The morning begins around 6am for fly fishers in Craig, MT as they have their morning cup of coffee and begin prepping to hit the river. Boat plugs, check. Lunches, check. Fresh beer and ice, check. Each fisherman is sure to Double check for the net as odds of hooking fish are very high. As.. read more →

It’s late July and the heat is here, on and around the Missouri River. With temps reaching the upper 90s and even into the 100s for the last few weeks, our water temps have been on the rise. With that being said, start your days early! The fishing has been great in the morning, then.. read more →

Things are in full swing out here on the Mo. With water levels dropping to below 5000 cfs, the dry fly fishing has picked up substantially. The weather has been very hot lately, but the fish don’t seem to mind too much. The early morning, up until around lunch time, has been excellent for dry.. read more →

If you have looked at the CFS flows for the MO this morning, you’ll see that she is running at around 11,500. Rumor has it that we’ll see our peak flow for the year in a week or two, somewhere between 14,000-16,000cfs. What does this current flow mean for you? Well to be honest, it.. read more →

What is a fly rod? By definition it’s listed as a specialized type of fishing rod designed to cast fly line and artificial flies. In most cases fly rods are made from carbon fiber/graphite, have a cork grip, typically a wooden reel seat, and some form of resin keeping it all together. Getting more rare.. read more →

If you’ve been to the MO during the last few weeks, you’ll have noticed a few things; lots of water, a good number of boats with bent rods floating by, and not a lot of wade fishermen. We have spent much of the last few weeks at over 10,000cfs, and although this is extremely healthy.. read more →

By Delgar Dorn Brown, CrossCurrents Fly Shop Staff Member and Guide There is something strange about a place that comes into being simply due to how good the trout fishing can be. Historically speaking, communities have grown out of necessity or because of their proximity to other groups of people. Here in Craig, that is.. read more →

First and foremost, I would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom fly anglers reading this, and to the fathers and children reading this, be sure to tell your wives and moms Happy Mother’s Day. This article is a tribute to all moms out there, but specifically to the moms that share.. read more →

For the last couple years, this time of month would be showing us some off the chart dry fly fishing; however, at over 8000cfs, our trout seem to be a little shy at podding up with other trout to devour the abundant insects that are on the surface and just below the surface. Dry fly.. read more →

It’s May 1st, for most of you that are reading this fishing report, you know what the month of May brings, and you know what this fishing report is going to be about. Dry…Fly…Fishing! Although it is true, that the last couple of weeks have brought noses to the surface to feed on midges and.. read more →