Miles Davis, the great jazz trumpeter, said, “If I don’t practice for two days, I start to notice. If I don’t practice for four days, my fans start to notice.” This isn’t about contrasting casting styles, or the merits of a fast or slow rod….
Bitterroot River Tag
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has been rising a bit the last few weeks with the warmer temps. The Bitterroot should fish better and better every day as the water continues to warm up and flows steady out. There are Salmon Flies moving on the upper along with…8
It’s June, which means it’s time for Salmon Flies! Check out our newest blog that talks about tips and techniques when fishing the Salmon fly Hatch in Western Montana. Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has been dropping like a rock for the last week or so and is…7
The first rule of piscatorial predation. Big Fish eat Little Fish. The first rule of Missoula’s Piscatorial Predators. Big Streamers catch big fish! There’s never a wrong time to throw a streamer. Unlike grasshoppers or Salmon flies, which appear at specific times, small fish are…0
Pteranarcys californica. Salmon Fly. Willow Bug. Birds. Whatever you call it, when Salmon Flies emerge around Missoula, MT, these stoneflies can’t be missed when they’re on the water. A full 55mm long (that’s 2.1 inches!), they’re a three-course meal for every trout in the river….0
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has bumped back up in flows after a few heavy rain showers. Fishing on a bump like this is usually not the best option but keep a close eye on it if the flows level out for a few days as it started…1
Bitterroot River The Bitterroot has dropped and cleared up to give us yet another viable option in may. The flows are still up so focusing on softer water and side channels. We have been seeing a few stoneflies and a few fish eating them but…2