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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/19/2022

Date: 01/19/2022

The Mo' is a great Winter option. The temps are a quite a bit warmer in the Craig area than Bozeman for the week. Expect some wind but overall, manageable...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/15/2022

Date: 01/15/2022

The Mo' is a great option this week with a break in the winds. temps will be hanging around 40 all week. This week could be some good dry fly...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/8/2022

Date: 01/08/2022

Expect some wind the next couple days around the Craig area. This should calm down early week and providing some good Winter fishing weather. Nymphing is best with your typical...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/4/2022

Date: 01/04/2022

Very cold around Craig until later on this week. Anchor ice on the lower river and shelf ice around as well. Friday looks like the day to fish Trout spey? You bet. This...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/24/2021

Date: 12/24/2021

A bit less windy in Craig than around Bozeman surprisingly. Fishing will be best once the sun is high and things warm up a bit. Trout spey? You bet. This game is pretty...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/22/2021

Date: 12/22/2021

A bit less windy in Craig than around Bozeman surprisingly. Fishing will be best once the sun is high and things warm up a bit. Trout spey? You bet. This game is pretty...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/19/2021

Date: 12/19/2021

A bit less windy in Craig than around Bozeman surprisingly. Fishing will be best once the sun is high and things warm up a bit. Trout spey? You bet. This game is pretty...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/16/2021

Date: 12/16/2021

Really cold until about Sunday in Craig. A bit less windy than around Bozeman however. Fishing will be best once the sun is high and things warm up a bit. Trout spey? You...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/13/2021

Date: 12/13/2021

This week looks like a relatively good week for fishing on the Missouri. Relatively low winds and good high temperatures. Fishing will be best once the sun is high and...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/10/2021

Date: 12/10/2021

Trout spey? You bet. This game is pretty consistent all winter and there is a lot of really good swinging water on the MO. Smaller single hook streamers and soft hackles both get...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/7/2021

Date: 12/07/2021

The dry fly action is gone and past but the trout spey game is still on. I would consider using skagit heads as the fish are moving into deeper water. Smaller...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/30/2021

Date: 11/30/2021

Still waiting on some good midge action to start up. This is usually near the new year, sometimes later. Nymphing is a good option while you wait though with patterns like pink...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/27/2021

Date: 11/27/2021

BWOs are done for the year now just looking for some midge action to start up. Nymphing is good option while you wait though with patterns like pink soft hackle...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/15/2021

Date: 11/15/2021

The dry fly fishing has been slowing down as we enter midge season and BWOs wrap up. Nymphing has consistent however with sowbug and scuds being a great option but...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/13/2021

Date: 11/13/2021

The dry fly fishing has been slowing down as we enter midge season and BWOs wrap up. Nymphing has consistent however with sowbug and scuds being a great option but...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/6/2021

Date: 11/06/2021

Some dry fly fishing is still happening on the Mo with BWOs with the right overcast and cool conditions. There have yet to be a ton of bugs hatching but...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/3/2021

Date: 11/03/2021

Flows are down but the fish are up on BWOs making the Missouri near Craig a great option for late fall fishing. The dry fly bite has been good from...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/25/2021

Date: 10/25/2021

The Missouri is fishing well even though the flows are a low. The dry fly action consists of BWO hatches at the moment that are productive in the mid afternoon...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/22/2021

Date: 10/22/2021

The BWO hatch has started and should be good from 10-12 am but could be good all day if you get some overcast. Fishing a QG BWO or a hi...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/14/2021

Date: 10/14/2021

The Missouri's flows are low, but the fishing is good. It has been mostly a nymphing game here with Zebra Midges, scuds/sowbugs, San Juan worms, small Pheasant Tails, BWO nymphs...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/9/2021

Date: 10/09/2021

The Missouri's flows are low, but the fishing is good. It has been mostly a nymphing game here with Zebra Midges, scuds/sowbugs, San Juan worms, small Pheasant Tails, BWO nymphs...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/7/2021

Date: 10/07/2021

The Missouri's flows are low, but the fishing is good. It has been mostly a nymphing game here with Zebra Midges, scuds/sowbugs, San Juan worms, small Pheasant Tails, BWO nymphs...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/4/2021

Date: 10/04/2021

The Missouri's flows are low, but the fishing is good. Streamer season has arrived to the MO and stripping and swinging streamers is an effective method of catching fish. Try...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/29/2021

Date: 09/29/2021

The Missouri is fishing well, but the fall BWO's have yet to arrive. A few October Caddis have been seen fluttering about, so don't be afraid to tie on a big...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/26/2021

Date: 09/26/2021

The Missouri is fishing well, but the hatches have yet to arrive. BWOs will be happening very soon, just a little colder weather. A few October Caddis have been seen...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/22/2021

Date: 09/22/2021

The Missouri has been fishing really well. Mostly nymphing. Tailwater fare. Scuds, midges, sowbugs, and worms. No BWO's quite yet. Need slightly cooler weather. There have been a few callibaetis in limited...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/16/2021

Date: 09/16/2021

The Missouri has been fishing well with hoppers in the afternoon and remains an OK option. There will be a few fish eating tricos at around 10am but don't get your...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/14/2021

Date: 09/14/2021

The Missouri has been fishing well with hoppers in the afternoon and remains an OK option. There will be a few fish eating tricos at around 10am but don't get your...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/10/2021

Date: 09/10/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO!The Missouri has been fishing well with hoppers in the afternoon and remains the best option as it is kinda between hatches atm...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/2/2021

Date: 09/02/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO! The Missouri is fishing well with cold water temps and more time to be on the water. Hopper fishing has been pretty...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/29/2021

Date: 08/29/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO! The Missouri is fishing well with cold water temps and more time to be on the water. Hopper fishing has been here...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/27/2021

Date: 08/27/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO! The Missouri is producing fish right now since the cooler weather moved in. The hopper fishing has slowed but dry fly action...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/22/2021

Date: 08/22/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO! The Missouri is producing fish right now since the cooler weather moved in. The hopper fishing has slowed but dry fly action...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/17/2021

Date: 08/17/2021

No more Hoot Owl Restrictions on the MO! The Missouri is producing fish right now in a couple of different areas. Dry fly fishing will be productive with hoppers, try...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/14/2021

Date: 08/14/2021

Hoot Owl fishing restrictions are in place from Holter Dam down to the Cascade boat ramp. This means no fishing from 2pm to midnight. These state implemented fishing restrictions are...

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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/9/2021

Date: 08/09/2021

Hoot Owl fishing restrictions are in place from Holter Dam down to the Cascade boat ramp. This means no fishing from 2pm to midnight. These state implemented fishing restrictions are...

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