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Beaverhead River, Montana - Fishing Report -
April 25, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are running low and that's just fine for this time
of the season. Our customers are catching trout, or at least one did this past
week. The weather is a little cooler and the water clear. Streamers like the Brown
sculpin and stonefly nymphs are working good.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain or snow everyday for the
next week but Saturday. Highs will range from 43 to 49 degrees and lows from 26
to 32 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/20, nymphs, emegers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Olive Matuka and Black Matuka Sculpin Streamers are great flies to use for the
larger trout. Crawl them on the bottom in the deepest water. Brown Sculpin and White
Belly Sculpin are great flies to use at this time of the year.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Little Brown Stoneflies are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
We still think a good strategy is to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator
with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult
midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
|Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (email@example.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
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