North Fork Flathead River, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of North Fork Flathead River, MT
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North Fork Flathead River, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The river is dropping and getting clearer everyday. The fish have moved into the faster water so try fishing foam and seam lines in the medium/fast water.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Fork Flathead River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Glacier Anglers

Water flow: 2040

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid Morning and Mid Evening

Best stretch: Coal Creek to Big Creek

Best access point: Big Creek

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Mayflies Caddis Flies Stoneflies Ants

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: April-November

Nearest airport: Glacier International - Kallispel (FCA)

North Fork Flathead River Description

The North Fork of the Flathead flows directly south from the Canadian Border, and makes up the western boarder of Glacier National Park until its confluence with the Middle Fork at Blankenship Bridge. The North Fork is an exceptional West Slope Cutthroat fishery, with breathtaking views of Glacier National Park.

Techniques & Tips

Dry fly fishing drop offs, bubble lines, and nervous to medium/fast water. The fish are looking up so fishing top water is your best bet.

7-Day Forecast

The outlook for the up coming week is looking a little funky with clouds, rain, thunderstorms, and sun in the forecast. Be prepared for any weather if you're out on the river.


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