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Big Hole River, Montana - Fishing Report - June 01, 2017
The runoff is underway and the stream levels very high in all sections. The water is
muddy to highly stained and not worth fishing under these conditions. All you can do
is to stay in touch with us. We will keep you informed as to the status of the runoff.


Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain today and Sunday and Monday.
Highs will range from
64 to 79 degrees and lows from 38 to 43 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 6150 cfs
Level: 5.37 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: stained to muddy
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Melrose
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners size 20/16, nymphs and adults
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
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
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Some areas have good concentrations of various species of blue-winged olive nymphs and fishing an
imitation of them is an alternative strategy.
Fish the Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin or the Brown or White Belly Sculpin streamer anytime
during low light conditions, or early and late in the day. They are good flies for the larger trout.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching. Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching good.  
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.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.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
Priority Mail.  
Fly Fishing Big Hole River,
Montana
A description of the Big Hole River,
Guide to fly fishing the Big Hole River,
Big Hole River fishing seasons, and
much more