Lower Madison River Fishing Report

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Lower Madison River

Current Conditions:

The flows have recently spiked due to a heavy rain event in Yellowstone Park but have started to creep back down over the past few days. Fishing has been very good on the lower should only start to get better. Fish have been pushed to the banks and weed beds throughout the river. It's a good idea to run a zirdle or crayfish pattern down to a worm or nymph. Stable weather patterns for the foreseeable future has us excited for the start of summer!

The Month Ahead:

The lower often produces some big fish at higher flows. The best fishing is usually nymphing and maybe pulling streamers. 

Long Term Fishing Forecast:

The wet spring will make for a great summer and fall. Hebgen is full and should provide cool releases all summer and excellent fishing conditions. Good summer flows will help the Lower river fish longer into the summer than on low water years and will help to produce cooler water temperatures.