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Jefferson River Sponsored by
Date 11-Oct-17
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Conditions : Jefferson River: This is always one of the tougher rivers in the area to fish. Head hear if you really want to challenge your skills. Go head hunting with some Mahogany Duns and BWO's.

Dries| Bat wing Emerger: 18-20, Micro Midge Black/ Red: 18-20, Brooks Sprout Black: 18-20-22, Z-Lon Midge:20-22, Spider Midge: 18-20, Ex. Body BWO: 16-18-20, Purple Haze: 16-18-20, Hi-Vis Paramerger Adams: 16-18,

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, Goldenstone: 4-6 San Juan Worm Assorted Variety: 6-8-10 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Original: 12-14-16, pheasant tail: 14-18

Streamers| Home Invader Yellow, White, Black: 2 Buck Rogers Olive: 2/0 Fathead Yellow, Black, White, Olive: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Olive, Black, Yellow: 2 Space Invader Olive/Black and Yellow/Brown: 2-4 McCunes Sculpin Olive, Tan: 4-8 Gold Bead Rubberleg Krystal Bugger Olive: 6-8

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About: - The Jefferson River originates at the junction of the Big Hole and Beaverhead rivers, near Twin Bridges, Montana, and runs northeasterly 77 miles to Three Forks, where it joins the Madison and Gallatin rivers to form the Missouri River. In its upper reach, the Jefferson meanders widely through a grassy valley between the Continental Divide on the west and the Tobacco Root Mountains on the east. Near Whitehall, approximately halfway along its course, the Jefferson turns east away from the mountains. It cuts deeply through a high, semi-arid plain to flow past rocky cliffs, sagebrush, and native grasses. From its confluence with the Boulder River near Cardwell to Missouri Headwaters State Park, the Jefferson is primarily confined to a single channel, except near Three Forks. There it braids, forming many islands and side channels in a rich bottomland. The Jefferson River is extensively used as a source of irrigation water and is subject to severe dewatering in low-water years. The Ruby and Clark Canyon reservoirs, which impound major upstream tributaries of the Jefferson, affect the river’s flow pattern.

In addition to fishing, the Jefferson River and its floodplain provide opportunities for waterfowl hunting, trapping, floating, sightseeing and asparagus picking.

  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Mountain Whitefish

Misc Info: -
Exceptions to Standard Regulations
River open entire year.
Confluence Of Beaverhead And Big Hole Rivers To Williams Bridge FAS
Combined Trout: 3 brown trout daily and in possession, only 1 over 18 inches. Catch-and-release for rainbow trout.
Williams Bridge FAS To Confluence With Missouri River
Combined Trout: 5 brown trout daily and in possession, only 1 over 18 inches. Catch-and-release for rainbow trout.


Jefferson River Flows
Ruby River
Gallatin River


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