Hatches

Welcome to the Missoulian Anglers hatch pages. So much more than a simple hatch chart, click any photo and start learning about Western Montana fly fishing hatches, when they hatch and the best ways to fish them. We’ve gathered our knowledge from countless hours fishing on the water near Missoula, in Montana and around the world. Find out the best flies for Rock Creek, the Clark Fork River, Blackfoot River and the Bitterroot River. Once you know what’s hatching, click on the Guide Tips to get inside information on how to best meet these hatches. We detail how to fish them, tactics to use and the best way to take more trout consistently. Spend some time, browse around, we’re sure you’re going to find a treasure trove of information for fly fishing Missoula and the rest of Montana!

Missoula Hatch Chart

As the oldest fly shop in Missoula, Montana, the Missoulian Angler has been refining this hatch chart for over 30 years. Whether you’re planning a fly fishing trip to Missoula, or just quickly checking to see what’s happening, this simple chart lets you know what to expect when you’re fishing the rivers. Quick and easy, the Missoula Hatch Chart will give you the perfect overview of our abundant and diverse hatches of Western Montana. Use the chart for the basics on bugs, then click above to find detailed and intensive information on every hatch on Rock creek, the Blackfoot River, the Clark Fork River and the Bitterroot River.

Missoula Hatch Chart