Missoula Fishing Reports

Know before you go!

Our Missoula, Montana fishing reports for the Clarkfork River, Bitterroot River, Blackfoot River, Missouri River and Rock Creek are brought to you straight from our office, the rivers and streams of Western Montana, to give you the latest information regarding hatches, patterns, and tactics. Click on a river below and it will take you to that rivers current report.  As always, call the shop for current information. 406-721-8996.

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Bitterroot River at Darby

Daily River Report

August 25, 2015

 "August Style" fishing. Hoppers!!!
When you get out there early prospect with a chubby and your favorite PMD (mayfly) dropper about a size 14-16 or smaller yellow sallie, golden, or rubblerlegs size 10-12. Dont forget about your friend the pink san juan worm. As the day gets warmer dry throwing those bigger attractors tight on the banks and throw those inside diamond chop runs.
Ants, Beetles, big mayfly parachutes Hoppers and chubbies are the afternoon flies. Tan and yellow hoppers seem to be producing the best up higher. Larger hoppers in size 8-10 has been picking up some chunky bows. 
Still keep  quick and take a quick pic if you need to post that on instagram #flyfishing.
Hoot-Owl Restrictions have been lifted! 
It's fishing season!  We are fully stocked in the shop for all your fishing needs!