Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Rock Creek, MT
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Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
1. You'll find fish near the banks and soft edges behind structure. 2. They're looking up. Try a dry! 3. Look out for Moose if you're wading. In fact, just keep an eye out anyway.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Just OK

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

Water flow: 1770 cfs near Clinton

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 58 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Late morning through late afternoon

Best stretch: The upper is still the best bet, but the lower is fishing well too.

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Golden stones, caddis, yellow sally's, drakes

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)

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

Dries, dries with a medium-depth dropper, nymphing

7-Day Forecast

Spring flows are normal. Water temperature will drop over the next 3-4 days and begin to warm again at the weekend.


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