Montana Fishing Reports
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Local Reports from the Montana Angling Co.
Count on trusted fly fishing reports and forecasts for our Montana rivers and Yellowstone National Park. We will update this frequently so please check back often.
Bozeman Fly Fishing Summary May is here and the fly fishing in Montana has been great. Between the excellent fishing the past few weeks on the Missouri River and the prolific Mother’s Day Caddis hatch on the Yellowstone, our anglers and Montana fly fishing guides have...read more
Not much new to report on. Foam fly fishing is still great with large hoppers being the first choice for getting big fish to look up. Hoppers being a generic term for all big foam flies that float. Don’t forget to twitch. The twitch has been triggering strikes from big fish on all of…read more
November 6, 2018Election day fishing report. Stop by your polling place and cast a vote on the way to the river. If you are a Montana resident and support clean water and responsible mining, great day to vote yes on I-186. Visit https://www.yeson186.org/ to…read more
July 29, 2018 The hoppers are here. The banks of the Yellowstone River, Madison River, Missouri River, and many rivers of Yellowstone National Park are buzzing and clicking all day long as hundreds and hundreds of the tasty trout snacks are starting to fly around. We...read more
July 16, 2018 Summer has arrived in Bozeman, MT. The sun is out, bugs are hatching, trout are rising, and all of our local rivers and creeks are fishing well. Expect great fly fishing any which way you drive from Bozeman. The Madison River and Yellowstone River is...read more
October 11, 2018 What does the Magic 8 ball have to say about September fly fishing in Bozeman, Montana? Lets give it a shake and see. We will start off with three predictions: 1. The hopper bite will continue through the end of the month 2. Crowds will thin out after...read more
May 23, 2018 Rain today, 80 degrees yesterday, and they are calling for 85 degrees in Craig, MT by Friday. Sounds like Spring to me! The fishing gods have been generous to us this past week. Despite variable flows, changing weather, and all of our major freestone...read more
June 25, 2018 Dry fly season is here. Time to grab your favorite PMD and caddis dries and hit the river. Our Montana fly fishing guides have been busy at work on the Missouri River teaching anglers how to get it done. River flows have been a roller coaster ride for...read more
May 16, 2018 High-water is here. Freestone rivers across Montana are running muddy and are looking to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Best to leave those rivers to the whitewater crowd and head elsewhere to get your fishing fix. Near Bozeman we’ve got some...read more
June 2, 2018 What a week it has been. We’ve seen hints of summer, snow in the mountains, heavy rain in the valleys, and another taste of summer. The hills are green, birds are singing, the sun is shining, and fly fishing has been great in Bozeman, Montana. The...read more
October 24, 2018 Fall has settled in all around Bozeman, Montana and fly fishing has been solid on all of our area waters. Angling traffic has been light on the Yellowstone River, Missouri River, and Madison River. Weather has been great. Perfect combination for Fall...read more
September 13, 2018 Is it mid-September already? Seems like summer started just yesterday but into early fall we go. The leaves have started to change, rivers are dropping and cooling, mornings have been crisp, and the big brown trout are on the feed on the many rivers...read more
November 15, 2018 Winter and Fall are having their usual November exchange in Bozeman for the past few weeks and its looking like Winter is finally taking over. The snow has started to stack up in the high mountains and smaller freestone rivers near Bozeman have...read more
October 11, 2018 October has been keeping us busy on the river and away from the computer but our long overdue Bozeman fly fishing report is here. This year we have seen the most consistent fly fishing all across southwest Montana we have probably ever seen and...read more
September 1, 2018 Exciting stuff happening in Bozeman, MT right now. Salmonflies, salmonflies, and more Salmonflies. And caddis. Lots of caddis. This has meant great fly fishing for our anglers and Bozeman fly fishing guides. Salmonflies have been in full swing on the...read more