Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Rock Creek, MT
Bookmark and Share
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 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: 882 at the mouth.

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 66 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning to evening.

Best stretch: The upper is the best option.

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Yellow Sally's, Caddis, PMD's, Baetis, Midges, Ants, small terrestrials

Fish species: Rainbows, cutthroats, browns, bulls, brooks, whities

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

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

Try nymphs during the day, dries at night. A dry/dropper is good through the day for the best of both worlds.

7-Day Forecast

The flows are pretty high but on the drop!

Save Email

Add Your Fishing Report