Missoula Fishing Report The Bitterroot fished well this weekend. Not to over inflate, I would say that the dry fly fishing was "Fair" on some banks and "Good" on others. We saw lots of Skwalas, Nemouras, and capnias. We also saw a few larger mayflies. March...
The Missoula Fishing Report The Big Picture Skwalas. When will the dry fly fishing be what we have all been dreaming about since November? Well your guess is as good as mine. The general idea is that Skwala's need a water temperature between 42-47 degrees to...29
Well we have made it. It is officially March here in Montana. I guess everywhere else as well. March means warm days, birds singing, and Skwalas, river wide...27
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...24
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
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
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