Cool Nights, Warm Afternoons, and Reduced Crowds

Montana Fly Fishing

September has blessed us with cool nights and warm sunny afternoons.  The fish have been responding very opportunistically to the favorable weather, great water levels, and reduced crowds this time of year.  Dry fly fishing is excellent right now throughout the region.  We've been fishing the Yellowstone River the last few days with attractor dries and terrestrials from bell to bell.  One seasoned angler coined the phrase "Epic" while grinning ear to ear.  Another seasoned angler from Canada simply said "Thank You" after boating a 20" Madison River brown on a hopper.  Streamers are also beginning to heat up for angry fish. Late summer and early autumn hatches are really cranking.  Tricos, small BWO's, flying ants, autumn caddis, midges and of course hoppers are all tempting big fish right now. Miles

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