Missouri River Montana: Fly Fishing and Floating

Report: The flows are now about 3,800 cfs (normally ~4940). Water temps at the dam are ~50, a bit warmer down river. Run Off has started for real on almost every river but the Little Prickly Pear. The Dearborn is getting muddy(dropping now) but the MO below there is fishing just fine. With higher water.. read more →

So the Dearborn is a little dirty. It is changing the color of the river for a long ways but plenty of folks are fishing these stretches today. read more →

Report: The flows are now about 3,800 cfs (normally ~5200). Water temps at the dam are ~50, a bit warmer down river. Run Off has started for real on almost every river but the Little Prickly Pear. The Dearborn is mildly muddy but the MO below there is fishing just fine. With higher water temps.. read more →

Report: The flows are now about 4,100 cfs (normally ~4950). Water temps at the dam are ~49, always warmer down river. Holy Heat,highs in the 80s? Do you have your cooler ready? Ice at the big red barn. There should be a slight wind today with a chance of clouds. The winds could pick up.. read more →

Report: The flows are now about 4,100 cfs (normally ~4950). Water temps at the dam are ~47, always warmer down river. Reports of great nymph, it seems that more and more I hear of the Golden Child or other PT looking nymphs doing well. The dry fly bite is on for sure. Blue Wing Olives,.. read more →

Report: The flows are now about 4,100 cfs (normally ~4950). Water temps at the dam are ~47, always warmer down river. Reports of great nymph fishing are still rolling in the shop, as it should be. The dry fly bite is on for sure. Blue Wing Olives, Midges and a few March Browns are showing.. read more →

See that seam of BWO! Looks like a nice pattern for you Blue Wing Olive chasers. Got ’em fresh in the big red barn. read more →

Just fish, water and in the net. Your the only thing missing in this days equation that doesn’t include…Mr. W. Get over to Craig while its calm. Should be a good evening to catch them on the dry. read more →

Report: The flows are now about 4,070 cfs (normally ~5170). Water temps at the dam are ~45, a bit warmer down river. May is here, water temperatures are on the rise and the hatches should be steadily increasing. Lots of Baetis out and you will find fish on them but it’s difficult when the wind.. read more →

Phillip gets into a very pretty fish this sunny Friday on the Missouri River. read more →