Montana Fishing Reports

Flathead Valley Fishing Report 5-23-2018

Flathead Valley Fishing Report 5-23-2018

The Forks of the Flathead River as well as the the main-stem of the Flathead River are still raging. At last check, the North Fork was pumping at 16,600 CFS, the Middle Fork is at 19,200 CFS, and they are releasing 6,480 CFS out of the Hungry Horse Dam. The […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 04-09-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 04-09-18

I found a pleasant surprise on the upper reaches of the Flathead River this weekend. Dry Fly Fishing! The “Fishing Gods” must of read my blog post from last week (Dry Fly Dreaming: https://wildmontanaanglers.com/2018/04/06/dry-fly-dreaming/) and decided to show me a little mercy. Midges were everywhere along the river banks. Small […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 4-05-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 4-05-18

We had a cruel April Fools Day joke played on us here in the Flathead Valley this week. Last week we had some spring like weather come to the valley with temperature reaching in to the mid 40’s and the occasional sunny day. We started to have some low elevation […]

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Dry Fly Dreaming

Dry Fly Dreaming

We had a fleeting glimpse of spring up here in northwestern Montana and it was glorious. For over a week we had temperatures rising into the mid to upper 40’s and the sun would show itself from time to time, making this fisherman day dream with the thoughts of rising […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 3-30-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 3-30-18

I got out on Flathead River yesterday for the first guide trip of the 2018 season. Fishing was a little slow but there were a few trout that were hooked. Fish were found in slower deeper runs and were brought up with heavy nymph rigs with worm variations and stoneflies […]

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Flathead River Fishing Report 3-24-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 3-24-18

I was able to get out with some fishy friends the other day for a short float on the upper main stem of the Flathead River. Getting into the House of Mystery put-in is still a pretty interesting endevour. You cant quite drive down there yet but you can push your […]

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Fishing Report 3-21-18

Fishing Report 3-21-18

Flathead River Fishing Report 3-21-18 As the daily temperatures slowly starts to rise in the Flathead valley, so does the upper river’s trout populations. We are starting to see a few more fish in winter holding water every time we hit the river. There have been small bumps in the […]

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