Missoula Fishing Reports

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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. As always, call the shop for current information. 406-721-8996.

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Bitterroot River at Darby

Daily River Report

April 14, 2014

Starting to drop and become fishable.  There is about 2 - 3 ft of visiblity.  It's high water so be careful out there and pay attention.  Sub-surface is the way to go right now with Rubberlegs, Double Bead Stones, Terminator Stones, Princes and San Jauns.  Find the soft water seams and don't be afraid to get back into the sloughs and back waters.  The main river channel and banks that you usually fish are just too quick right now.  Streamer fishing is an option.  Think big and flashy.  Use something the fish can see and that moves water.
It's fishing season!  We are fully stocked in the shop for all your fishing needs!