Kootenai River Fishing Report – July 21-31, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow:  7,500 Cubic Feet per second 12-foot visibility, 55 degrees. Hatches of Summer have begun! Koocanusa Inflow 8,000 Hatches: Tan Caddis, Pale Morning Duns, Craneflies, Little Green Chironomids, Hoppers and ants. Effective Patterns  Dry: All PMD patterns, Tan Elk Hair CaddisParachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, Chubby Chernobyls, Dave’s Hoppers Nymph and Streamers: Da …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 1-7, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 13,000 Cubic Feet per second 8-foot visibility, 44 degrees.  Going to 9,ooo cubic feet per second this thursday. Koocanusa Inflow 29,800 Hatches: Tan Caddis, Little Blue Quills, Midges, , Blue Wing Olive, Little Olive Stones, Western March Browns, Effective Patterns:  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, Olive Stone Fly, Blue Wing …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 11-18, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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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. Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 1-7, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 9,000 Cubic Feet per second 8-foot visibility, 43 degrees.  Fisher River Flow 1000 cfs entering Kootenai 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. Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – April 27-May 4, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow), 10-foot visibility, 43 degrees.  Fisher River Flow 750 cfs entering Kootenai, water temp 50 degrees Koocanusa Inflow 7000 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. Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – April 8-15, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  6 foot visibility, 38 degrees.  Fisher River Flow 615 entering Kootenai, water temp 47 degrees Koocanusa Inflow: 4300 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis, Blue Wing Olive, Little Olive Stones Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat, Olive Stone Fly, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – March 19-28, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  10 foot visibility, 39 degrees. Koocanusa Inflow: 3000 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat Nymph and Streamers: Da Bomb, Beadhead Prince, Pheasant …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – March 3-10, 2021 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 4,000 Cubic Feet per second (minimum flow),  15-foot visibility, 39 degrees. Koocanusa Inflow: 2800 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Midges, Silver Stripe Tan Caddis Effective Patterns  Dry: Parachute Adams #14-20, Purple Haze #16-20,  Tan Stimulator #8 and 10, Griffiths Gnat Nymph and Streamers: Da Bomb, Beadhead Prince, Pheasant Tail, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – June 6-13, 2020 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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DAVE BLACKBURN MAY 5, 2020 BLOG, FISHING REPORTS LEAVE A COMMENT Kootenai River Flow: 26,000 Cubic Feet per second,  8 foot visibility, 51 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain here till Sturgeon Flow/runoff augmentation in mid-May. Fisher River and other tributaries in runoff stage, Fisher @ 1300 cfs, Yaak @2700 cfs Koocanusa Inflow: 47,000 Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Blue wing Olives, …

Kootenai River Fishing Report – May 5-12, 2020 – GoFlyfishMontana.com

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Kootenai River Flow: 17,000 Cubic Feet per second, minimum flow, 6 foot visibility, 39 degrees. Libby Dam outflow is expected to remain here till Sturgeon Flow/runoff augmentation in mid-May. Fisher River and other tributaries in runoff stage, Fisher @ 1300 cfs, Yaak @2700 cfs Koocanusa Inflow: 19,800 cfs Hatches: Little Blue Quills, Blue wing Olives, Western March Browns, Charcoal Sedges, Silver Stripe Caddis, …