Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
1. Look to the soft edges and back waters if you are giving it a go. 2. Try adding a pat's rubber legs or an olive or tan caddis pupa as a dropper for more hook-ups. 3. Don't overlook the caddis hatch. It's fun throwing big dries, but these fish see a lot of salmonfly patterns and chubby's. Try an elk hair caddis along the bank.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Just OK

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

Water flow: 1760 at the mouth.

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Morning to late afternoon.

Best stretch: The upper is the best option. Be safe out there!

Best access point: Upper: Gilles Bridge Lower: Valley of the Moon

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Salmonflies, Golden Stoneflies, Yellow Sally's, Caddis, Baetis, Green Drakes, Midges.

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

Pound the banks with dries: salmonflies, goldens, sallys, elk hair caddis, and san juan worms.

7-Day Forecast

The flows are pretty high. If we do not have another rain event the creek will drop. Fingers crossed we get some more salmonflies!

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