We have had a lot of customers somewhat concerned about the high water our local rivers are experiencing. While this does put a damper on fishing on places like the Gallatin and the Yellowstone, high water doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t fish at all. The Madison system has been really great lately, even with the high water.
Guide Ladd Hogue has been crushing it on the Lower Madison, even with the high water. Here are a couple of his clients from the past week:
Fishing in the high water can be tough. Wading is more difficult, access is hard, and the water is dirty. Normal fishing tactics go out the window. But as you can see, the payoff is worth the effort. Want to really learn dirty water tactics? Take a trip with one of our guides and we’ll teach you what we know.