Missoula is home to world class trout rivers including the Bitterroot River, Blackfoot River and Clark Fork River. Each of these unique rivers offer anglers tremendous fly fishing opportunities and the ability to fish multiple waters and catch multiple species of trout during one trip to the area.
The Missoula areas greatest asset is it’s diversity and then some:
- Healthy populations of Brown, Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout
- Beautiful scenery and incredible river features around every bend
- Incredible dry fly hatches that bring trout to the surface
- Excellent hatches and fly fishing conditions from March – November
Simply Put: The Missoula area is a fly fisher’s dream come true!
Learn More About Each River
The Missoula area boasts hundreds of miles of world class trout fishing rivers — making it the perfect home base for your fishing trip! Learn more about our home waters.
Bitterroot River Rock Creek
Blackfoot River Missouri River
Clark Fork River Small Streams
Missoula Montana Fly Fishing Overview
Missoula is one of the major fly fishing hubs in Montana because of its close proximity to hundred’s of miles of highly productive trout water in every direction. The Clark Fork River and its two main tributaries, the Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers, creates a watershed that offers anglers incredible trout habitat and prolific insect hatches. The cold, clean water of these three distinctly unique rivers creates healthy populations of Brown, Rainbow, Cutthroat, and even the endangered Bull Trout.