average size of fish eating this...
On the Drop

On the Drop

For the last 3 days, the Madison River has been dropping and the color has gone from dirt brown to fishy green. Water temps are peaking at around 54 degrees, but I would suspect that will increase late this week. The fishing has been great with a short nymph rig....

Runoff 2020

Here we go! In the last four days, the Madison River has risen from 1800 cfs to 3100 cfs at Varney Bridge. From here on out, it should be a nymphing game until the Salmonflies start flying. It’s anyone’s guess as to when the hatch will happen here in...