Fishing Reports

Missoula Fly Fishing Report – May 3, 2020.

  We are excited to announce that we are now back on the water and starting to guide again. Under the current restrictions we are allowed to guide Montana residents and non-residents who have met the 14 day self quarantine requirement. If you meet these criteria and would like to get out on the water […]

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report – April 26, 2020.

Hello everyone, we have been slacking lately and missed the last few reports. Quick recap, the fishing was unreal! We are excited to announce that we will be allowed to get back on the water and start guiding again. Under the current restrictions we are allowed to guide Montana residents and non-residents who have met […]

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report – April 5, 2020.

  First of all I hope everyone is staying healthy with everything that is going on. States are taking new measures every day to keep the public safe and healthy, with that in mind be courteous of everyones personal space. If you pull up to a fishing access and there are ten cars in front […]

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Missoula Fly Fishing Report – March 29, 2020.

  I hope that you’re all enjoying the fresh air and sunshine while we are still able. I have heard that Washington, Idaho, and Oregon have closed their rivers to fishing. I hope that this does not happen in Montana but who knows where all of this is heading. We are experiencing a fantastic spring […]

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Changes at MOF

Dan Mahoney Montana

A letter to my friends and customers By Dan Mahoney Ever since I landed a job working in a fly shop back in 2002, I have treated guiding as a profession and worked hard to master the craft.  After nine years of rowing for various other outfitters, I started Missoula on the FIy in 2013 and built […]

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No Shanty Needed

skwala hatch report

Leave Your Augers at Home For the first time in months we don’t need an auger to fish the Bitterroot! This morning we saw the first late-winter stonefly (capnia) on our window screen, and the 12-seeds are taking it to the 5-seeds — sure signs that spring fishing in Missoula is upon us, and one […]

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New Season

Winter Fishing Report

Now that our hunting seasons have all but wound down, our bird dogs can nurse sore joints and lick their paws while we return to the desk and focus our attention on the 2019 season. It’s hard to believe that we will be hollering at Pat for shuttles and throwing dry flies in a couple […]

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Season (Almost) in the Net

October on the Blackfoot River

  After a very very busy fall, the quiet season of late October seems even quieter this year. The long spell of cloudless days and sixty degree afternoons, coupled with a few hours of rising fish each afternoon, is making for a languid close to the season. We still have a few trips running each […]

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