Missoula Fly Fishing Report
Saturday, October 19th 2019
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It's been a kinda crazy summer weather and flow wise. I tell folks count on 90's-100's July thru August... Not this year. First couple weeks in July we had some pretty solid rain. And cooler than average temps. Then just is things heated up and flows started to drop....read more
Well, it looked like we had a chance of water issues in June. The snow melted quick. But Just after that we get a cool summer with a good bit of rain. I don't ever remember a July with temps in the 70's and almost a daily shower or two. So. Thing are going pretty...read more
Well it's gotta melt some time.... And right now is the time. All the rivers have doubled in size the last couple of weeks. And the warm weather on tap will most likely keep it coming. The conditions right now are colored up and dangerous in a sense. Especially if...read more
Snow is still high on the banks. Most put in and take outs are covered. And the water temps are cold. I know it sounds negative. But the truth is best. We're still in a Winter condition stage. But the future looks good. Getting out on the weekdays is a good bet. If...read more
Those 60 degree sunny days have pretty much said goodbye. We've moved into that winter transition where its overcast/raining, with much shorter windows of opportunity. Doesn't mean its not happening, just no reason to be out there too early. Blackfoot has some cool...read more
Things are feeling a little more like Autumn. This next few day's will see cool weather. Highs in the 60's and some clouds will help the Mayfly's. Have your BWO box and Hecuba's. Hopper fishing is still really good on most stretches with a trico dropped off the back....read more
Probably the best conditions we've had in a long time for end of the first week in August. Flows are still pretty good and no restrictions! Pretty much hopper's and Moth's for the fish. Some day's/stretches the moth's are there and some their not?? hard to say why...read more
Never have seen it before. But it's happening now. Salmonflies are still around and the spruce moth's are gonzo. River levels have finally leveled off to where they should be just about everywhere. Blackfoot has been fishing best from around 9 to about 12. And it...read more
We're about where we should be considering the snowpack for the year. In essence there has been 2 runoff's. Things had shaped up and looked good about 2 weeks ago. Then the rain/monsoon came and postponed things. So depending on the stretch you pick things can be...read more
Thing's are looking pretty good on almost all the rivers. The Blackfoot has turned Glacier Green with about 2 feet of Vis. The goldens are thick and some salmon flies also if you check the willows. good time for a double nymph rig, always looking for that afternoon...read more
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Thanks for a great time on the river…Dillan and Aron were great…and the bbq lunch was fantastic! Debbie enjoyed the spa and really appreciated the discount … We are looking forward to getting back in October…see you then.