Fishing Reports for the Missouri River Montana

Fall is definitely here and the fishing has been outstanding! With firearm hunting seasons going on, the river feels like a ghost river most days, while a majority of people focus on chasing deer and elk in the woods. There are still people wading and floating the river, but the number of people is relatively.. read more →

With the arrival of Fall in Montana, the Missouri River is feeling the cooler temps at night, which is cranking the heat up on the fishing! There is excellent dry fly, nymph, and streamer fishing from Holter Dam all the way down to Cascade. read more →

The Missouri river is one of the only rivers in Montana that has remained largely unaffected by low water and high temperatures (at least in terms of fishing restrictions or fish kills).The rest of the state is feeling the effects of both of these detrimental conditions, read more →

The hatch we have all been waiting for is now in full effect! Tricos are popping in the early morning in great numbers, and the fish have started keying in on them as a primary food source. Some of the staff have used their off days to gain first hand knowledge of this season’s Trico.. read more →

Check out Teagan & Dorn’s Shide Shannel Shennanigans on our Facebook Page. A short video on what’s happening now on the MO. Missouri River Fly Fishing Report:  There are rising trout up and down the river these days but cracking the code to get them to eat on top is not easy.  But that’s the challenge.. read more →

Dorn taking #keepemwet very seriously!

Missouri River Fly Fishing Report:  As temperatures begin to rise, so do the trout. Many fish are being caught all across the great state of Montana with dry flies. As usual the MO is the epicenter of dry fly action. This week has been the warmest of the year so far with daily temps reaching.. read more →

Welcome to your Missouri River Fishing Report from Craig, Montana Flows below Holter Dam: 6810 CFS (median 6450) // Water Temp: about 51F The rains are back in #CraigAmerica! True to form, this spring has been totally crazy weather-wise here in Montana. Last week we had amazing 75 degree temps with blue bird sunny skies and now we’re back down to 60 degrees with.. read more →

Missouri River Fishing Report for 05.22.16 Flows below Holter Dam: 5680 CFS (“normally” 5700).  Water temp about 51F Fishing continues to be solid this second half of May!  The nymphing can be good to downright silly at times. There are enough noses up now to keep the attention of the DFO guys but as, usual, some.. read more →

Flows below Holter Dam: 3750 CFS (normally 4850).  Water temp about 42F First off, both shops are off and running for the 2016 season!  Our Craig store opened officially for the season last week.  Please stop by for shuttles, flies, gear or to gab over a cup of free coffee.  Ben is our main man in.. read more →

We are blessed beyond what words can describe. We live in a state of so much richness and beauty I have a hard time deciding which way to go. The climate often dictates how and what to seek out. We have been having a warm spell for the middle of February.  Good for some not.. read more →