Monthly Archives: June 2016

Kootenai River Report | June 15-23, 2016

Posted on Jun 18, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 7,000 cfs 8-12 foot visibility 52 degrees Inflow from Lake Koocanusa : 25,000 cfs Hatches: Grannom Caddis, Little Blue Quills, Blue Wing Olives, Little Olive Stone, some flights of Carpenter Ants, assorted stoneflies coming into Kootenai from Fisher River. Some PMD’s and small hoppers starting to show Effective Patterns: X-Caddis, Adams, Parachute Adams, […]

"DAD" | A Father's Day Tribute

Posted on by Dave Blackburn  0

My earliest memories of fishing with my Dad came from Dunnings Creek where my Dad fished as a boy. We would go do to the “ol fishin hole” and build a fire in the spring of the year, cook hotdogs and fish with our rods on forked sticks waiting for a bite. As we grew […]

Drift Boat Fly Fishing Presentation 101 | Kootenai Angler

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

This is a really simple rule of thumb for fishing out of the boat. Watch this video and you’ll be a step ahead when you join us on the Kootenai River this summer. Enjoy!

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!