Kootenai River Report – May 23-30, 2015 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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River Flow – 26,500 CFS Temp 42 degrees, 10-foot visibility, Water temps warming up. STURGEON AUGMENTATION FLOWS FOR 7 DAYS, maximum powerhouse water discolored, heavy flows

Hatches: Big Carpenter Ants already showing! Chironomids, Little Blue Quills, Silver Stripe Caddis, Blue-wing Olives,  Western March Brown beginning to show. Some good dry fly activity happening in the afternoons.

Effective Patterns: Parachute Adams, Purple Haze, Tan Stimulator, beadhead prince, olive and brown wooly buggers, cone-head sculpin, Purple Prince, Da-Bomb, blue-quill emergers

Guide and Fish Report: Go fish one of the area lakes, river is set for maximum flow next 7 days. It will be back fishing soon after they lower the water.


Fishing and Guide Report: 20150503_151805 20150503_154114


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