Category Archives: Hatches

The Salmonfly in Montana: The Five Truths About the Hatch

Montana Salmonfly Hatch
Montana's famed salmonfly hatch ranks as highly as Bigfoot with the number of myths and legends that it spawns. This massive insect is impossible to ignore and is most likely the only arthropod that produces an addiction within the fly fishing community that is stronger than caffeine and nicotine...Read more

A Smorgasbord of Insects in Western Montana

Fishing Montana's Hatches
So many rivers, and so little time. It's a nice problem to have. And believe me, here in Western Montana, we have it in spades. Missoula is one of the few places on earth where you can fish four major trout rivers in four days without chartering a float plane or coming down with a bad case of road...Read more