Fishing Reports for the Missouri River Montana

“Water levels are down, Spirits are up!” Weekend Preview Fishing Report for 6.17.23 – 6.18.23 Current Flows: 12,200 cfs Weather Forecast: Saturday — mid 70s and rainy   Sunday — mid 60s and rainy Hatch Report: PMDs, Caddis, Midges, Scuds/Sowbugs Mighty Mo’ Report If I were to guess, the Missouri River peaked this week reaching upwards of 14,000 cfs… read more →

“Come Hell or High Water, I’m going to go fishing!” Weekend Preview Fishing Report for 6.9.23 –  6.11.23 Current Flows: 13,700+ Weather Forecast: Saturday — Mid 70s with a chance of thunderstorms Sunday — mid 70s with a chance of thunderstorms Mighty Mo’: Woooo the water is high! The fish are out there but it’s tough if you don’t.. read more →

“The fish are already wet. Why would they care about the rain?” Weekend Preview Fishing Report for 6.2.23 –  6.4.23 And we’re back! First post of 2023 and the second day of June seems like no better day to put something up on the internets. This weekend on the Missouri River is lookin’ fishy! We’ve.. read more →

The first couple cold mornings have arrived in Craig at long last and that means fall is on the horizon! The fishing has been pretty good as of late and looking to improve as the water temperature starts to decline out of the stress zone for the trout. As the weather turns colder in the.. read more →

  The first week of June is behind us and the MO is doing it’s thing! Cloudy weather and warmer temperatures moving in later in the week could make for some excellent opportunities to catch a hatch.  Nymphing: The nymphing has been good recently! Fish are starting to key in on PMDs, Baetis to a.. read more →

Memorial Day is upon us and so is some of the best fishing we’ve seen this year. The forecast is cool and wet followed by clouds the remainder of the week, so bring your rain gear! Nymphing: We are seeing the most fish caught on nymphs in the usual variety of Baetis, sow bugs, PMD,.. read more →

The leaves are appearing and so are the bugs. The MO is quickly heading for prime time fishing! With water temps starting to increase and the sun lasting longer every day, the time to chase trout is now! Nymphing: The nymphing has taken a turn this week! Slower fishing in the mornings with cooler temps.. read more →

Spring is here and the fishing is disgustingly good! No matter your skill level or preferred method of fishing, the MO has something for everyone right now. Nymphing: Sow bugs, Psycho May, Frenchie, and your favorite Baetis flavor nymphs are all working with good consistency. Fish the deeper channels around 6-7’ and over any drop.. read more →

The MO may be darn low, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s not worth a go. The fishing has been very good of late. Come and enjoy the mellow temps while you can. The subsurface bite has been the highlight, with some dry fly action available if you put in the time/get lucky. Most outdoors.. read more →

Late August is treating us well. Cooler weather and water have our trout raring to go and happily feeding again. As one guide said the other day, “The fish look like themselves again.” Good news here after a long hot spell: you can see the hills again, the weather is getting nicer, and the famous.. read more →