Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Blood Knot - The Fast and Easy Way

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

From the Fly Fishing Blog – Gink and Gasoline Do blood knots eat up 5, 10 minutes on the river? Have you ever wondered if there is a fast and easy way to tie a blood knot. This video might change your life! So fast, so easy, incredibly helpful!

Kootenai River Fishing Report - April 7-15, 2017

Posted on Apr 22, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 24,200 cfs 8-12 foot visibility above the Fisher River, 3 feet visibility below the Fisher River.   Fisher Infow 2000 kcfs Inflow from Lake Koocanusa:  9.2 kcfs Hatches: Midges and Little Blue Quills, Silver Stripe Caddis Effective Patterns: Bead-head prince, Wooly Bugger, Adams, Parachute Adams Guide report: We are not guiding on the river currently with […]

Kootenai River Drone Footage | Kootenai Angler

Posted on Apr 04, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

Downstream Series by Byron Sanderson Get a bird’s eye view of our beautiful Kootenai River just outside of Libby, Montana. These videos from Byron Sanderson show a few stretches of water that we fish. The Kootenai is Montana’s biggest tailwater and it stretches from Lake Koocanusa at the Canadian border all the way through the Idaho […]

Trip Planning

  • Area activities

    Fly fishing isn't the only thing to do in Libby. From taking in gorgeous forested landscapes, conquering nearby peaks on foot, or learning about the history of the area, there's much to do. We can help you plan your whole trip!


    Libby, Montana experiences a continental climate. This means that typically there are large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (sometimes humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.

    What to bring

    The perfect trip begins with smart planning before you even leave home. We want to help make it easy, so here's a check list of items you'll want to make sure you pack. It's not comprehensive - just the basics - so make sure to put some thought into packing!