Montana Fishing Reports

Fishing Report 5-19-20

Fishing Report 5-19-20

Did I hear you say the “Big Bugs” were out? – the crazy eyed fisherman knocking on my car window. Big water: She is big! Flowing at 31,500 CFS, it’s going to be a little while until this beloved river is going to be fishable. If you do get out […]

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Fishing report 5-12-20

Fishing report 5-12-20

Big water: The big water is running around 21,300 CFS. Thats pretty big but it appears to be on the drop and hopefully we will get another short window to fish the big river before it decides to really blow out. If you do get out to fish, look for […]

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Fishing Report 4/27/2020

Fishing Report 4/27/2020

How high is the water Momma? -Johnny Cash Big water: The big water is quite large and getting bigger by the day. Its “High Water” season in the Flathead Valley. Small Water: Small water is no longer a good descriptions of our creeks and small rivers. Everything flowing is big […]

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Fishing Report 4-20-20

Fishing Report 4-20-20

With all that is going on in the world this week, there are plenty of things that can bum you out. Fishing in the Flathead valley is not one of them.  Big water: The big water is starting to get bigger. With a string of nice weather and a substantial […]

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Fishing Report 4-10-20

Fishing Report 4-10-20

Spring appears to have sprung in the Flathead Valley and the fishing has been similar to the weather, HOT.  Big water: The big river and it’s tributaries have seen quite the turnaround this week. Water temps have risen into the mid 40’s with our warm and sunny days and it […]

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

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 […]

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Fishing Report 3-30-20

Fishing Report 3-30-20

This week has been interesting, huh? I won’t dive into the obvious but what I will tell you is what I and some fishy friends from around the Flathead Valley have observed on our local waterways this week. Big Water: The Flathead River system is fishing pretty similar to the […]

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Eric Rowe's bent stick.

Fishing Report: 3-23-20

Spring time fishing on the Flathead River is about quality over quantity.

Kate Bostwick with a dandy cut!

Flathead Valley Fishing Report 7-17-19

Big Water: The fishing continues to be pretty darn good on the Flathead River. With current flows at 6,230 CFS, water levels are great throughout the entire river system. However, water temperatures have gotten a little warmer than average for this time of year.  The river temperature through town reached […]

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Photo Credit: John Clauson

Fishing Report 6-27-2019

Big Water:  The Flathead River is fishing good but it has not been consistent throughout the day. If the trout are feeding, you can’t ask for better fishing with lots of dry fly eats and some really nice fish making their way into the net. However, if the trout aren’t […]

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