Fishing Reports for the Missouri River Montana

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 →

Worms, worms, and more worms……and I’m not talking about nightcrawlers! I’ve heard a lot of conflicting reports for the Smith the last couple weeks. Some people say they did ok, but not great; others are saying it was extremely slow. My group is fresh off the Smith, and to the slow and just ok reports,.. 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 →

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 →