With our morning starting out at 42 degrees in mid February, it is tough to call that winter weather, but when you slip into that 35 degree water, the MO reminds you that it is indeed still winter. Even though it is mid February, we decided to do a short float instead of wade fish;.. read more →

The Missouri River is ideal for learning different approaches of fly fishing; nymphing, fishing dry flies, or throwing streamers are all acceptable productive tactics. Here at CrossCurrents, we like to “Over prepare, then go with the Flow”. Not only can we advise what to have in your boat, we will also discuss observing the water.. read more →

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 →

Orvis Hydros SL Reel “I bought my Orvis Hydros SL III at the beginning of last season, never having owned a disc drag reel before. I spooled it with the Orvis Hydros HD Power Taper line, rigged up my 5wt. rod and set out in search of the big Missouri River trout. It wasn’t long.. 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 →

“When the temps are cold and you don’t want to take your gloves off to remove a hook from a trout’s mouth, make sure you have a pair or two of mitten clamps in your boat! Easy to use even while wearing gloves or mittens. I actually use them year round because I love them so.. read more →