Missouri River
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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/19/2019

Jan, 19 2019

The Missouri is a great option if you are willing to drive and has been fishing pretty darn well. The weather is looking good for the near future with high temperatures in the mid 30's. There are several programs that are working right now. The most consistent will probably be…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/15/2019

Jan, 15 2019

The Missouri is at the top of my short list for a full day of fishingand has been fishing pretty darn well. The weather is looking good for the near future with high temperatures in the mid 30's. There are several programs that are working right now. The most consistent…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/11/2019

Jan, 11 2019

The Missouri is at the top of my short list for a full day of fishing. The weather is looking good for the near future, the only issue can be the wind sometimes. There are several programs that are working right now. The most consistent will probably be nymphing. Pink…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/8/2019

Jan, 08 2019

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. Nice weather in Craig starting again tomorrow with high temperatures in the 40's. Fishing can be very productive from about…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/4/2019

Jan, 04 2019

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. Nice weather in Craig headed into the weekend with high temperatures in the 40's. Watch for high winds…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/31/2018

Dec, 31 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. Today and tomorrow will be very cold in Craig but temperatures will be back into the mid…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/28/2018

Dec, 28 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. High temperatures in Craig this weekend will be in the upper 30's. Watch for some very high…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/26/2018

Dec, 26 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. High temperatures in Craig this week will be in the mid 30's. Fishing can be very productive from…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/23/2018

Dec, 23 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. High temperatures in Craig this week will be right around freezing. Fishing can be very productive from about…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/21/2018

Dec, 21 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and Craig looks to be a little warmer than the Bozeman area. High temperatures in Craig this weekend will be nearly 40 degrees. Fishing can be very productive from about 10am to…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/19/2018

Dec, 19 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and it looks to be a little warmer than here. High temperatures in Craig this week will reach nearly 50 degrees! Watch for high winds Tuesday and Wednesday.…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/17/2018

Dec, 17 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and it looks to be a little warmer than here. High temperatures in Craig this week will reach nearly 50 degrees! Watch for high winds until Saturday. Fishing…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/15/2018

Dec, 15 2018

Fishing on the Missouri is a great choice for a full day excursion. The water temps are more consistent than most places and it looks to be a little warmer than here. Fishing can be real productive from about 10am to 3 or 4. Nymphing with pink stuff and Midge…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/13/2018

Dec, 13 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we have heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of course…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/13/2018

Dec, 13 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we have heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of course…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/11/2018

Dec, 11 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we have heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of course…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/7/2018

Dec, 07 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we have heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of course…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/5/2018

Dec, 05 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/2/2018

Dec, 02 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/27/2018

Nov, 27 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/23/2018

Nov, 23 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/19/2018

Nov, 19 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/15/2018

Nov, 15 2018

Fishing on the Missouri has been pretty darn good from what we ahve heard. The Dry Fly action has been slow but with that being said, the swing game has been very productive with wooly buggers in olive and black with some crystal flash size 6 or 8. Nymphing has of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 7/6/2017

Jul, 06 2017

Fishing on the Missouri has been staying productive. The Dry Fly action has been slowing down a little early afternoon unless there is some cloud cover happening. PMD's are tailing off and the Trico's are just getting started. The Caddis hatch and PMD Spinner fall are still worth taking a…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 6/29/2017

Jun, 29 2017

The Dry Fly fishing has continued to be pretty darn good. PMD's have fish looking up until about 3pm and then the fish turn on to Caddis until after dark. Some stretches are seeing some Brown Drakes along with the Caddis. Nymphing has been solid with Crawdads, PMD Nymphs, Midge…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 6/20/2017

Jun, 20 2017

The Missouri is still a great choice. The dry fly fishing has gotten a lot better lately. PMD's have been hatching almost everyday around 11-3. The fish get real tough when they're looking up. It sounds like it's important to have a good selection of emergers and cripples to duns…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 6/12/2017

