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Old 06-30-2013, 03:15 PM
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Default Re: Northern Montana?

Montana has many great rivers, but this area in particular has the best combination of scenic vistas and some great fishing. Here is some info for you guys if you are thinking of making your way to MT.

Rivers
North fork is the largest tributary of the Flathead
The Middle Fork starts outside of the Great Bear Wilderness
South Fork begins deep in the Bob Marshall Wilderness
Water
Low in nutrient content
Clear and cold
Fish
Cutthroats 8-12
Spawning Bull Trout "it is illegal to intentionally fish for or keep a bull trout."
Gear
5 weight line
Caddis Dries
Stone Fly Dries
Stone fly nymphs
woolly buggers
Seasons
Spring: Late springtime has some fishing except during runoff.
Summer: The Summer is be best time for fly fishing the North Fork.
Fall: Early Fall can be good.

This is some general info, for more call David Brown at stump town anglers Whitefish Montana Fly Fishing Orvis Shop | Flyfishing Tackle | Fishing Guide or upland water adventures Upland Water Adventures - Home
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