Jefferson River

August 20, 2018

Fishing Conditions

August 20, 2018

The Jeff is too warm. Most of the fish have moved out until fall. Best to access the plethora of cooler options we have in Montana.


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Chubby Chernobyl: 8-12, PMD: 14-18, Purple Para Wulff: 12-16, Adams Super Fly: 10-14, Caddis: 12-16

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, Goldenstone: 4-6 San Juan Worm Assorted Variety: 6-8-10 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Original: 12-14-16, pheasant tail: 14-18

Streamers| Home Invader Yellow, White, Black: 2 Buck Rogers Olive: 2/0 Fathead Yellow, Black, White, Olive: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Olive, Black, Yellow: 2 Space Invader Olive/Black and Yellow/Brown: 2-4 McCunes Sculpin Olive, Tan: 4-8 Gold Bead Rubberleg Krystal Bugger Olive: 6-8


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