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Kootenai River Report Sept 2-9 : GoFlyfishMontana

Posted on Sep 02, 2017 by Dave Blackburn  0

Discharge from Libby Dam: 9000 kcfs, 18 feet visibility Hatches:  PMD’s, Tan Caddis, Little Blue quills, Tiny winged Ants, Mahogany Duns, Blue Wing Olives, Hoppers, Ants and Craneflies Effective Patterns: All Caddis patterns, Purple Haze, Standard Adams, PMD’s, Olive Parachute Adams, Chubby Chernobyl: all colors, Dave’s Hopper, Sunken Ant Droppers, Peacock Soft Hackles Guide Report: We are […]

Kootenai River Report / July 13-16,2017/GoFlyfishMontana.com

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 9,900 CFS, 8-10 feet of visibility, 54 degrees F. Inflow from Lake Koocanusa: 19,200 CFS Hatches: Caddis, Pale Morning Dunn, Blue Winged Olive, Golden Stone, Midges, Flying Ants and Crane Fly. Effective Patterns: Caddis, Caddis Emerger, Crane Fly, Flesh Fly, Wooly Bugger, Adams, Royal Wulff. Guide report: 30-40 fish raised on dry flies daily, primarily in the mornings […]

Kootenai River Report / June 10-17,2017/GoFlyfishMontana.com

Posted on Jun 10, 2017 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 24,900 cfs, 8-feet visibility, 51 degrees F. Inflow from Lake Koocanusa: 61,000 Hatches: March Browns, Grannom Caddis, Blue Wing Olives, Little Blue Quills, Large Carpenter Ants, some Pale Morning Duns starting to show in the afternoons. Effective Patterns: Parachute Adams, Standard Adams, Caddis pupa, Peacock Caddis, Beadhead Prince, Dark Wooly Buggers Guide report: Kootenai is at its last […]

Four-Wheel Drive Tours & Tenkara

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 by Dave Blackburn  0

This year we are adding 4-wheel Drive tours to our guided trips. The tours are designed to offer a guided tour to some of the off-the-beaten-path areas of our area. Since only 10% of Lincoln County is privately owned there are large areas within the Kootenai National Forest that can be accessed by logging roads. […]

Fly Fishing Show Happenings | Kootenai Angler

Posted on by Dave Blackburn  0

I performed once again at the Denver, Atlanta and Pleasanton Flyfishing shows. I got to finally not only met but had Chris Santella join me for a lunch gig at the Denver Show. I had been hearing about Chris and have traded emails over the years but never got to meet him. Along with his […]