Monthly Archives: June 2011

Montana Lakes Continue To Fish Well

Those willing to explore the local lakes continue to be handsomely rewarded with some really nice fish.  The area lakes are often overlooked when the big river is fishing.  Now is your time to get out and get a taste … Continue reading

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Salmonfly Fever Returns!

Salmonflies are coming off strong on the Big Hole now. The main hatch has been just above and below divide, although we saw about 20 big bugs in the air between Fish Trap and Jerry Creek. Also saw tons of … Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Spring Creek Report

It was bright and sunny on the creeks yesterday.  There were a few stray baetis around in the morning.  By 11 am the fish were keyed into the pmd emergence.  I did really well on the bwo short swing emerger … Continue reading

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June Fishing Options

Salmonflies are officially out on the Lower Madison River.  The water is still high and off color but the fishing along the banks especially sub surface is producing some nice fish. With the high water conditions around the state, the … Continue reading

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PMD’s Have Arrived On The Spring Creeks

We have had good reports from Depuy’s with both baetis and PMD hatches coming off.  With the below average spring weather we are having the Blue Winged Olive emergence is still bringing fish to the surface. Carry baetis dries, nymphs … Continue reading

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Beaverhead River Fishing Report

George made his way to the Beaverhead the past two weekends and found some very good sub-surface fishing. The river from the dam to grasshopper creek is fishing well both from the boat and shore.  They caught several browns up … Continue reading

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Local and Private Lakes

Gerry Lenzen with a hefty cutbow caught on 6/9  Right now is one the best times to go for a big fish on one of the private lakes we fish.  Burn’s has been fishing very well lately, with callibaetis hatches … Continue reading

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Nelsons Spring Creek

6.6  In general, brighter days have tougher with more emphasis on sight nymphing, particularly with midge larva, scuds, sawyer style pt’s…  The recent rain however has brought the baetis back and we’ve been seeing good numbers of baetis and pseudos.  … Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Spring Creek

6.1  The creeks continue to fish well and will be one of the few places to fish with clear water.  Had our first reports of PMD’s on Nelson’s yesterday so it looks like it is now time to start loading … Continue reading

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