The New Mangler Fishing Reports are all going to be found right here! Check back often for the latest! We are getting close to the time of year when the fishing around Missoula starts to pick up. However the fish are still responding best to winter...
As most of the fishing pressure around the Missoula area is winding down and focus is shifting towards the animals in the mountains, the fishing only gets better. The nights are getting longer and the days are getting cooler. The trout seem to know whats coming...18
A big fish is more than a big fish. For folks like one of our favorite clients, Phil, It's a lot of hard work and time on the water. They don't come everyday, and time on the water is the only way to put them in...5
Well that happened fast. Wasn't it just early July and the Salmonflies were everywhere? Did August even happen this year? I guess time flies when you are netting fish. The good news is that we are full swing into the mayfly buffet. Tricos, Hecubas, Mahogonies, and...14
It seems we have quickly switched from high water to high summer. Our big bugs are gone and the fish have started to eat hoppers on all of our local rivers. The Hoppers are clicking around on the grass banks and the trout are chowing...10
This is the time of year that dry fly anglers wait for. The mayflies and caddis come off in massive numbers late into the evening and big fish come up to stuff themselves. Most nights, evening fishing is more of a waiting game than active fishing....0
The Rivers around Missoula are shaping up for an awesome summer of dry fly fishing. The high water has been a blessing in disguise. While June was a struggle to find clean water around Missoula, The rest of the summer will be a dry fly...6
The past couple days the water has bounced around, up and down. Salmonflies have come in full force and we are shifting into golden stone fishing. The Fish have seemed a little "Hungover" from all of the big bugs. They are fat and happy and...0