Montana Fishing Reports

The Fins and Feathers Montana fishing reports are regularly updated by our Bozeman fly fishing guides and friends in the Montana fly fishing community. Anglers fishing reports deliver suggested tactics, recommended fly patterns, access maps, live streamflow feeds, shuttle information, and detailed Montana fishing overviews for each river.

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Montana Fishing Reports

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Gallatin River

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

Fly fishing Montana's Gallatin River is a good option throughout the colder months. Being the closest blue-ribbon stream to Bozeman, MT, the Gallatin River offers many Montana anglers year-long fishing...

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Upper Madison

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

Fly fishing in Montana on the Madison River during winter boasts some of the best angling opportunities. The Madison River is full of structure that is ideal for trout even...

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Lower Madison

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

The Madison River fly fishing during the winter months can be some of the best fly fishing Montana has to offer. Close to Bozeman, MT, the lower stretches (Ennis Dam...

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Yellowstone River

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

Fishing Yellowstone during the winter can be challenging. The trout hang very deep and feed little due to water temperatures. Tail-waters like the Madison River or Missouri River are typically the better...

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Missouri River

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

The best fly fishing on the Missouri River is below Holter and Hauser dams, near Craig, MT. These areas provide opportunities for Montana anglers with sub-surface and surface action even...

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Bighorn River

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

The Big Horn River near Fort Smith, MT, is some of the best fly fishing in the state. The tailwater provides an extremely healthy trout population that offers Montana anglers...

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Jefferson River

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

The Jefferson River in Montana is a beautiful, Cottonwood-lined stream that is often overlooked. Only a half hour from Bozeman, MT, and home to some of the larger trout in...

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Depuy's Spring Creek

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

Depuy's Spring Creek offers anglers with opportunities year-round access to Montana trout fishing. This private stream just requires a rod fee to access, and you will constantly be challenged by...

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Bozeman Fishing Reports

Last Updated: 02/22/2024

Fishing around Bozeman, MT, has been great lately. This mild winter has allowed many areas to be open that aren't usually options. There hasn't been many days to get out...

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