The Lower Madison is clinging on to fall while the rest of the area is firmly in the grasp of early winter. Sub-surface will be your most productive option with a variety of things working such as a crayfish, worms, eggs, BWO nymphs, Perdigons, and Scuds. If you find yourself craving some dry fly action, starting mid morning Midges will be a great option. Colder temps will mean finding those deeper pockets, looking to a midge nymph or hothead bead variations. As the day warms, streamer fishing is seeing a strong response to the smaller, flashy patterns.
Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 18-22, Midge Cluster: 16-20, Parachute Adams: 18-22, Para Midge: 18-22
Nymphs| Mega prince 12-6; Dead Drift Crayfish: 8, Tan Turkey: 8-10; Rubber Legs 12-6; AJ's Bird Turd 6-10; San Juan Worm (assorted colors and sizes); Green Machine: 18-20; Zebra Midge: 18-22
Streamers| Sparkle Minnow: 4-6, Kreelux: 4, Mini Sex Dungeons: 6, Sculpzilla: 6-8, Zonkers: 4-8; McCune's Sculpin: 4-8
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