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Beaverhead River Fishing Report
Near Melrose, MT
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Friday, May 25, 2018

We have had a great start to the season opener on the upper Beaverhead River. Flows are dropping out of Clark Canyon reservoir @ 580 cfs this morning. The upper Beaverhead has been all nymph fishing lately. You will not find any hatches but the nymphing has been good. We have been throwing sow bugs, scuds, and san juan worms. You will want to stay on the stretch above grasshopper creek since it is running muddy. You will find a bunch of wade anglers near the dam stretch. Once you get below High Bridge the crowds thin out. 

Recommended Flies:

#18 tan sow bug; #18 Eddie Vedder; #12 Tan San Juan Worm; #18 Pandemic May; #18 Pheasant tail; #6 Black Sculpzilla

#6 Black Sculpzilla
#12 Tan San Juan Worm
#18 Eddie Vedder

#18 tan sow bug
#18 Pheasant tail
#18 Pandemic May

Our Client John with a nice trout from this week on the Beaverhead