Jun, 12 2017

The Missouri River is still on the top of my list for a long day trip or a full weekend. Good hatches of Midges, Baetis and Caddis have been bringing fish up here and there if the weather is right. Most reports have had good success nymphing with a combination…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 6/3/2017

Jun, 03 2017

The Missouri River is one of the better choices for moving water a person can make. The Prickly Pear and Dearborn aren't dumping too much dirt anymore. Nymphing has been the most productive program for the majority of the day. Some of the better combos have included a Crawdad, Sow…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 5/24/2017

May, 24 2017

The Missouri River is staying up around 11000cfs right now. The Prickley Pear is dropping a little but the Dearborn is coming up. As the river keeps rising, Hot Bead Flies will usually be king. Baetis and PMD Nymphs will work as well as long as the river stays kind…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 5/21/2017

May, 21 2017

The Missouri River is up to about 1100cfs right now. The Dearborn and Prickly Pear have cleaned up quite a bit so people can spread out a little again. As the river keeps rising, the Hot Bead stuff will be more and more important. A person will probably want to…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 5/18/2017

May, 18 2017

The Missouri River is still one of the better choices for a long day or a weekend. The fishing has been hard to beat anywhere else in the area. It's been cold enough to slow the Caddis down a little but they will certainly pick back up when it warms…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 5/10/2017

May, 10 2017

The flows on the Missouri have been steadily rising pretty good. The fishing has been staying very good by most reports though. Not a whole lot of great dry fly action going on yet except on the cloudy or stormy days. Nymphing has been most productive with Sow Bugs, Sow…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 5/2/2017

May, 02 2017

The flows on the Missouri have been rising a little but has still been fishing pretty well. Midges are still the most productive hatch for the most part, depending on which stretch on what day. Baetis have been around here and there and should probably improve with a little warmer…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 4/13/2017

Apr, 13 2017

The Missouri has been fishing well for the most part. It sounds like nymphing has been the most consistent with a few real good days with Streamers and a few real good days with dries. Best nymphs have been pink or pink with a hot bead paired with a Midge…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 3/18/2017

Mar, 18 2017

The Missouri has continued to improve over the last few days. It sounds like the Midges have been hatching in good numbers and the Dry Fly fishing has gotten a lot better. The Streamer fishing has gotten pretty good as well. Natural colors like olive, brown or black have been…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 3/11/2017

Mar, 11 2017

The Missouri is fishing well. Some Midge hatches have a few fish looking up here and there depending on the wind. The Streamer bite has been picking up too. The Nymphing has been most consistent still with Pink stuff and Midge Pupas leading the assault. The fish are still in…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 3/4/2017

Mar, 04 2017

The few reports we've gotten from up that way have been pretty good lately. A little windy but not bad. Most people have said Nymphing has been the most productive, with some moments of glory on Streamers or Dries. Midges have really just started to get the fish looking up.…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/21/2017

Feb, 21 2017

We've gotten a few good reports from the Missouri this weekend. It sounds like Nymphing is still the most productive way to catch a lot of fish right now. The Midge hatches are starting to pick up and so has the Dry Fly fishing. The fish certainly aren't rising everywhere…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/17/2017

Feb, 17 2017

The reports coming in from the Missouri lately have been alot more possitive than last week. The temps have warmed up quite a bit and the fish are feeling good. A few more fish have started to pod up and eat some Midges off the surface. Not everywhere but in…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 2/11/2017

Feb, 11 2017

The "Mighty Mo" should start to pick up a little now. It has been real cold up there lately. If the warm trend continues things will start happening quick. The Czech Nymph, Scud, Sow Bug, Midge Pupa combo's will probably work the best for numbers, hopefully we will start seeing…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/30/2016

Jan, 30 2017

The Missouri continues to be a great option as long as the weather is cooperating a little. The weather looks good later this week and well into next. Hopefully we will start seeing a nice warm trend. We still need to appease the snow gods but it can be a…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/24/2016

