Kootenai River Report Sept 2-9 : GoFlyfishMontana

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Discharge from Libby Dam: 9000 kcfs, 18 feet visibility

Hatches:  PMD’s, Tan Caddis, Little Blue quills, Tiny winged Ants, Mahogany Duns, Blue Wing Olives, Hoppers, Ants and Craneflies

Effective Patterns: All Caddis patterns, Purple Haze, Standard Adams, PMD’s, Olive Parachute Adams, Chubby Chernobyl: all colors, Dave’s Hopper, Sunken Ant Droppers, Peacock Soft Hackles

Guide Report: We are continuing to have good dry fly fishing with good hopper/dropper success during the heat of the day. Our weather has been extremely hot and dry with several new forest fires in the area. We are raising 30-50 fish per fisherman on guided full day floats. Some large fish taken on streamers.




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