Montana Troutfitters is Bozeman’s oldest fly fishing shop Since 1978

Apr 17, 2024

Water is still pretty cold, and the nymphing game has been productive. Not many dries other than midges around yet. Throw scuds, sow bugs, midge pupa, and perdigons down low. The usual spring tactics are in play. Double nymph rigs, slow streamers, and midge dries.

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

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Dries:

renegade, griffiths gnat, zlon midge

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Nymphs:

worm, perdigons, scuds, sowbugs, rays, split cases, frenchies, and zebra midges delicious eggs

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Streamers:

Kreelux, sparkle minnow, white dungeons.

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