Missoula Fishing Report 10/10

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot River has been slow to move into strong Fall mode- it’s more been a sneaking up on the classic fall hatches. The Mahoganies are pushing their way onto the scene, getting a…

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Missoula Fishing Report 8/7

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverHoot Owl restrictions are in place along the entire Bitterroot, from the confluence of the East and West Forks to the confluence at the Clark Fork. Hoot Owl hours do not allow fishing from…

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Missoula Fishing Report 7/21

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot is dropping like a stone, which is excellent news for the wading angler. Still enough water for the floaters, but now waders can really get into the game as well. Water temps…

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Missoula Fishing Report 6/20

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe bitterroot bumped with the recent rain and is slowly coming back down. The water is still big up here. Not a bad idea to give this one some time to come back down…

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Missoula Fishing Report 6/14

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot spiked along the length of the river the last few days. High, brown and blown. The river should continue to drop and clear in the next few days. Not a great option…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 5/4

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverLooks like the bonus fishing has ended on the Bitterroot. In the last 24 hours, the Bitterroot has almost doubled in size, and that’s bringing a lot of color into the water. If you’re…

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Western Montana Fly Fishing 2022 Forecast

We’re having a typical Montana Spring. We had snow in late April, and the weather hasn’t gone above 70 since October! We’re getting a bit of rain each day, which is keeping the ground moist and the grass green. While some don’t enjoy this weather now, we’re all going to love it in about 6…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 4/30

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverWe’re fishing in May for the first time in a while. The cold, wet spring is keeping river levels fairly steady, and the fish are up and feeding on skwalas, March Browns and big…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 4/1

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot River has been really good, with consistent Skwalas in the afternoon with sun or clouds. The Gray/Olive Plan B and the Half Down Skwala are getting solid results on the surface, while…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 3/20

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverYes, it can now be said the skwala hatch is consistent on the Bitterroot River. Decent surface action is being found in the afternoons. Most Skwalas are working right now, but the Mangler custom…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 3/6

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot is slowly dropping and clearing as we write, but still has some color. Lots of water came in last week. The skwala nymphs are starting to stage on the Bitterroot. THE NYMPHS….

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Missoula Fishing Report 9/28

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe warmer weather has kept the Bitterroot fishing strong for the last couple of days, and we expect this to continue for the next couple of weeks. The Mahoganies have finally established, and are…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 8/15

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing has improved a lot over the last few weeks with longer and colder nights. The tricos have firmly established along the length of the Bitterroot, and are moving some…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 7/25

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing is in the process of changing over from early summer to summer fishing. The Golden Stones and Yellow Sallies are waning, though the trout still recognize them and will…

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Missoula Fishing Report 7/8

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing has remained good throughout the warm water temps. The upper stretches are running cooler than most streams around Missoula while the lower stretches remain warm and should be fished…

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Missoula Fishing Report 6/24

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing has been good lately. Bugs have shown up in good numbers and fish are happy. Golden Stones, Yellow Sallies in the sun and Green Drakes and PMD’s in the…

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Missoula Fishing Report 6/18

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing is improving every day. Still a lot of water and not a ton of bugs yet. There are some Golden Stones, Yellow Sallies, Green Drakes and a few PMD’s…

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Missoula Fishing Report 6/7

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river is starting to clear along the length. It’s NOT clear, but it is fishable in the upper sections. Subsurface is the main game, big nymphs and streamers. The Salmon Flies have…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 5/4

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing has been slow lately due to the warming weather and rising water. The Flows have leveled off today but with a few 80 degree days in the next few…

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report 4/22

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river fly fishing has been great over the last few days and should continue to fish well. We’ve seen plenty of Skwalas in the sun and March Browns in the clouds. The…

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