Gallatin River

June 24, 2019

Fishing Conditions

June 24, 2019

The Gallatin is looking really good above the Taylors Fork and still good and fishable all the way through the canyon. The water is pumping hard, so be very careful, but the fish will be pushed right up against the banks and in the softer water pockets. Make sure your big stones, worms, and mayflies are ready to roll. The name of the game is big and heavy to plunge those deep soft pools. The fish in this river haven't seen pressure for close to a month, this can be fantastic fishing this time of year. For the next few weeks, each day the river will look better than the last. The next few weeks will be prime time on this river!


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Griffiths Gnat: 16-20, Purple Haze: 12-18, Matts midge: 18, Adams Para Wulff: 14-18,

Nymphs: Delektable Hurless: 4-6, Mega Prince: 4-6, Mega Hare's Ear: 6-8, Pats Rubber Legs: 6-10, Pheasant Tail: 14-18, Copper John Blue, Black: 14-18, Lightning Bug Silver, Original, Gold: 12-14-16, Bubble Back BWO: 16-18, El Diablo: 14-16-18, Tungsten Purple Burger: 12-14, Wire Worm Pink: 4, Military Mayfly: 18-20-22, Little Green Machine: 18-20-22, Little Spanker: 12-18, Hares ear: 12-18, Zebra Midge: 18-22

Streamers: BH Black Bugger: 2-4-6, Black Krystal Bugger: 6-8, Sex Dungeon Black, Olive,: 2, Home Invader Black, Yellow: 2, Black/Copper Zonker: 4-6, Sculpzilla Black, Olive, White: 2, Micro Zonker Grey, Brown, Black: 8, Bellyache Minnow Tan: 1-1/0, JJ Special: 6-8, Yellow/Brown: 4, Cheech Leech, Halloween: 1


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