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March 15th Fishing Report


With our first real shot of warm weather, the fishing has improved greatly. Yes there are a few Skwalas out and about and a determined angler can certainly get some fish to look up. Things will only improve over the next week or so. For now your best bet is to throw a dry dropper consisting of a good floating skwala pattern followed by a deep dropper nymph such as a Worm, PT or Stone Fly Nymph. Mornings will be almost exclusively underneath. The late afternoons will be your best opportunity for dry fly fishing. You might see a few other bugs out and about, like Numora (Smaller Stone Fly), BWO's and Midges. We have a huge selection of bugs in stock along with all the gear you might need for a day on the water. We'll be on the water every day so if you need an up to the minute report don't hesitate to call the shop.

HOT FLIES for the BITTERROOT

-DRIES-

#10 - 12 Anorexic Chubby - Peacock

#10 - 14 Anorexic Chubby - Purple

#10 - 14 Anorexic Chubby - Olive

#10 Widow's Web Skwala

#12 Half Down Skwala

#8 - 12 Rastaman Skwala

#12 - 16 Delectable Two Tone Chubby Olive

#8 - 12 Bullet Head Skwala

#10 Delectable Secret Skwala

#14 Fat Frank Olive

#10 - 12 Freddie Olive

#18 Para Midge

#18 - 20 Ext Body BWO

#18 Hi Viz BWO Emerger

-NYMPHS-

#10 Rubber Worm Pink

#10 Rubber Worm Red

#8 - 12 Blk/Coffee Rubberleg

#8 - 12 Tan/Coffee Rubberleg

#14 - 16Tung Jig Slim Jim Olive

#14 - 16Tung Jig PT

#20 Tung Midge Red

#20 Tung Midge Black

#18 Tung BWO Redemption

#10 - 12 Skipper Skwala

-STREAMERS-

#6 Copper/Silver Kreelex

#6 Copper/Silver/Gold Kreelex

#6 JJ Sparkle Minnow

#4 Conrad Sculpin Olive


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