Jan, 24 2017

The fishing on the Missouri has been good the last several days. It looks like the weather is cooling off a little early this week but has the potential to warm up closer to the weekend. Nothing has changed as far as fly selection. Pink stuff and Midges will probably…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/21/2016

Jan, 21 2017

The reports from the Missouri have been pretty darn good the last few days. The sections below either Houser or Holter have been producing some real nice fish. There is definately some room for improvement on the weathers end though. The fish are hanging out in the real slow holes,…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/16/2016

Jan, 16 2017

Temps are going to be creeping up this week, so if you are lucky enough to have a day off mid week the Missouri might just be perfect. We are looking at 40's and mild winds. Like most tailwaters this time of year, fly selections can and should be kind…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/31/2016

Dec, 31 2016

If the roads stay good the Missouri might be worth the drive a couple days this week. The temps are going to be in the negatives mid week though. The water between Wolf Creek and Craig will probably have the best water temps. Stay in the slow, deep water and…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/27/2016

Dec, 27 2016

It looks like the temps might be alright for some mid day fishing around Wolf Creek and Craig this week. It might not be worth the drive for everyone, but if your determined to get up there the fishing should be quite good. Whether you are swinging with a spey…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/23/2016

Dec, 23 2016

The Missouri is clear of ice and slush all the way to about Cascade. It has been so cold up that way we havn't gotten any fresh reports the last couple of weeks. It looks like it is going to be another blizzardy weekend as well. The good news is…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/17/2016

Dec, 17 2016

We're in for another cold snap, but when it warms up again, and you're determined to catch a trout, consider the Missouri. The best time to fish will be from around 10am-3pm. Nymphing the slow, deep runs with a Pink or Rainbow Czech Nymph and a Midge Pupa. The water…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/4/2016

Dec, 04 2016

As we get our first real bout of Winter cold, our choices for fishing open water dwindles. We basically have two choices, Spring Creeks or below a dam. The sections just below Hauser or Holter are as good as it gets. The water will usually remain ice free for quite…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/27/2016

Nov, 27 2016

The fishing on the Missouri has been a little hit or miss from the couple of reports we've gotten the last day or two. The Streamer bite seems to be the most consistent the last couple of days. Either being somewhat aggressive or swinging slow through the deep spots have…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/19/2016

Nov, 19 2016

The Missouri is still fishing well after the cold snap. A few Baetis have been hatching lately but are still kind of over shadowed by the Midges. The Dry Fly fishing still has some room for improvement though.The Streamer fishing should be improving as the water temps drop a little…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/09/2016

Nov, 09 2016

The weather is too nice not to think about a weekend or long day on the Missouri. Fishing has been pretty darn good. Baetis and Midges have been hatching ok when it isn't too windy. Be ready to go through the whole hatch, from Nymphs to Emergers to Cripples and…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/04/2016

Nov, 04 2016

The Missouri should still be on your short list for longer day or weekend trip. The weather is nice and the roads are clear, not a bad time to go. The fish are starting to move to their winter program, so unless there is a pretty decent hatch going on…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/29/2016

Oct, 29 2016

The Missouri is still holding it's own. Fishing remains top shelf. The Baetis and Midge hatches have been quite productive lately. A larger Attractor Fly like a #14-16 Purple Haze or Royal Wulff as the top fly and a #18-20 BWO or Midge off the back has been a great…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/18/2016

Oct, 18 2016

Reports from the Missouri have been real good the last couple of days. Like the rest of us, they had severe winds over the weekend too. Baetis and Midges have been the prime hatches, and probably worth a trip for. Some friends have been up there for a couple of…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/13/2016

Oct, 13 2016

The fishing on the Missouri is still very good. After a little spike in anglers the crowds have cleared out quite a bit as have the weeds. Midges and Baetis have been providing patient anglers with good dry fly action. It has been important to have a couple different stages…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/02/2016

