Kootenai River Fishing Report – August 4 – 11, 2019 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 7,000 Cubic Feet per second, 10-12 foot visibility, 57 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain at 7 kcfs through August. Fisher River Flow: 120 cfs Yaak River Flow: 192 cfs Thompson River: 219 cfs Fishing Report: Hoppers, PMD’s, and Caddis… Oh my! We’ve been seeing some great PMD hatches in the mornings and evenings. Caddis activity …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – July 23 – 31, 2019 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 7,000 Cubic Feet per second, 10-12 foot visibility, 57 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain at 7 kcfs through August. Fisher River Flow: 120 cfs Yaak River Flow: 192 cfs Thompson River: 219 cfs Fishing Report: Dry fly fishing is in full effect! We’ve been having 40 and 50 fish days on guided trips! All stretches are …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 12-19, 2019 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 20,000 Cubic Feet per second, 8+ foot visibility, 49 degrees; this will be the peak flow for the 2019 season. Scheduled to start dropping to 7k on the 20th of June.   Koocanusa Inflow: 20,000 cfs Fisher River Flow: 422 cfs Yaak River Flow: 655 cfs Thompson River: 585 cfs Hatches: BWO’s, Little Blue Quills, Chironomids, Caddis, …

Kootenai Angler – March Update

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“March is a green muddy month down below, some folks like it, FARMERS mostly.,” said Bear Claw Chris Lapp in a famous line from the movie, Jeremiah Johnson. It was the movie that I saw in the 70’s that was most instrumental in planting that westward migration seed in me. March is a month on the Kootenai that can have some decent fishing …

Kootenai River Report – June 19-25, 2015 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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River Flow – 11,500 CFS Temp 50 degrees, 10-foot visibility, Water temp 52 degrees. Hatches: Believe it or not, small hoppers are working already! Big Carpenter Ants already showing! Chironomids, Little Blue Quills, Some Grannom Caddis and PMD’s starting to show. Effective Patterns: Parachute Adams, Purple Haze, Tan Stimulator, beadhead prince, olive and brown wooly buggers, cone-head sculpin, Purple Prince, Da-Bomb, blue-quill …