Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Rock Creek, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The fish have moved into their winter holes and you should be fishing them for good numbers of hook ups... Deep slow runs are good 3-5' deep green chop runs are even better.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Rock Creek is currently Good

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

Water flow: 215 CFS at the mouth.

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 36 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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

Best stretch: The whole creek is fishing well.

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


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

Nymphing, streamers, are the name of the game but midges possible when the sun is on the water or air temperatures hit the mid 30's.

7-Day Forecast

Good luck from the team at Blackfoot River Outfitters and Flint Creek Outdoors! FCO in Pburg is open Thursday-Monday from 9a-5p. Be sure to stop in to talk to Josh for your Orvis gear and the best fly selection in the region.

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