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.
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Times are good in the Flathead Valley! The water is dropping quick and the trout are looking up. Big water: The entire Flathead system from the forks of the Flathead River to Flathead Lake is fishing pretty dang good these days. Flows are well below 10,000 CFS on the main-stem […]
Its been a hot one out there this week. We are loosing our snow pack quick but with this warm weather bugs are hatching, cutthroat are spawning, and people are getting out and enjoying our public waterways. What a great time to be in Montana. Big water: The color of […]
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 […]
How high is the water Momma? -Johnny Cash Big water: The big water is quite large and getting bigger by the day. Its “High Water” season in the Flathead Valley. Small Water: Small water is no longer a good descriptions of our creeks and small rivers. Everything flowing is big […]
Spring appears to have sprung in the Flathead Valley and the fishing has been similar to the weather, HOT. Big water: The big river and it’s tributaries have seen quite the turnaround this week. Water temps have risen into the mid 40’s with our warm and sunny days and it […]
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 […]