Kootenai River Flow: 9,000 Cubic Feet per second 8-foot visibility, 43 degrees. Flows ramping up to full powerhouse 25 KCFS on thursday for 15 days, for Sturgeon Pulse
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.
Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20, Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, Olive Stone Fly, Blue Wing Olives, Red Quill, Grannom 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: 25 fish on dries on a recent 1/2 day afternoon float! River temp is on the rise! Seeing lots of surface activity activity 1-6 pm. Caddis starting on the Troy stretches. Upper 4 miles below dam is Closed for Spawning till June 1. Flows are increasing to Full Powerhouse 25 KCFS on thursday.