Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 3-10, 2024- GoFlyfishMontana.com!

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Kootenai River Flow: 13,000 Cubic Feet per second 8 foot visibility,52 degrees. Mid-range Flow

Koocanusa Inflow: 35,700 cfs

Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, PMD’s, Western March Brown, Grannon Caddis, Olive Stones, Black Ants

Effective Patterns 

Dry: BWO, midge pupa, small parachute adams, tan stimulator, tan chubby, Red Quill, Purple Haze, Olive Chubby, Black Ants

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: The river is dropping to 9,000 cfs by thursday June 6 where it will remain for the next several weeks. Water temps are stable around 52.  Water clarity is very good, with rising fish in the afternoons.


Dry fly angling



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