Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Shelf Ice: When you find a run of water 3' or deeper with over hanging shelf ice, fish it like an undercut bank. Fish are holding under that shelf and are ambushing nymphs as they go by. Active Retrieve: Try swimming your nymphs slightly faster than the top current to entice strikes if dead drifting is not working.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Blackfoot River Outfitters
Blue Damsel Lodge

Water flow: Gauge is iced up but flows are perfect.

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 39 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Late morning to late afternoon.

Best stretch: The entire Creek is fishing well; cannot go wrong no matter where you stop to fish.

Best access point: Upper: Bighorn Lower: Valley of the Moon

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges and Little Black Stoneflies

Fish species: Rainbows, cutthroats, browns, bulls, brooks, whities

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

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Rock Creek Description

On Montana's blue ribbon gem, Rock Creek, the fishing is as exhilarating as the scenery. This pristine, free flowing stream boasts one of the highest fishing counts in the state. Rock Creek is a perfect classroom complete with consistent depth and speed riffles for nipping, long and smooth tailout dry fly slicks and boulder-choked fast water corners providing a haven for streamer chasing trout. Wade fishing ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing and swinging streamers.

7-Day Forecast

With overnight temperatures diving into the teens over the next week, the water will cool down a bit. Fish the afternoons unless cabin fever dictates otherwise. Tight lines!

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