Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 1-7, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 9,000 Cubic Feet per second 8-foot visibility, 43 degrees.  Fisher River Flow 1000 cfs entering Kootenai Koocanusa Inflow 11,200 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis, Blue Wing Olive, Little Olive Stones, Western March Browns, Some Caddis starting to show on lower river. Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – April 8-15, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  6 foot visibility, 38 degrees.  Fisher River Flow 615 entering Kootenai, water temp 47 degrees Koocanusa Inflow: 4300 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis, Blue Wing Olive, Little Olive Stones Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, Olive Stone Fly, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – March 19-28, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  10 foot visibility, 39 degrees. Koocanusa Inflow: 3000 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat Nymph and Streamers: Da Bomb, Beadhead Prince, Pheasant …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – March 3-10, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  15-foot visibility, 39 degrees. Koocanusa Inflow: 2800 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat Nymph and Streamers: Da Bomb, Beadhead Prince, Pheasant Tail, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 6-13, 2020 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 26,000 Cubic Feet per second,  8 foot visibility, 51 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain here till Sturgeon Flow/runoff augmentation in mid-May. Fisher River and other tributaries in runoff stage, Fisher @ 1300 cfs, Yaak @2700 cfs Koocanusa Inflow: 47,000 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Blue wing Olives, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 5-12, 2020 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 17,000 Cubic Feet per second, minimum flow, 6 foot visibility, 39 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain here till Sturgeon Flow/runoff augmentation in mid-May. Fisher River and other tributaries in runoff stage, Fisher @ 1300 cfs, Yaak @2700 cfs Koocanusa Inflow: 19,800 cfs Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Blue wing Olives, Western March Browns, Charcoal Sedges, Silver Stripe Caddis, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – April 20-27, 2020 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second, minimum flow, 6-8 foot visibility, 44 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain here till Sturgeon Flow/runoff augmentation in mid-May. Fisher River and tributaries beginning to show some run-off. Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Blue wing Olives, Western March Browns, Charcoal Sedges, Silver Stripe Caddis, Little Olive Stones. Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – Sept 15th – 22nd, 2018 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 6,000 Cubic Feet per second, unlimited visibility, 59 degrees Yaak River Flow: Minimum Flow (Walk/Wade only) Fisher River Flow: Minimum Flow (Walk/Wade only) Hatches: Caddis, PMD’s, Hoppers, Midges, BWO, Large Carpenter Ants, Yellow Jacket, Spruce Moths, Crane Flies Effective Patterns Dry: Elk Hair Caddis #14-18, Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20, Chubbies, Soft Hackles #12-14, Sparkle Dun #14-18, PMD Thorax #14-16, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – Aug 10th – 15th, 2018 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 9,000 Cubic Feet per second, 9 foot visibility, 60 degrees Yaak River Flow: Minimum Flow (Walk/Wade only) Fisher River Flow: Minimum Flow (Walk/Wade only) Hatches: Caddis, PMD’s, Hoppers, Black Flying Ants, Little Olive Stones, Midges, BWO, And Large Carpenter Ants, Yellow Jacket, Crane Flies Effective Patterns Dry: Elk Hair Caddis #14-18, Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20, Chubbies, Soft Hackles #12-14, …