Upper Madison

August 10, 2022

Fishing Conditions

August 10, 2022

The Upper has been fishing excellent. Hopper dropper season is in full swing right now. Nocturnal stonefly such as a Pteranarcys chubby or a Royal Water Walker in the morning has been great. Then as the day heats up switching to a small pink hopper with a black/red bodied ant or a purple bodied beetle has been fairly productive. Midday, dropping off a small and flashy nymph such as a nymphicator or a rainbow warrior has been the ticket.  Streamer fishing has been better downstream of lyons bridge. Lots of caddis, Sulphers and a few spruce moths out up high.

 ***There is a current Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction from Eight Mile Ford to Ennis Lake, which means fishing is not allowed during the hours of 2pm-12am everyday in this section*** 


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