Lower Madison

August 23, 2019

Fishing Conditions

August 23, 2019

Water temps have started to drop overnight but are still spiking during the high sun later in the day. Along with afternoon temps the tube hatch is still in full force. If you do head out to the lower, fish early in the morning and land fish quickly. Double dries such as a hopper to a small chubby will get fish looking up in the morning.


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Purple Haze: 14-18, Adams Para Wulff: 14-18, Ex. Body PMD: 14-18, Elk Hair Caddis: 12-18, X Caddis: 16-18, Chubby's: 8-12, (Gold) (Orange).

Nymphs| Deaddrift Crayfish: 8 Clousers Crayfish: 8-10 Olive Zirddle: 6-8 Copper John Black or Blue: 16-18, BHFB Hares Ear: 16-18, Killer Mayfly Nymph Olive & Black: 18, San Juan Worms Pink, Orange, Brown, Tan, Red:10 IED Worm: 10 Floss Worm: 14 Little Bit of E: 16-18, Dirty Bird: 10-12-14-16, Crawling Caddis: 16-18, Serengold, Olive: 12-14-16, Tung. Terminator Golden: 6-8,

Streamers| Baby Gonga: 8, Haymaker Sculpin Black or Olive: 4, Triple B Olive/White 4, McCunes Sculpin: Tan 4-6, Bugger Brown: 6 Zonkers Tan/Copper, Olive/Pearl: 4-6-8 Sex Dungeon Yellow, Orange, Black: 2 Fatheads Yellow, Black: 2 Flash Fry Yellow/Brown: 2 Home Invader Yellow, Black: 2 Gold Bead Rubber Leg Krystal Bugger Black & Olive: 4-6 JJ Special: 2-4-6 Bling Minnow Gold: 6 McCune's Sculpin Olive/Tan: 4-6


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