Experience lower Madison River fishing at its best with the world-class guides from Bozeman’s Fins and Feathers. Highlights include the Mother's Day Caddis hatch in April, fishing the Brown Drake spinner fall in June, and fall streamer fishing for big Brown Trout.
Float and wade options are available year-round with the best fishing options in the early summer and fall months. Anglers of all skill levels will enjoy a day trip to this iconic Montana fly fishing destination near Bozeman.
"My son had a destination wedding in Bozeman. Decided to treat my sons to a fly fishing adventure prior to the wedding. Contacted F&F for their assistance and help make the adventure happen. F&F had everything ready for us and took us to the Madison River for 8 (4 boats) of us. It was a great day, lots of fish, but the patience they had for us beginners was awesome... "
Full-day trips are 6-8 hours, with 5-7 hours on the water. Drive time is 20-30 minutes each way from Bozeman, guests usually will ride with their guide. Trip durations can be customized to fit your schedule. Ideal for early-rising anglers in the summer.Send an Inquiry
Lower Madison River fishing trips are available year-round on the stretches of the river below Beartrap Canyon. Our expert guides float and wade these blue-ribbon waters primarily between the Warm Springs and Grecyliffs Fishing Access Sites.
Rates include a streamside lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, flies, terminal tackle, and use of fly rod outfits for one or two guests. Waders and boots are provided when necessary. Fishing licenses and gratuities are not included.Book Online
Secure a reservation with a deposit when you book your Montana fly fishing trip. Book 30 days in advance and hold your reservation with a 50% deposit. Payment in full is required to secure reservations made within 30 days. See full details here.
The lower Madison River fishing report is updated frequently based on our Bozeman fly fishing guide days on this Montana fly fishing favorite.
The river stretches between the Warm Springs Fishing Access Site and Headwaters State Park are characterized by varied water types and fly-fishing opportunities. Whether you are a dry-fly-only angler or streamer fishing is your passion, the lower Madison River has it all at various times of the year.
Check out our Montana fishing reports before your next day spent flyfishing Montana on the blue-ribbon waters near Bozeman.