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Saturday, Feb 15 2020
The colder weather has caused more ice shelves to form, so be careful when approaching the river. There are daily midge hatches, however the dry fly fishing has been pretty nonexistent. Nymphing with a golden stonefly nymph above a smaller pheasant tail, copper john, lightning bug, or zebra midge has been very good. Look for the fish to be stacked in deeper pools and inside bends. Swinging streamers has been decent on overcast days.




Saturday, Feb 15 2020



Gallatin

Rating - Good

The colder weather has caused more ice shelves to form, so be careful when approaching the river. There are daily midge hatches, however the dry fly fishing has been pretty nonexistent. Nymphing with a golden stonefly nymph above a smaller pheasant tail, copper john, lightning bug, or zebra midge has been very good. Look for the fish to be stacked in deeper pools and inside bends. Swinging streamers has been decent on overcast days.


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