GALLATIN RIVER HATCH CHART
A.M. = Sunrise to Noon,          P.M. = Noon to Sunset,          Eve. = Evening,          SP = Sporadic
EXACT HATCH TIMES WILL BE DETERMINED BY TEMPERATURE, WEATHER, AND TIME OF DAY.
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Caddisflies Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flies Size(s) Color(s)
Caddis A.M. Eve.                         Caddis Emerger 12 to 18 Brown, Green
                        Cased Caddis 14 to 18 Brown, Green
                        Elk Hair Caddis 14 to 18 Tan, Olive, Brown, Black
                        Goddard Caddis 12 to 16 Tan, Olive, Black
                        Peeking Caddis 12 to 18 Olive, Cream
                        Sparkle Pupas 14 to 18 Brown, Green
                        X-Caddis 14 to 18 Brown, Green
                        Z-Wing Caddis Emerger 12 to 16 Olive, Amber
Mayflies Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flies Size(s) Color(s)
Baetis (BWO) A.M. P.M.                         Baetis Bead Head Emerger 18 to 22 Olive
                        Baetis Emerger 18 to 22 Olive
                        Baetis Flashback Emerger 18 to 22 Olive
                        Bead Head Pheasant Tail 16 to 18 Brown
                        Blue Wing Olive 16 to 20 Olive
                        Blue Wing Olive Thorax 16 to 20 Olive
                        Flashback Pheasant Tail 16 to 20 Brown
                        Parachute Adams 18 to 24 Olive, Gray
                        Parachute Blue Wing Olive 16 to 20 Olive
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 16 to 20 Brown
                        RS-2 18 to 22 Olive
Pale Morning Dun (PMD) A.M. P.M.                         Bead Head Pheasant Tail 14 to 16 Brown
                        Comparadun PMD 14 to 18 Cream, Dun
                        Cripple Pale Morning Dun 14 to 18 Cream, Dun
                        Hares Ear Nymph 14 to 18 Tan, Brown
                        Light Cahill 16 to 20 Dun
                        Pale Morning Dun 14 to 20 Cream, Dun
                        Parachute Adams 18 to 22 Brown, Tan, Cream
                        Parachute Pale Morning Dun 14 to 18 Cream, Dun
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 14 to 18 Brown
                        PMD Emerger 14 to 18 Tan, Cream
                        Rusty Spinner 16 to 22 Brown, Light
Green Drake P.M. Eve.                         Hair Wing Drake 10 to 14 Olive, Green
                        Hares Ear 10 to 14 Olive
                        Olive Cripple 10 to 16 Olive
                        Paradrake 10 to 14 Olive, Green
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 10 to 16 Brown
                        Prince Nymph 10 to 12 Brown/White
                        Zug Bug 10 to 12 Brown, Dark Green
Small Western Drake P.M.                         BWO Dun 14 to 18 Dun
                        Hares Ear 14 to 18 Olive
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 14 to 18 Brown
Mahogany Dun Eve.                         Hares Ear 14 to 18 Tan, Brown
                        Hen Wing Spinner 14 to 18 Dun
                        Mahogany Dun 14 to 16 Dun
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 14 to 18 Brown
                        Rusty Spinner 14 to 16 Dun, Amber
Stoneflies Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flies Size(s) Color(s)
Golden Stonefly A.M. P.M.                         Bitch Creek 8 to 14 Golden, Amber
                        Kaufmann's Golden Stone 6 to 14 Golden, Amber
                        Realistic Stonefly Nymph 4 to 10 Orange, Yellow, Amber
                        Rubber Leg Stonefly Nymph 4 to 10 Orange, Yellow, Amber
                        Stimulator 8 to 14 Orange, Yellow, Amber
Salmonfly A.M. P.M.                         Box Canyon Stone 8 to 12 Black, Brown
                        Kaufmann's Stone 8 to 12 Black, Brown
                        Rubber Leg Stonefly Nymph 4 to 10 Black
                        Salmonfly Nymph 8 to 12 Black, Brown
                        Sofa Pillow 8 to 12 Black, Brown
                        Stimulator 8 to 12 Black, Brown
Terrestrials Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flies Size(s) Color(s)
Ants All Day                         CDC Ant 14 to 20 Black
                        Flying Ant 14 to 20 Black, Brown, Cinnamon
                        Foam Ant 14 to 20 Black, Brown
                        Fur Ant 16 to 20 Black, Cinnamon
Grasshoppers All Day                         Dave's Hooper 8 to 14 Brown, Yellow
                        Foam Hopper 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow, Green, Black
                        Madame X 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow, Tan
                        Parachute Hopper 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow, Tan
                        Parachute Stone Hopper 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow
                        Whit's Hopper 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow
                        X-Hopper 8 to 12 Brown, Yellow
Crickets All Day                         Dave's Cricket 10 to 14 Black
                        Letort Cricket 10 to 14 Black
Beetles All Day                         Dave's Cricket 14 to 18 Black
                        Deer Hair Beetles 14 to 18 Black
                        Foam Beetles 14 to 18 Black, Brown
Miscellaneous Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flies Size(s) Color(s)
Midges A.M. P.M.                         Brassie 16 to 22 Copper, Gold
                        Chironomid Pupa 16 to 20 Black, Brown
                        Disco Midge 16 to 20 Gray, Brown, Black, Olive
                        Double Midge 18 to 26 Black, Olive, Brown
                        Griffith's Gnat 18 to 22 Black, Grizzly
                        Midge Emerger 18 to 26 Black, Olive, Brown
                        Palomino Midge 18 to 22 Black, Olive
                        Pheasant Tail Nymph 18 to 22 Brown
                        Real Midge 18 to 22 Black, Cream
                        RS-2 16 to 20 Gray, Brown, Black, Olive
                        Serendipity 18 to 26 Black, Olive, Brown
                        WD-40 18 to 22 Gray, Brown, Black, Olive
                        Zebra Midge 18 to 22 Black, Olive, Brown
Minnows & Sculpins All Day                         Bead Head Woolly Bugger 4 to 10 Black, Brown, Olive
                        Clouser Minnow 4 to 10 Black, Olive, Brown
                        Cone Head Bite Me Bugger 8 to 12 Olive, Black, Brown
                        Cone Head Muddler Minnow 4 to 8 Brown
                        Matuka 4 to 10 Black, Olive
                        Muddler Minnow 4 to 10 Brown
                        Woolly Bugger 4 to 10 Black, Brown, Olive
                        Zonker 6 to 8 Black/Silver, Natural/Pearl
Aquatic Worms SP                         San Juan Worms 12 to 16 Red, Orange, Purple, Pink
Attractors All Day                         Humpy 12 to 16 Yellow, Red, Dun, Black
                        Renegade 14 to 16 Brown, Red
                        Royal Coachman 12 to 16 Royal, Grizzly, Dun
                        Royal Wulff 12 to 16 Royal, Grizzly
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