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Missouri River Fishing Report 3/1/2021

Date: 03/01/2021

The Missouri River will be one of the better options right now with slightly warmer air temperatures and surprisingly, less wind than Bozeman area. The best fishing will be found...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/25/2021

Date: 02/25/2021

The Missouri River will be one of the better options right now with slightly warmer air temperatures than the Bozeman area. Expect very high winds today but more manageable conditions...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/22/2021

Date: 02/22/2021

The Missouri River will be one of the better options right now with slightly warmer air temperatures than the Bozeman area. Expect high winds today and tomorrow but pretty good...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/16/2021

Date: 02/16/2021

The Missouri River will be one of the better options right now with slightly warmer air temperatures than the Bozeman area. The best fishing will be found just below Holter...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/13/2021

Date: 02/13/2021

The Mo' is a good option typically but this weather is postponing fishing until the end of the week. The next few days will be very cold and windy, there...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/8/2021

Date: 02/08/2021

The Mo' has been fishing well. Temperatures will be frigid in the Craig area this week. below the dam has been the best fishing. Nymphing is the most effective method...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/4/2021

Date: 02/04/2021

The Mo' has been fishing well this Winter. Around Craig below the dam has been the best fishing. Nymphing is the most effective method right now, with San Juan worms...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/1/2021

Date: 02/01/2021

The Mo' is a good option right now. The best fishing is going to be around Craig, or closer to the dam. The best fishing is done subsurface with nymphs...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/27/2021

Date: 01/27/2021

The Mo' is a good option right now. The best fishing is being had below the dam near Craig. This area stays ice-free and fish can stack up in runs...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/23/2021

Date: 01/23/2021

The Mo' is a good option right now. The best fishing is going to be around Craig, below the dam. The best fishing is done subsurface with nymphs. Fish are...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/20/2021

Date: 01/20/2021

The Mo' has been fishing well. The best area is below the dam near Craig. The fishing may have slowed with the colder temps but you won't know until you...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/17/2021

Date: 01/17/2021

The Mo' has been nymphing well as long as the wind doesn't become too intrusive. Expect good fishing until the temperature drops on Friday. The weather around Craig has been...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/14/2021

Date: 01/14/2021

The Mo' has been nymphing well as long as the wind doesn't become too intrusive. The weather around Craig has been significantly warmer than in the Bozeman area and many...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/10/2021

Date: 01/10/2021

A bit warmer in the Craig area today. If the wind is manageable the fishing in the afternoons could be pretty productive. Nymphing is the best method right now. Fish...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/5/2021

Date: 01/05/2021

The Missouri River is a great option throughout the winter months especially up by the dam where you find less ice and slush. Nymphing is the best method right now...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/2/2021

Date: 01/02/2021

The Missouri River is a great option throughout the winter months especially up by the dam. There is a high wind warning over the next few days so maybe skip...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/29/20

Date: 12/29/2020

The Missouri River is a great option throughout the winter months. The dams provide ice/slush free areas where anglers have good opportunities for trout. Nymphing is the best method right...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/26/20

Date: 12/26/2020

Nymphing on the MO can be hot all winter. It will be a bit warmer in Craig than Bozeman this coming week. I would use a worm as a top...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/24/20

Date: 12/24/2020

Nymphing on the MO can be hot all winter. Hope you brought a bobber because it is gonna be a sub-surface game for the most part. I would use a...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/18/20

Date: 12/18/2020

The Missouri River is still fishing well. Hope you brought a bobber because it is gonna be a sub-surface game for the most part. I would use either a crawfish...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/12/20

Date: 12/12/2020

The Missouri River has been fishing well as of late. Nymphing is your best option right now. Sowbugs, scuds, crayfish, worms, Micro Mays, and Zebra Midges should get it done...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/9/20

Date: 12/09/2020

The Missouri River has been a great fishing option recently. Nymphing has worked significantly better than other methods recently. Sowbugs, scuds, midges, crawfish, worms, and basic patterns like a pheasant...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/6/20

Date: 12/06/2020

The Missouri River has been fishing well. Nymphing is a good bet this time of year with sowbugs, midges, crawfish, worms, and basic patterns like a pheasant tail. Target fish...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/30/20

Date: 11/30/2020

The Missouri River has been fishing well below the dams. Nymphing has been the most productive, but we should start to see some more Midge activity in the near future...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/28/20

Date: 11/28/2020

The Missouri River has been fishing well below the dams. Nymphing has been the most productive, but we should start to see some more Midge activity in the near future...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/24/20

Date: 11/24/2020

The Missouri River should produce well as temperatures rise into the mid-forties every day. The fishing has been great pretty much all day but a bit better when the sun...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/16/20

Date: 11/16/2020

The Missouri River should produce well as temperatures rise into the mid-forties. Still might be a bit gusty but that shouldn't have too much effect on the fishing. It's mostly...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/9/20

Date: 11/09/2020

The Missouri River is a good option when the weather gets cold. The dams provide consistent water temps and even though a lot of the dry fly fishing has slowed...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/6/20

Date: 11/06/2020

The Missouri has been good. Nymphing with a worm, Baetis, midge, or sowbug/scud, or crayfish have been effective. Mornings have been the best for nymphing into mid afternoon, around 2pm...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/4/20

Date: 11/04/2020

The MO has been fishing well once again. Nymphing with a worm, natural Baetis, midges, and sowbug/scud imitations will still be the best way to pick up fish. Start with...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/2/20

Date: 11/02/2020

The MO has been fishing well once again.  The weather has returned to what is pretty normal for this time of the year. Nymphing with a worm, natural Baetis, midges...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/28/20

Date: 10/28/2020

The MO is back in action baby. Temporarily not a fun place to be as of last week. Weather has returned to what is pretty normal for this time of the...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/26/20

Date: 10/26/2020

The cool weather won't affect the MO as much as some of the other Rivers here in SW Montana. Nymphing with a worm, natural Baetis, midges, and sowbug/scud imitations will...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/21/20

Date: 10/21/2020

Today is a great looking day to catch the baetis hatch on the MO. Cold tomorrow and well into the weekend. Like really cold. And snow. Nymphing a worm, natural...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/15/20

Date: 10/15/2020

Finally cool weather in the Craig area. The baetis got the memo as have the trout. Cool and calm days will produce excellent BWO action in the late morning and...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/12/20

Date: 10/12/2020

Finally cool weather in the Craig area. The baetis got the memo as have the trout. Cool and calm days will produce excellent BWO action in the late morning and...

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