Montana Fishing Reports

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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Heading for glory.

Fishing Report 6-17-2019

Fishing Report 6-17-2019 Flathead River: The Flathead River is still on the drop (15,000 CFS) and fishing well! We have seen good numbers, nice fish, and some pretty good bug activity throughout the river system. It appears that our trout have moved into their summer holding water, where they will […]

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Fishing Report 6-9-2019

Fishing Report 6-9-2019

Fishing Report 6-8-19 Big Water The Flathead river sure is looking good right now. We have good visibility and the flows have plunged down to 18,300 CFS. Let us hope we are at the end of runoff season. Fish are starting to eat well but they are holding in specific […]

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Creekin

Creekin

Small water fishing: I think it is safe to say that the our local river is a little swollen with water right now. For all of you folks that get a little cranky when you have good fishing weather and you go visit your favorite riffle or inside seam line […]

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She gone…  Fishing Report   5-15-19

She gone… Fishing Report 5-15-19

Well, it finally happened. The Flathead River is blown. After a stellar spring of big fish, bobbers waking upstream with fish attached, and some great dry fly days, the high mountain snow is finally making its way down into the river. At last check the river soared to 32,100 CFS. […]

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Spring Fishing in the Flathead Valley

Spring Fishing in the Flathead Valley

Holy smokes it has been a good spring for fishing in the Flathead Valley. Fish started moving into the river system in mid to late March and we saw some studs! Lakes started to ice off in mid to late April and they too have produced quite well for us. […]

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