Monthly Archives: July 2016



Small Hopper Pattern

Hot for Hoppers

Posted on Jul 24, 2016 by Cory Luoma  0

It is that time of year in Montana where the river banks are jumping with various forms of Caelifera; aka hoppers. We look forward to the hoppers making their annual appearence just as much as the fish do. Small hopper patterns of all types are seemingly quite effective right now and will remain so for another few […]



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Kootenai River Report | July 21-28, 2016

Posted on by Cory Luoma  0

River Flow: 7,000 cfs 10-14 foot visibility 55 degrees Inflow from Lake Koocanusa : 11,200 cfs Hatches: Pale Morning Duns, Tan Caddis, Little Blue Quills, Blue Wing Olives, Lots of Hoppers and Ants working into the mix. Some Mahogany duns starting to show. Effective Patterns: X-Caddis, Adams, Parachute Adams, Royal Wulff, Red Quill, Purple Haze, […]



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How to Keep Those Dry Flies Floating

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 by Cory Luoma  0

Dry fly season is in full swing on the Kootenai, and we are loving every minute of it. It’s hard to beat those top water takes! In order to tempt our targets to the surface, presentation of the fly is key; especially when there is plenty of the real thing out there for the fish to […]



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Kootenai River Report | July 13-21, 2016

Posted on by Cory Luoma  0

River Flow: 7,000 cfs 8-14 foot visibility 55 degrees Inflow from Lake Koocanusa : 12,000 cfs Hatches: Pale Morning Duns, Tan Caddis, Little Blue Quills, Blue Wing Olives, Hoppers and Ants working into the mix. Effective Patterns: X-Caddis, Adams, Parachute Adams, Royal Wulff, Red Quill, Purple Haze, Beadhead Prince, Copper johns, Wooly Buggers, Da-Bomb, Small […]



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!

    Weather

    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!