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Fly Fish for Kokanee Salmon

Everything You Need to Know About Fly Fishing for Kokanee

When most fly anglers think about fly fishing in freshwater sources, they rarely think of kokanee salmon. While they’re not as crucial as the other gamefish, they can give you an exhilarating fishing experience thanks to their scrappy behaviors that guarantee you an aerobatic flight with some explosive runs. Therefore, why don’t you pursue them …

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Fly Fishing on the Clark Fork MT

Where to Fly Fish on the Clark Fork River MT (Maps, Flies and Technique)

The Clark Fork River, located in Western Montana, is a beautiful fishery for rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and endangered bull trout. Although mining has had detrimental effects in the past, this large river has recovered and remains a quality fishery with the help of the surrounding communities. Thirty years ago, fish populations were almost nonexistent but …

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Rainbow from Colorado River

Where to Fly Fish on the Colorado River, CO (Maps, Flies and Way More)

You might not recognize the mighty Colorado at its headwaters in the Kawuneeche Valley. Up here, the river is small enough to jump across in many places, and flows through marshy meadows and beaver ponds before collecting its strength in three major reservoirs: Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Lake Granby. Below these lakes, the …

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Madison River Montana Fly Fishing

Where to Fly Fish on the Madison River, Montana (Maps, Flies and Technique)

The Madison River is a bucket list river for most fly fishers.  A promise of big trout and a beautiful mountain backdrop with easy-to-read riffles and runs. With the headwaters at the confluence of the Firehole and Gibbons rivers within Yellowstone National Park the river flows through storybook mountain lakes like Hebgen Lake and Earthquake …

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Fly Fishing on Yellowstone River Montana

Where to Fly Fish on the Yellowstone River MONTANA (Maps, Flies and Technique)

After leaving the park, the Yellowstone becomes a part of Montana. Below Gardiner the river fishes well all the way to Laurel. The most popular and productive stretch in Montana is from Gardiner to Livingston which is a little over 125 miles of water. The Yellowstone River outside of the park is a true gem.  …

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Where to fly fish on Big Hole River Montana

Best Places to Fly Fishing on the Big Hole River Montana (Maps, Flies and More)

The Big Hole River, located in Southwestern Montana, is well known for its trophy size brown and rainbow trout. There is also a good population of cutthroat trout, brook trout, and grayling as well. The diversity of this river provides excellent angling for people of all skill levels bringing them to the Big Hole from …

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