Big River Fishing Report March 23, CFS 3700 @ Columbia Falls, water temps hovering around 40 degrees. The sunny days have been more productive due to the warmer water temperatures bringing the bugs. Midges and small black winter stones are out in decent numbers. They can be seen crawling on […]
Tag: Flathead Valley
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.
Local biologist’s study focuses on hybrid trout in the Flathead River system.
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 […]
We made it to May. After several weeks of being shut down with a standing “stay at home order”, Governor Bullock has begun slowly opening the state’s economy. We are currently in Phase 1 of a 3 phases reopening. Phase 1 and 2, allow us to run guided fishing trips […]