Despite the high flows the fish are still eating. Water clarity should improve rapidly with the dropping water levels. Look to the soft water and stay close to the wood.
The river is dropping and should fish well this week. Here is a Bitterroot double from this week.
The rain the last few nights is showing in the river. Stream flows jumped and the clarity fell way off. The charts are evening out and with any luck we should be fishing well again in a day or so.
There were more bugs on the water yesterday, in the mid-river, than we have seen so far this year. Skwalas and BWOs had them looking up. The Alberta boys hung in there through the weather last week and had a strong finish to their annual trip.
A 22″ Bitterroot Brown for Russ from Alberta. Foam Skwala in the soft water, EH!
Nasty wind and some pelting hail made for an exciting day on the water today. Fishing was ok given the weather. Stonefly nymphs, worms ,….and a few on the foam Skwala.
Stop by the shop today for some grilled Leopard Grouper hot off the grill. Complimentary beers to go with…
The Skwalas, March Browns, and BWO’s have started and there are fish eating them. We haven’t seen the explosion of fish on the surface yet, so if your dates are upcoming don’t fret. There is consistent action from Hamilton down, with most boats focusing on the mid-river. We took off early yesterday to hit the [...]
Here is a picture sent to us by Cory Monroe of a beautiful Bitterroot Rainbow. The snow might slow things down a bit, but for those who put in the effort there are a few nice fish to be found. Thanks for the Picture Cory!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the guys at the Otter. Green Beer in the glasses and green bugs on the water. Skwala fishing has been good, between snow squalls. The guys that are sticking with it are finding some success on the surface with foam bugs. This is the time of year to find the [...]