Flint Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Flint Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
1. Prospect with hopper-droppers. If no action, proceed to 2. 2. Nymph deep and slow, making sure to cover under the banks and the fast water. 3. Try swinging or stripping big streamers.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Flint Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Blackfoot River Outfitters

Water flow: 46 CFS

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 68 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Morning and Evening

Best stretch: Just north of Philipsburg but ask before you fish - very little public access so please secure permission.

Best access point: Just north of Philipsburg but ask before you fish - very little public access so please secure permission.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Spruce Moths, Caddis, Ants, Crickets, Hoppers, Midges, PMD's, Tricos, Baetis,

Fish species: Brown Trout, Mountain Whitefish, Cutthroat Trout

Fishing season: Year round (extended whitefish season)

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

Flint Creek Description

Flint Creek winds down out the Pintlar Mountains, back and forth across the hay fields near Philipsburg. The meanders are so tight at times you could virtually fish two sides of a button hook at the same time. The miles of undercut grassy banks are home to wild brown trout that eagerly eat hoppers all summer long. Most of Flint Creek is private so please respect that and ask first before entering someone's ...

Techniques & Tips

Streamers, nymphs, dries if you see rising fish.

7-Day Forecast

Flint Creek is beginning to come into shape. Low light conditions will be best for fishing with these blue bird days.

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