Montana Fishing Reports

The Fins and Feathers Montana fishing reports are regularly updated by our Bozeman fly fishing guides and friends in the Montana fly fishing community. Anglers fishing reports deliver suggested tactics, recommended fly patterns, access maps, live streamflow feeds, shuttle information, and detailed Montana fishing overviews for each river.

Bozeman MT Fishing Reports


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Gallatin River

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

Gallatin River fishing has been steadily improving over the last 10 days as the river is clearing and dropping quickly now that the runoff has slowed. Dry fly fishing in...

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Upper Madison

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

With the recent heat wave, the Madison river from Ennis Bridge to Ennis Lake has been placed on Hoot-Owl, this means that fishing is closed starting at 2 pm until 1...

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Lower Madison

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

With the recent heat wave, the lower Madison river from Ennis Dam to the headwaters of the Missouri River has been placed on Hoot-Owl, this means that fishing is closed starting at...

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Yellowstone River

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

Yellowstone River fly fishing season is finally upon us for the season now that flows has begun to stabilize, slowly dropping more and more as it continues to clear. Caddis...

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Missouri River

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

This is primetime for summer dry fly fishing near Craig, Montana on the Missouri River below Holter Dam. Expect great numbers of PMDs in the late mornings and early afternoons...

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Bighorn River

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

Fly fishing in Montana on the Bighorn River is always a great call in the summertime. Cold water releases from Yellowtail Dam keep the river cold in the summer heat...

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Jefferson River

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

With the recent heat wave, the Jefferson river in its entirety has been placed on Hoot-Owl, this means that fishing is closed starting at 2 pm until 12 am. Going...

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Depuy's Spring Creek

Last Updated: 07/12/2024

Depuy’s spring creek is starting to come into prime shape as the summer dry fly season is just beginning. Anglers fishing the morning hours can expect daily midge hatches which...

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Bozeman Fishing Reports

Last Updated: 06/29/2024

The rivers around Bozeman, MT have been in great shape, some added rain has caused the Yellowstone, Gallatin, and Madison rivers around Ennis, MT to garner some color. This should...

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