Record Minimum Flow
get off by noon
-------Firehhole River has not yet been closed.
.. We won't bother. There are better places for catching and it won't hurt the fish as much. If you dash to the Firehole River today: get in early and get done by 12:00, (that's noon O'clock.)
|THE FRIENDLY BUG|
.. The morning callibaetis hatch has been pretty good in the Madison Arm of the reservoir. Closer to shore the damselflie are going nuts and the trout along with them. Every now and agin, (think fog,) the trico eruption has been epic. Try the South Fork estuary.
.. Up on the Gallatin River Some grasshoppers have wings. Some don't. Watch the shore line near tall grass. The hoppers are in the water, (nymph and adult,) and a few fish may be selective. The hopper population is pretty good this year and soon this will be the go to ringer for a couple of weeks.
.. The ants are apparent to us but probably not too plentiful in the water yet. No flying ant swarms have come to our attention. Then again, when spotted, the early fishers are rather closed mouth about it.
.. Miller caddis are sparse but augmented by spruce moths near wooded areas.
.. You can fish the whole menagerie with a parachute caddis, (smashed, floating, sunk, or skittering,) and/or a bead head shop vac.
.. The earliest bunch of neighbors left at dawn for Snowflake Springs. We're on the way.
|WALLPAPER: REFLECTION ON A CADDIS|