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 for fish taking emergers and spruce moths in the mornings. 2. Try a dry/dropper in the heat of the day. If that isn't working, fish deep and slow with nymphs and some weight. 3. The flies are hitting the water early to late evening. That's when you'll find the best dry fly action.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Excellent

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

Water flow: 364 CFS at the mouth.

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 66 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning and 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:

Spruce Moths, Caddis, Ants, small terrestrials, Hoppers, Midges, Tricos, small stoneflies

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

Fishing season: Year round

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

Spruce moths are out with caddis, PMD's, and Tricos in the morning.

7-Day Forecast

Summer flows will continue to be excellent!

Save Email

Add Your Fishing Report