Montana Fishing Reports

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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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Fishing Report 12-17-18

Fishing Report 12-17-18

It has been a little over two months since the last report. That’s because I have been chasing critters that live outside the water. Now that the freezer has gotten some love, blisters have healed, and winter weather has set in, it is time to head back to the river’s […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 10-1-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 10-1-18

Fishing on the Flathead River has been an ever-changing beast. In the last month we’ve done everything from skating moth patterns and bobber-lobbing nymph rigs, to stripping streamers to large hungry trout. Although there is some light to be seen at the end of the tunnel. Big fish have moved […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 9-9-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 9-9-18

Welcome to September.. As most folks have taken to the mountains in pursuit of filling their freezers, you can’t blame them. September is hunting season. But, for those of us who prefer riffles over ridges, great fly fishing lies just ahead. As cooler water temperatures begin to set in, fishing […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 9-4-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 9-4-18

September is here in the Flathead Valley and with it comes the dreaded end of summer. Kids go back to school, Labor Day shenanigans ensue, and the NFL dominates Sundays for the rest of the year. Wow has the Summer flown by! To the fly-fisherman not all is lost. As […]

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