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Fishing Report - Missouri River, Montana
October 09, 2019
The discharges and stream levels are down to normal below Holter, as well as other
sections of the river. It can be fished from drift boats and waded with caution some
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of snow through today, otherwise clear
for the next week. Temperatures will range with highs from 22 to 45 degrees and lows
from 7 to 30 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 6/4
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Scuds, size 16/14
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others.
October Caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin, White Belly sculpin and Articulated streamers are always great
streamers to use on this river. The Missouri River has a good population of sculpins.
Various species of Blue-winged olives hatch mostly on cloudy days.
Scuds are available year-round.
It is almost alway best 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.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Aquatic worms are working.
October Caddis are hatching.
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