Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
1. The water flows are coming up a little and water temps are warming up a bit. Fish deep and slow if you do not see rising fish or prospect with smaller dries. 2. Chironomids and small dark nymphs have been fishing well. 3. March Browns are starting to make an appearance. Cloudy days with temps in the high 30's to low 40's are best for this hatch.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Good

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

Water flow: 577 cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Afternoons

Best stretch: The entire creek is fishing ok at the moment.

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Skwalas, march browns, nemouras, midges

Fish species: Cutthroat, rainbow, cutt-bow, brown, bull, some brook trout, and whitefish.

Fishing season: Year round; some tributaries closed December 1-third week of May. Check regulations before fishing.

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

Person Fishing in a stream

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 deep and slow. Dries if you see rising fish.

7-Day Forecast

Overnight lows will keep the water temps down a bit but could warm as much as 5-8 degrees by 12-2pm. In other words no need to wake up too early!


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