Tag: Flathead River

Fishing Report 4-2-2020

Fishing Report 4-2-2020

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.

Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project.

Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project.

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 […]

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2020 Big River Fishing Recap

2020 Big River Fishing Recap

WHAT A YEAR.  If I had to give 2020 a theme song, I would choose “Help” from the Beatles. It has been a shit show of year but I don’t have to tell you that, you lived it too. From Covid to Wildfires there seemed little to be stoked about. […]

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Fishing Report 6-24-20

Fishing Report 6-24-20

This winter’s snow is still coursing through the veins of the Flathead River system but the surging water is starting to subside, trout are looking to feed, and we are stoked to be back on the big water. Big water: The big river is still, well,… big. At just under […]

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Fishing report 6-14-20

Fishing report 6-14-20

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 […]

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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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