nglers on our home waters in the Flathead Valley were treated to prolific hatches and a river that changed its look after an above average high water season. The folks we guided on the Missouri River were treated to some of the best dry fly fishing that we have seen in the past several years and on our smaller waters, anglers were treated to above average trout willing to eat a well placed hopper. This article is a review of fishing in the Flathead Valley and Montana in 2022.
Local biologist’s study focuses on hybrid trout in the Flathead River system.
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A few years ago, I was guiding on the Flathead River. I stepped out of the boat to ramble around the river bank while my anglers methodically fished a riffle that was holding rising trout. Not too far inside the riparian zone, I came across a marker that was a reminder of how […]
With any luck, Americans could have a BIG win for our public lands and the national agencies that manage them. The Great American Outdoors (GAO) Act will be making its way through the Senate this week. If passed, the GAO Act would permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund […]
Reduced AIS license fees and vessel permit requirements are just some of the new regulations for out of state boaters coming to Montana in 2020. If you or someone you know are coming to Montana and are planning on bringing a water bound vessel, make sure you know the regulations. […]
Everyone likes a hardy snowpack. One of the most important indicators as to how our summer fishing season will play out is our springtime snow pack. Ultimately our aquifers, lakes, and rivers are recharged annually by the amount of snow we received throughout winter and spring. Fortunately for us, we […]
Boy, it sure is “interesting times” throughout the world as we all deal with the current Covid-19 pandemic moving throughout, well, everywhere. Our small, fairly remote valley is no exception. At the time of writing this blog post, Governor Bullock has issued a “Stay at Home Directive” throughout the State […]
“The times they are a changin” here in the Flathead River drainage. The United States Forest Service (USFS), as well as Glacier National Park are teaming up to form a new comprehensive river management plan (CRMP) for the forks of the Flathead River, which is designated Wild and Scenic. This […]