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Fly Fishing Montana
The Beaverhead Rivera tail water fishery which flows below the Clark Canyon Reservoir, is
conceivable the best trophy trout stream in Montana. The
Beaverhead is predominately a brown trout fishery with huge
Rainbows mixed in. This cottonwood and willow lined stream
produces prolific hatches of Caddis flies, Mayflies, little yellow
Stoneflies & Crane flies. Beaverhead River is one of Montana's
premier brown trout fishing rivers, producing more large trout,
particularly brown trout, than any other river in the state." In a
recent public meeting of the Beaverhead Watershed the topic
was the state of the area fisheries. The local FWP fisheries
biologist, Matt Yeager, stated that he was very excited about
the Beaverhead River for the upcoming season due to the numbers and size of fish.
The Big Hole River is one of the most scenic trout streams in the
country. The Big Hole has many personalities exhibited
throughout its course beginning in the Rockies and ending at
the confluence with the Beaverhead to form the Jefferson. The
rare Arctic Grayling can be caught in sections above Divide.
Below Divide the river enter a narrow steep canyon whose
beauty is unsurpassed and where Big Horn Sheep are its
residents. The Big Hole is world renowned for its Salmon fly
hatch. Tricos, Green Drakes, Caddis and Golden Stoneflies also
hatch-out at different times throughout the season. Terrestrials and Streamers can offer action
in late summer and fall.
The Madison River is a gorgeous blue ribbon trout stream. "One
big riffle" is the exciting, dominating feature of these world
famous waters. As you drift downstream, the Madison river's
personality begins to change ever so slowly. The Madison
becomes a river that winds and braids, in the lower stretches,
creating deep holes punctuated by shallow riffles. Truly BIG SKY
The Ruby, a miniature Beaverhead, is great for wade fishing. These waters can be very
Poindexter Slough is a public spring creek just minutes from Dillon. Dry fly fishing is at its best
with prolific hatches and lots of hungry waiting trout. Small flies are a must. Hatches include
Midges, Caddis and a large variety of Mayflies.
Clark Canyon home to rainbows and browns is one of the more famous reservoirs to catch
trophy trout on fly. If you are looking for the trout of a lifetime, Clark Canyon could be the
destination for you. Streamer and nymph fishing are the predominate methods used though
rising trout can be found.
Private Water including ponds and spring creeks are available to those who want an isolated fly
fishing experience (advance booking required).
Montana Fly Fishing Report
2014 has been another
great fishing year in
This time of year the
colors are beautiful, the
wildlife are moving
around more and the
fish are active. The area
snow pack was 139% in
the spring and the
fishing on our area
waters have been world class as always. According to Montana Fish. Wildlife & Parks - "The
Beaverhead River is one of Montana's premier brown trout fishing rivers, producing more large
trout, particularly brown trout, than any other river in the state." The local FWP fisheries
biologist, Matt Yeager, is working on some great projects to benefit the Beaverhead River. The
Big Hole River is one of the most scenic and productive rivers in the state and will be a great
choice for anglers as well our other area waters. The Beaverhead Watershed Committee has a
great project in-the-works to enhance the waters in Poindexter Slough Public Spring Creek. If all
the funds are obtained work will begin December 1, 2014. If you would like to contribute to this
incredible spring creek that is open to the public we can direct you to the name and address of
the fund. Just call or email us. And, we will get you the details.
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