Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 15-22,2018 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 17,000 Cubic Feet per second, 6 foot visibility, 50 degrees, Heavy Glacial Tint

Yaak River Flow: 948 CFS

Fisher River Flow: 1800 CFS

Hatches: Little Blue Quills, March Browns, Little Olive Stones, Midges, BWO, Some Grannom Caddis starting, Large Carpenter Ants and warmer days.

Effective Patterns

Dry: Parachute Adams, Purple Haze #16-20, Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, small Golden and Olive Stones, Standard Adams, Red Quill, Sunken Black Ants

Nymph and Streamers: Beadhead Prince, pheasant tail, stones and midge pupa. Black/Olive Conehead wooly buggers, kokanee killers

Fishing Report: River is warming up to 50 degrees, Grannom and Tan Caddis are coming off in the evenings, some PMD action starting. BWO and Little Blue Quills, Little Olive Stones, Black Ants. Recently raised 30 fish on an evening trip a few days ago. Yaak and other tributaries are fishing well!

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