Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 16-23, 2022 – GoFlyfishMontana.com!

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Kootenai River Flow:  25,000 Cubic Feet per second 6- foot visibility, 46 degrees. High Flow

Koocanusa Inflow: 26,000

Hatches: Little Blue Quills, BWO, Western March Browns, Grannon Caddis, Midges

Effective Patterns 

Dry: Griffiths Gnat, small parachute adams, purple haze, Red Quill, X-caddis

Nymph and Streamers: Da Bomb, Beadhead Prince, Pheasant Tail, Stones and Midge Pupa, Soft Hackles. Black/Olive Conehead Wooly Buggers, Sculpins, Pat’s Rubber Legs.

Fishing Report: Sturgeon Flow Augmentation starts today, look for conditions to improve towards the end of the week.



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