Fly Casting is a hand skill, just like knitting or playing shortstop. The more you do it, the better you get. Like any hand skill, there are definitely good ways to go about it and bad ways to go about. We’ve seen both. Some of...
As the fly fishing season transitions to fall and leaves turn from green to blazing, your approach to fly fishing needs to turn as well. Conditions are about to change around Missoula, and you’ll need to be aware. In mid-August, during the intense summer heat,...1
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has been fishing great lately with the cloud cover. The dry fly fishing has been spectacular with a smorgasbord board of Mayflies to eat. Get out in the next few days as the forecast calls for a quick cold front to move in. As...0
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has dealt with heavy rain as of late which bumped the flows up. Fishing was a bit slow as the water came up but continued to fish well once flows leveled out. This September should be a great month to fish with cool cloudy...2
For many anglers, the truest sign of Fall is the emergence of the Blue Wing Olives (BWO). Arriving after the first fall rains, the cold, cloudy days bring BWO’s out in big numbers. They continue hatching through October, and sometimes later. BWO’s hatch from late...1
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot is a great option this time of year as the night time temperatures cool down the water. It appears that we have one more week of warm weather and hopefully it will cool down to average September temps after this week. The dry...11