Fishing Reports for the Missouri River Montana

Fishing has been really great for a couple months now, but with the rise in water temperature that is occurring, things are only going to keep getting better. The midge hatch the last few evenings has been incredible, with many fish taking flies on the surface, and now with the rumors of baetis appearing on.. read more →

March showed us everything from frigid temps in the teens, to balmy 70 degree weather as well. This has made the fishing go up and down, but for the most part, it’s been on the up side! As we head into April, things will only pick up. Our water temp has jumped a few degrees.. read more →

It’s the middle of March and it appears that temperatures are on the rise, and the fishing on the MO is starting to heat up. Whether you are wade fishing or float fishing, there are opportunities all over the river. For nymph fishing, keep with the typical winters colors of pink and orange. Firebeads and.. read more →

February is now behind us and winter has made a return from the spring like weather we had about a week and a half ago. Think pink, pink, and more pink! Alexia and Ben floated Stickney to Prewett last Sunday and pink nymphs were the ticket. Keep targeting the slower deeper water and the inside.. read more →

WINTER FISHING. Really? How is that even possible? Aren’t you freezing? Isn’t the water frozen? Let me answer those questions and concerns and more. read more →

We’re almost through January and boy has this winter actually felt like winter! Even winter can’t stop us from getting out on the water and enjoying the time spent on it. There have been many days of single digits and teens, but we still manage to make it out on the water. Rods have broke,.. read more →

It’s that time of year when the days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the mercury has dropped to below freezing temps, while the sky is letting some snow fall to the ground. With the transition from Fall like weather to the now winter weather, many anglers on the MO are transitioning from traditional.. read more →

Fall is definitely here and the fishing has been outstanding! With firearm hunting seasons going on, the river feels like a ghost river most days, while a majority of people focus on chasing deer and elk in the woods. There are still people wading and floating the river, but the number of people is relatively.. read more →

With the arrival of Fall in Montana, the Missouri River is feeling the cooler temps at night, which is cranking the heat up on the fishing! There is excellent dry fly, nymph, and streamer fishing from Holter Dam all the way down to Cascade. read more →

The Missouri river is one of the only rivers in Montana that has remained largely unaffected by low water and high temperatures (at least in terms of fishing restrictions or fish kills).The rest of the state is feeling the effects of both of these detrimental conditions, read more →