Kootenai River Report / July 13-16,2017/GoFlyfishMontana.com

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River Flow: 9,900 CFS, 8-10 feet of visibility, 54 degrees F.

Inflow from Lake Koocanusa: 19,200 CFS

Hatches: Caddis, Pale Morning Dunn, Blue Winged Olive, Golden Stone, Midges, Flying Ants and Crane Fly.

Effective Patterns: Caddis, Caddis Emerger, Crane Fly, Flesh Fly, Wooly Bugger, Adams, Royal Wulff.

Guide report: 30-40 fish raised on dry flies daily, primarily in the mornings and evenings. Good nymphing and streamer fishing midday. The river continues to clear daily.

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