Bitter cold temps have gorged the Madison upstream almost to Varney* and the ice is piling up. Here are two shots from yesterday, Feb. 23.

  • Varney still open as of 2/25.
Boat ramp at Burnt Tree Hole fishing access.
Boat ramp at Eight Mile Ford fishing access.
Eight Mile Ford boat ramp three days later, frozen solid. Fan, Lone and Cedar Mtn. in background.

Forecast calls for temps near fifty degrees next week!