Gallatin River Fishing Report, May, 2018

Gallatin River is still pretty dirty

Friday, May 18, 2018
3750 CFS@ Gateway - The Gallatin is still very muddy and large but has started to stabilize. The fish will be holding in slower water as well as behind rocks and underneath cut banks. Most of the fishing is still sub-surface at this point but keep an eye out for caddis as they are on the Yellowstone and Madison. Stay tuned.

Gallatin is Off Color

Monday, May 7, 2018
2650 CFS@Gateway-The Gallatin has risen quite a bit over the weekend due to warm temps here in SW Montana. At this time the Gallatin is not a great option as the river is off color and moving pretty fast and high. Stay tuned to our fishing report for the latest new and we will keep you updated on the Gallatin's condition.

Gallatin River pretty dirty

Saturday, May 5, 2018
1680 CFS @ Gateway - Due to the warmer weather, the Gallatin has color and has risen quite a bit. If you decide to brave the tough conditions, watch for caddis in the valley, as they should show up any day. Otherwise, nymphing would remain your best bet.

Gallatin fishable again for a few days

Thursday, May 3, 2018
1210 @ Gateway - The Gallatin has continued to drop for the past few days and is currently green with about 1 1/2' of visibility. It looks good today but should start to rise again as the weather warms up again. Look for caddis to start showing up in the valley any day, otherwise, nymphing will be your best bet.

Gallatin River pretty dirty but dropping

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
1360 CFS @ Gateway - The Gallatin has dropped a bit but is still pretty dirty after the warm temps and the moisture we have received over the past few days. Above the Taylor Fork, the river is still in great shape and fishing well. If it cools off, the Gallatin might come back into shape. Stay posted
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