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. 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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West Fork of The Bitterroot River

Daily River Report

June 11, 2015

Golden's, Yellow Sallies, PMD's and Caddis are all out on the Westfork. Think low riding and anything that's a bit different than what everyone else is throwing.  The fishing has been slower in this heat wave so venture out earlier or later avoid the heat and slow fishing. Any of your favorite attractor pattterns will do the trick. The famous chubby with a dropper ( rubber legs or yellow sallie nymoh) will be a good hunting rig untill you can dial in on a hatch. Then focus in fishing more techincaly rigs like a yellow sallie with a flash cripple PMD behind it. Don't be afraid to fish some terrestials as well. Remember this heat puts strain on the fish so please keep them as wet as possible (quick grip-n-grins) We have all you the flies you need so stop in!

Try a Patagonia Stormfront Hip Pack on the West Fork.  Our favorite for wade fishing!