Blackfoot River, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Blackfoot River, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Try trolling a streamer slowly with a san juan or a double bead stone behind it. Lower water temps = slower retrieves.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Blackfoot River is currently Just OK

Water flow: 865 cfs at Bonner

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: mid day when water warms up

Best stretch: The whole river system is fishable now.

Best access point: multilple access points all along river.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

midges, maybe a BWO

Fish species: Trout: rainbows, West Slope cutthroats, browns, bulls and white fish.

Fishing season: All Year

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

Blackfoot River Description

Bottomless emerald pools, boulder strewn pocket water and diamond chop riffles all shaded by moss covered cliffs and towering ponderosa pines combine to make this the epitome of Montana fly-fishing. Thanks to a diligent concerted effort between neighboring landowners, government agencies, conservation organizations and concerned anglers, restored spawning tributaries are continually enhancing trout populations ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing early with a double nymph rig. Switch to the foam dry with the deep dropper as the temps climb.

7-Day Forecast

Temps are cool but stable. Lots of clouds in the forecast is good news for our fishing. Get out there and get some while the afternoon temps are still up.

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