Hatch Chart

BEAVERHEAD RIVER

Big Hole River run-off 1st week of June free flowing river no dams can be good on dries & streamers, nymphs all year

  • Baetis & Midges April 15 through May 15
  • PMD  June 15-July 15
  • Craneflies August 15 through September 15
  • Baetis October
  • Mother’s Day Caddis End of April through first week in May
  • Caddis July
  • Terrestrials August
  • Streamers End of September through October
  • Yellow Sallies Mid June till end of July
  • Tricos August

BIG HOLE RIVER

Big Hole River run-off 1st week of June free flowing river no dams can be good on dries & streamers, nymphs all year

  • Skawala April 15 through May 15
  • Mother’s Day Caddis Mid May
  • Salmon Fly Beginning of June through July
  • Caddis Mid June through July
  • PMD  Mid June through July
  • Tricos & Terrestials August
  • Streamers (solitude) October
  • Golden Stones Mid June through End of June
  • Drakes June
  • Spruce Moths August

RUBY RIVER CHART

Ruby River Tail water can be good on dries & streamers, nymphs all year

  • Baetis & Midges April 15 through May 15
  • PMD  June 15-May 15
  • Craneflies August 15 through September 15
  • Baetis October
  • Mother’s Day Caddis End of April through first week in May
  • Caddis July
  • Terrestrials August
  • Streamers End of September through October
  • Yellow Sallies Mid June till end of July
  • Tricos August

MADISON RIVER

Madison River run off mid-June, lots of riffles, pocket water, nice runs lower sections can be good on dries & streamers, nymphs all year especially good in April/May.

  • Drakes, Baetis, Midges, Mother’s Day Caddis Mid April through Mid May
  • Salmon Fly end of June through beginning of July
  • Caddis July
  • Flavs & Yellow Sally July
  • Terrestials August
  • Fall Streamers October

POINDEXTER SLOUGH

A public spring creek, technical, can be good on dries & streamers, nymphs all year

  • Baetis & Midges April 15 through May 15
  • PMD  June 15-May 15
  • Craneflies August 15 through September 15
  • Baetis October
  • Mother’s Day Caddis End of April through first week in May
  • Caddis July
  • Terrestrials August
  • Streamers End of September through October
  • Yellow Sallies Mid June till end of July
  • Tricos August

HIGH MOUNTAIN LAKES & STREAMS

HIGH MOUNTAIN LAKES & STREAMS can be a great option for those willing to do a little hiking in beautiful country. Lots of willing fish and awesome scenery, few if any people. Hatches depend upon the elevation and time of year. Hatches include numerous Mayflies, Caddis and Terrestrials throughout the season.