Entries by EddieO

Winter Update

The Bitterroot snowpack is looking pretty good at 115% of normal. There is still quite a bit of winter left so lets hope this trend continues. If you are into winter fly fishing there are a few opportunities to fish. Fishing nymph rigs deep in the slower runs can get you hooked up on the […]

Fall Fishing!

Finally after a long period of forest fires along with heat and smoke , the weather has turned to fall conditions… Last week brought us a good amount of rain and snow in the mountains dousing the fires for good. The change in weather is also great for fly fishing… The cool wet weather has […]

Dog Days of Summer…

After a couple weeks of warm dry weather the Bitterroot has dropped significantly….. While there are still some hatches about, we are settling into late summer conditions.. Low clear water is having us change tactics.. Morning fishing is the best option , getting on the water  and off early before the heat of the day… […]

Independence Day Report!

The Bitterroot river is in great shape and providing some of the best dry fly action of the season. After high water in June, river flows are at average levels which makes for good float and wade conditions. Abundant hatches are helping as well… Golden stones, green and gray drakes, pmd, and caddis are emerging […]

High Water!

The Bitterroot is currently high, off color, and unfishable. The river remained stable most of April but several days of 80 plus air temps have got the run-off going in a big way. Run-off should be big and extended thanks to a snow pack of 120%. Its a bit hard to predict but I don’t […]

Tax Day Report

The Bitterroot river is in great shape with the lowest levels we have seen in a few weeks… Cool weather has slowed the snow melt and led to the drop and good water clarity.. The hatches have been prolific and consistent. There are large numbers of Skwalas emerging and the may flies have provided consistent […]