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
river levels are still downward trending.things heat up as water temps surpass 55 degrees.hatches seemed delayed by about a week or two.the best fishing is from the canadain border south look for pmds and sally stones
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Fork Flathead River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Glacier Anglers

Water flow: 5230

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 56 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mid Day

Best stretch: Canadian Border to Polebridge

Best access point: Candian Border

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Worms Girdle Bugs san juan worms ants beatles

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

.high sticking with a two fly rig near the banks.dead drifting or swinging streamers.dry fly fishing starting to heat up along with some terrestrials

7-Day Forecast

warming temperatures throughout the week. Highs in the upper 70s and nightly lows in the low 50s. rain Tuesday and then clear and sunny for the remainder of the week.


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