Oct, 02 2016

The fishing on the Missouri remains pretty solid even though the traffic has picked up a little. From most reports the only "Must Haves" are some sort of Crawdad your confident in, #18 Baetis Nymph, #16 Sow Bug, #18 Zebra Midge. The fun flies to have in case you see…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/27/2016

Sep, 27 2016

The Missouri is still one of our top choices for a long day or a weekend trip. No crowds to speak of, weeds aren't bad, plenty of fish, and a few bugs to keep those fish looking up. Most of the guides have still been running a Crawdad / Baetis…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/18/2016

Sep, 18 2016

The few reports we've been getting from the Missouri have been real good. The Psuedo's are still out along with some Baetis providing for some real decent dry fly fishing at times. It can be hard to make a whole day with dries but you should certainly have a rod…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 9/7/2016

Sep, 07 2016

The Missouri River is fishing pretty well. The Baetis hatch got a shot in the arm with the weather, providing for some good dry fly fishing lately. Duns, Emergers and Cripples have all been important. The weeds have been steadily thinning out making the nymphing a little easier. Crawdads and…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/31/2016

Aug, 31 2016

The Missouri River has been hanging in there and fishing pretty decent. The weeds aren’t even too bad from what we’ve heard. For the dry or die folks there are still some tricos kicking around and baetis should be on there way soon. Terrestrials are still working too, hoppers and…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/22/2016

Aug, 22 2016

The Missouri River is still a great option for a long day or a weekend trip. The Trico's have slowed down a little, but is worth getting up a little earlier in the morning for. The Hopper and Ant fishing has been decent below Craig. The majority of action has…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/08/2016

Aug, 08 2016

The fishing on the Missouri is getting a little better with the last few cooler evenings. The Trico's are still the best hatch on the river right now. They have been starting first thing in the morning and lasting until around noon or so depending on the heat, wind, etc.…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/29/2016

Jul, 29 2016

The fishing on the Missouri is hanging in there. Tricos are definately the best hatch going right now. It can be worth the extra effort to be up there first thing in the morning if you want to be sure and catch the Spinner fall. A person can catch a…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/25/2016

Jul, 25 2016

The Missouri has been fishing pretty well still. The flows have been a little funky lately, but hasn't seemed to screw with the fish too much. Tricos are definately the dominant hatch right now. The dry fly fishing has been best first thing in the morning until the wind comes…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/22/2016

Jul, 22 2016

Flows out of the dam have been changing the last few days.  No one from the shop has been on the water since monday so I couldnt say how the fishing has been, but when the flows are changing the fishing usually slows down. The Trico numbers have been good…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/19/2016

Jul, 19 2016

The Missouri fished great last week but slow Sunday afternoon and Monday for us.  We did well Sunday moring up above Craig on the Pulsa Rig with a Rusty Magic Fly. Sunday night Craig got about four inches of rain in a hour around 2am which turned the fishing off…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/18/2016

Jul, 18 2016

The Missouri is fishing pretty well right now. There are clouds of Tricos in the morning as well as some PMD's. There is enough dry fly action going on to keep you busy. Certainly not every fish is rising all day long but enough to have a little fun. Nymphing…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/17/2016

Jul, 17 2016

The Missouri is in good shape still. Tricos are hatching first thing in the morning, moving to PMD's a little later depending on the wind or sun. The clowdy days have been a little better for PMD's. The Canyon section has a few fish looking for Hoppers, but a little…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/12/2016

Jul, 12 2016

The Missouri is still fishing pretty darn good. It's changed a little over the past few days. The PMD's have dropped off a bunch but the Tricos are starting to get thck in the mornings. The fish seem to be eating them best in the Canyon section right now. Caddis…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 06/29/2016

Jun, 29 2016

The Missouri is still certainly worth the effort. PMD's and Caddis are still hatching in good numbers. Even the hot, sunny days have been producing fish on dries, certainly not every everywhere all the time but enough to keep a dry fly rod rigged. The fish are definately getting picky.…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 06/24/2016

