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.
Tag: Flathead River
Local biologist’s study focuses on hybrid trout in the Flathead River system.
Fishing around Glacier National Park and throughout the Flathead Valley is starting to heat up. Bugs are coming off, trout are on the move, and plenty people are getting out and enjoying everything this area has to offer. Here’s a report from what has been happening lately on some of our local waters.
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 […]
Things are happening in the Flathead Valley. The West side of Glacier National Park is open, tourist are funneling in, and our local fisheries are a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the Montana summer! Big water: There were rumors of the big river possibly starting to fish but […]
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 […]
Spring time fishing on the Flathead River is about quality over quantity.
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 […]