April 22…2021. Madison Flats.

What do larger brown trout eat on the flats in the spring? Stomach contents from a 19″ male fish caught yesterday tell the story. Five small crawdads, a black leech, a worm, a baby rainbow trout and half a stone fly. These larger fish are on the feed after ice...

March 22…2021. Madison flows and snowpack.

Madison Basin snow pack looking near normal, 91% with more high country snow in forecast…a good situation. April/May are typically good moisture months in Montana so summer flows should be fine. Hebgen release is steady at 880cfs….flows at West Fork right...

Jan…2021 Snow Pack Report

Madison/Gallatin basins 74-78% of normal. It’s been an open winter around here so far…great for livin’ but not so great for soil moisture content and summertime river flows. March and April are typically strong moisture months for Montana so...