Jun, 24 2016

The Missouri is fishing well, especially considering some of the crowds have depleted somewhat as most of our rivers are fishable again. PMD's and Caddis seem to be the majority of hatches to look forward to. Tricos should be happening pretty quickly though. Most reports say a Crawdad and small…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 06/19/2016

Jun, 19 2016

The Missouri is still fishing well considering the crowds the last week or so. Now that all our other waters around the state are clearing up and Salmon Flies are hatching, the crowds should deminish a little. PMD's seem to be the most productive hatch even thogh the fish are…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 06/09/2016

Jun, 09 2016

The Missouri is still one of the best places to be fishing right now. PMD's are hatching in good numbers and most people have been abel to find enough risers to keep them busy for a while, or at least split up the nymphing a little. When the PMD's are…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/28/2016

May, 28 2016

The Missouri is still one of the best places to be fishing right now. PMD's are hatching in good numbers and most people have been abel to find enough risers to keep them busy for a while, or at least split up the nymphing a little. When the PMD's are…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/28/2016

May, 28 2016

This river is looking beautiful, full-blown greenery surrounding the MO' right now. If the fishing isn't the best, you're sure to enjoy the spectacular scenery. The flows on the Missouri are still up a little, but this river can fish well high! I had the most love fishing deep with…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/19/2016

May, 19 2016

The flows on the Missouri have gone up a little but the fishing is still worth the drive. Nymphing is the most consistant right now, with things like a Wire Worm and a Tailwater Sow Bug leading the charge. Hot Bead Sow Bugs and Pink Scuds are good candidates as…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/14/2016

May, 14 2016

Reports from the Missouri continue to very possitive. Baetis and March Browns continue to be the strongest hatches right now, although you may still find the occasional fish eating Midges, and Caddis shouldn't be too far off. Streamers have been productive as well, color seems to be a little more…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/11/2016

May, 11 2016

The Missouri seems to be one of the best bets if you want to fish moving water. The Baetis have been hatching fantastic lately. Start looking for them to come off around 11am-noon or so and should last a couple of hours. Some days are better than others as far…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 05/05/2016

May, 05 2016

The Missouri has still been fishing pretty darn good. Baetis, midges and a few march browns have been on the water. Depending on the day or the person, some are having decent dry fly action most are not. Pink stuff seems to be the best going right now, especially whith…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 04/28/2016

Apr, 28 2016

The Missouri has been very good as of late. March Brown, bwo's and midges are making for the dry fly action, and nymph fishing has been excellent. Firebead and mayfly nymphs are catching lots of fish down below. Streamer reports aren't very good with so many insects for trout to…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 04/23/2016

Apr, 23 2016

The Missouri is a good option this time of year. Fish should be starting to look up more and more as we head towards May. There are plenty of midges out and some baetis starting to show up as well. Nymphing with the normal tailwater stuff and anything pink has…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 04/12/2016

Apr, 12 2016

The Missouri is a good option this time of year. Fish should be starting to look up more and more as we head towards May. There are plenty of midges out and some baetis starting to show up as well. Nymphing with the normal tailwater stuff and anything pink has…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 1/20/2016

Jan, 20 2016

The Missouri should definately be on your short list for a long day trip or a nice weekend. The temps are rising a little and the days are getting longer, making a couple hour drive a little more worth it. The Midges hatches have been improving enough to plan…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 12/27/2015

Dec, 27 2015

The Missouri is still a great option. It has been a little cold and looks like it might stay cold until New Years Day or so. The River will fish best from the Dam to Craig or a little downstream. Nymphing the slow deep holes is usually the most…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/28/2015

Nov, 28 2015

The Missouri is still fishig pretty darn good right now. There isn't any slush below Howser Dam or below Holter. The fish have moved into the slow deep runs for the Winter months. The fish have been eating Scuds, Sow Bugs or Czech Nymphs with a Tungsten Midge Pupa…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/18/2015

