Mother's Day Caddis Hatch on the Madison
May 17th, 2019 -
Stream flows have been increasing everyday this week with the Upper Madison reaching 3000-CFS at Varney Bridge. Up nearly 1000-CFS at Varney bridge from last week. Water clarity degrades as you move closer to Ennis, but the fish are still eating. The West Fork of the Madison has been pushing in quite a bit of silt and mud from run off. Despite the run off, water clarity is pretty good as the two flows don't start to mix until you get down to Palisades boat launch. Fishing has been spectacular recently through this section.
Mega Prince #6, Black Tungsten Head Stonefly #6, Hot Pink San Juan Worm #12, Jig Yellow Spot #16, Green Caddis Emerger #16/18
Skwala Chubby #8, Peacock Caddis #16/18, Guide Chute Adams #12
Black/Olive CH Wooly Bugger, Kreelex, Black Zonker, Olive Peanut Envy, Sex Dungeon
Check out the latest Madison River Fishing Report here.