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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!



Kootenai River Report | May 31 - June 6

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

River Flow: 17,000 cfs 8-12 foot visibility 51 degrees Inflow from Lake Koocanusa: 31,200 cfs Hatches: Grannom Caddis, Little Blue Quills, Blue Wing Olives, Silver Stripe Caddis, Little Olive Stone, some flights of Carpenter Ants, assorted stoneflies coming into Kootenai from Fisher River. Effective Patterns: X-Caddis, Adams, Parachute Adams, Royal Wulff, Red Quill, Purple Haze, […]



5 Tips for Releasing Fish

Posted on May 24, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

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Learning The Reach Cast (Mend) | Kootenai Angler

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Dave Blackburn  0

Don’t over mend! So many inexperienced anglers spend most of their drift trying to mend their line rather than fishing. Learn this simple aerial mend technique and you’ll improve your presentation, and ultimately catch more fish! This can be particularly helpful when dry fly fishing on the Kootenai river.



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!