Category Archives: Montana Rivers

Five Tips for Fishing Montana Spring Creeks

Montana Spring Creek Fishing
Montana is home to some of the world's finest spring creek fly fishing spring creek fly fishing. The broad valleys flanked by high mountains that are common across Southwest Montana allow springs to percolate up in the valley floors resulting in unique fisheries that are nearly ideal for wild trout...Read more

Fishing Rock Creek

Fly Fishing Rock Creek
Allow your mind to conjure up a classic, free flowing trout stream located in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, and you will have created a mental image of Rock Creek. Rock Creek is located approximately 25 miles east of Missoula, Montana where, after flowing through fifty miles of mostly...Read more

Nymphing on Rock Creek

Nymph Fishing in Montana
Western Montana fly fishers overwhelmingly rate Rock Creek as their favorite dry fly stream. Generating legendary hatches, this quintessential stream offers riffles, pools, long runs and deep holes. Best of all, it is the perfect size to wade and cast, especially to rising fish. Except for a fairly...Read more

Fishing the Blackfoot River

Blackfoot River Brown Trout Fishing
By John Herzer Timeless cliff walls and ponderosa pines tower over deep, clear runs and boulder strewn riffles -- the Big Blackfoot is trout water. Affording both wading and floating angler opportunity for nearly sixty miles, the Big Blackfoot River is as diverse as the Montana landscape it shapes...Read more

Flathead River Bass and Pike

In my piscatorial prowling around the state of Montana searching for trout, I mistakenly overlooked a great fishery--bass fishing! Had I not taken an extended hiatus from Montana and took up bass fishing in California and Oregon, both traditional forms sans bait and fly fishing, I would still be...Read more