Gallatin River

March 3, 2018

Fishing Conditions

March 3, 2018

 This will be a great place to spend some time this weekend. The Gallatin has been fishing really well as of late. As things warm back up, it will continue to improve. The nymph bite is picking up and there have been midges skating around on the surface. This is a good option if you are trying to get some wade fishing in this time of year. Two rigs rain supreme on the gallatin this time of year. A rubber legs with a small dropper or a worm with a small dropper. Droppers may include psycho princes, pheasant tails, or zebra midges but anything in smaller sizes should get into a few fish. 

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Griffiths Gnat: 18-20-22, Adult Midge Dark: 22-24, Midge Cluster: 16-18

Nymphs: Delektable Hurless: 4-6, Mega Prince: 4-6, Mega Hare's Ear: 6-8, Pheasant Tail: 14-18, Copper John Blue, Black: 14-18, Lightning Bug Silver, Original, Gold: 12-14-16, Bubble Back BWO: 16-18, El Diablo: 14-16-18, Little Bit of E: 14-16, Tungsten Purple Burger: 12-14, Price's Pacifier: 8-10, Wire Worm Pink: 4, Military Mayfly: 18-20-22, Little Green Machine: 18-20-22

Streamers: BH Black Bugger: 2-4-6, Black Krystal Bugger: 6-8, Sex Dungeon Black, White, Yellow: 2, Home Invader Black, White, Yellow: 2, Black/Copper Zonker: 4-6, Sculpzilla Black, Olive, White: 2, Micro Zonker Grey, Brown, Black: 8, Bellyache Minnow Tan: 1-1/0, JJ Special: 6-8, Mr. Creepo, Yellow/Brown: 4, Cheech Leech, Halloween: 1

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