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|Blackfoot River Outfitters|
Water flow: 128 cfs
Visibility: 48 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 33 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Rock Creek fishes starting around 1.
Best stretch: Look to the extremes - upper or lower for the best winter fishing.
Best access point: Multiple points along the river.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Few midges on the cloudy days.
Fish species: Rainbows, cutthroats, browns, bulls, brooks, whities
Fishing season: Year round
Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
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 ...
the Creek with a guide affords any level of angler an opportunity to improve his/her skills And, it's simply the best chance anywhere in Montana to catch five different trout species in one outing.
Start with double nymph rig.....black and or brown wooly bugger followed by a Copper John or San Juan worm is hard to beat this time of year..
The Creek remains one of the great freestone winter fishing destinations in the country. Our fly shop in Philipsburg, Flint Creek Outdoors, is closed now for winter. Get your bugs and gear at our Missoula shop, Blackfoot River Outfitters, 3555 North Reserve Street...Good luck and we look forward to sharing our knowledge in the shops. 406.542.7411