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2014 Newsletter

Our 2014 newsletter is packed full of fishing tales and more...

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 by Dave Blackburn  0

Every year, we spend weeks trying to sum up an entire year full of memorable moments. We include all the goings on here in Libby, and tales from wherever our love of fly fishing happened to take us during the year. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll find in this year’s newsletter.  Read fly […]

River Report: June 5-12, 2014

Posted on Mar 22, 2014 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow –  26,400 cfs , 6-12 ft visibility, River Temp – 42 degrees Hatches –  Midges, Little Blue Quills, Silver Stripe Caddis, little olive stone, Blue-wing Olives, March Brown Effective Patterns : #18,20 parachute adams, split-wing purple haze, griffiths gnat. #14, 16 prince nymph da-bomb, #4,6 cone-head black/olive buggers, small olive stimulators. Guide Report: 25 fish […]


Fall has arrived on the Kootenai: Dry Fly Heaven with October caddis

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 4000 cfs Water Temp: 58 degrees Visibility: 20-25 feet The long indian summer of Montana is finally over, cooler weather has arrived with all of its grandeur. October Caddis have been sighted and Little Blue Quills along with Blue-wing olives make up the menu. Remnant PMD’s and Tan Caddis are also showing their…


River Report: August 5-12

Posted on Aug 05, 2013 by Dave Blackburn  0

Outflow: 14,000 Water Temperature: 59 degrees Visibilty: 15 ft Fish have been rising really well to hoppers throughout the day. Hoppers are here and stay until late September. PMD’s and caddis are also working very well in the evenings from 7-10.  Caddis range from size 12-16. Fish will rise all through the day on cloudy and overcast […]

River Report: July 29 - August 3

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 by Andrew Petersen  0

Outflow: 14,000 Water Temperature: 55 degrees Visibilty: 15 ft The river is now at a great level for fishing. Fish have been rising in to hoppers throughout the day. Hoppers will pick up the further into summer we get. PMD’s and caddis are also working very well in the evenings from 7-10.  Caddis range from […]