Jefferson River

April 17, 2019

Fishing Conditions

April 17, 2019

We may be experiencing another year of no window out this way. The ice is finally breaking but the river is chocolate milk. Might be a good year to get to know the upper madison really well. 


Text "Troutfitters" to 313131 for automatic fishing report updates right to your phone.

Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 18, Purple Haze: 16-20, Purple Para Wulff: 14-18

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


Click to enlarge

More USGS Water Data

Enter your number below to receive new, up-to-date river reports from Montana Troutfitters.


Processing...