Nov, 18 2015

The Missouri is a great option as we get into the Winter. You don't need to be fishing until 9 or 10 and you're done by 4 or 5. The Baetis hatches have turned to Midges but the fish are rising to them throughout the day. The Streamer bite…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 11/10/2015

Nov, 10 2015

The Missouri is fishing great right now. The BWO hatches have been pretty regular in the afternoons lately, especially when it's been cloudy and wet. Guys are getting it done with Streamers as well since the weeds aren't an issue this time of year. On a nice weather day…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/12/2015

Oct, 12 2015

Reports from the MO were pretty good this weekend despite the wind on Sunday. There are still plenty of Psudo's out, a few Trcos,  as well as some Baetis. Not every fish is looking up, but enough to make a set up dry fly rod worth while. The Streamer…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 10/05/2015

Oct, 05 2015

Reports from the Missouri were great this weekend. I guess 35 with some rain and snow mixed in helps the trout fishing a little. The Baetis really popped the last few days. Nymphing with a Midge Pupa or San Juan Worm and a Baetis Nymph has been about the…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 09/29/2015

Sep, 29 2015

We have had a few reports of decent dry fly fishing on the MO lately but we expect some rain and cooler temps later this week so it should get alot better. Pseudos and Baetis should be on the menu. Nymphing with a Midge Pupa and a Baetis Nymph…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 09/24/2015

Sep, 24 2015

Pseudos are still hatching for those looking for a challenge with the dries. Tricos are still around but near the end of the season now. Deeper nymph rigs are good in the morning until the hatch gets going when people are going with dry droppers of short nymph rigs.…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/24/2015

Aug, 24 2015

The Missouri River is continuing to fish as well as you can expect for this time of the season. Tricos are tapering off and the pseudos are getting started. Longer and lighter leaders and tippet are usually required to entice a bite or two. Size 20-24 B.W.O.'s seem to…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/16/2015

Aug, 16 2015

The Missouri River is always good for a few fish. The dam section has been nymphing well with small mayfly nymphs and tailwater stuff. Hoppers have also been getting a few fish to eat. Mornings are providing the best fishing at the moment, so get out early and relax…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/10/2015

Aug, 10 2015

The Missouri is fishing well right now and the pressure is easing up a bit with some of the other rivers around picking up. It sounds like mornings have produced the best fishing for the most part. There are still some tricos around, and hopper fishing has picked up…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 08/03/2015

Aug, 03 2015

The Tricos have been coming off in good numbers and fishing has been decent to great depending on the day.  Nymphing an assortment of bugs such as the Tung Dart, the Split Case PMD, and the Zebra Midge have been getting it done up by the dam.  We have…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/18/2015

Jul, 18 2015

If you like techy dry fly fishing to picky fish the Missouri is a good option right now with good numbers of Tricos and PMDs. The nymphing has also been good through the upper stretches, mostly with smaller mayfly nymphs. Some weeds are starting to show up so be…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/13/2015

Jul, 13 2015

The Missouri River is crowded but remains a solid option.  The nymphing above Craig has been good on an assortment of Caddis soft hackles and PMD nymphs.  Anglers are running long leaders up high in mid river and switching to short leash rigs in the shallower runs.  Tricos are…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/09/2015

Jul, 09 2015

The Missouri River is crowded but remains a solid option.  The nymphing above Craig has been good on an assortment of Caddis and PMD nymphs.  Anglers are running long leaders up high and switching to short leash rigs in the shallower runs.  Tricos are back out in full force…

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Missouri River Fishing Report 07/04/2015

Jul, 04 2015

The Missouri River is fishing well at the moment. If you like throwing dries there are Caddis, PMD’s, Yellow Sallies, and Tricos starting to show up. The tricos should start to get pretty in the next week or so. All the usual nymph stuff is working as well. Most…

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