Missouri River Fishing Report August 4, 2022 - Fins & Feathers
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Missouri River Fishing Report 8/4/2022

Date: 08/04/2022

Current Conditions

 Tricos are popping up near Craig in huge numbers. Caddis and hoppers have also been on the menu. Fishing a caddis in the trico hatch can make a big difference in the number of fish you catch. Now is the time to hit the Mo before the month of August brings pickier fish and decreased hatches. Terrestrials can be good as well. Ans, beetles, and hoppers are on the menu especially if you are fishing lower on the river. 

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Fins & Feathers is a full-service Bozeman fly shop and Montana fly fishing outfitter. Missouri River fly fishing trips are available year-round with our Bozeman fly fishing guides.

    Flows

    4150 CFS
    On 2022-8-4

    Streamflow

    Missouri River Fishing Report 8/4/2022 Streamflow

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    Special Rates

    We offer a variety of special rates in addition to our standard full and half-day guided fly fishing options in Bozeman, Montana. These special itineraries are designed for anglers with intermediate to advanced fly fishing skills that are looking to focus their vacation on fly fishing the waters of Southwest Montana.

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    Half-Day Guided Trip

    Looking for a quick introduction to fly fishing or only have a few hours to get out on the water with one of our fly fishing guides? A half-day float on the lower Madison is likely to be the perfect choice.

    • Half-Day Trips Are 3-4 Hours in Duration
    • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
    • Half-Day Float Trips On The Lower Madison River Only
    • Ideal For Families With Small Children (6+ Years Old)
    • Fishing Licenses,Lunches and Gratuities Are Not Included
    • Tackle and Drinks are Included
    • Waders and Boots are available during inclement weather
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    Fins & Feathers is a full-service Bozeman fly shop and Montana fly fishing outfitter. Missouri River fly fishing trips are available year-round with our Bozeman fly fishing guides.

    For Yellowstone River Shuttles Contact:

    CrossCurrents Fly Shop: (406) 235-3433
    Headhunters Fly Shop: (406) 235-3447


    The Missouri River is formed with the confluence of the Jefferson, Madison, and Gallatin rivers near Three Forks, Montana. The blue-ribbon stretches of the river are generally considered downstream in the “tail-water” sections, which are formed below several reservoirs. The best trout fishing section of the Missouri River is the stretch of river downstream from Holter Lake that our guides fish in the spring and early summer. Closer to Bozeman is the stretch of the Missouri River around Toston Reservoir which is a great mid-summer Carp destination that also holds a few large trout seasonally.

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