How’s the Bitterroot Fishing?

November 12, 2017

 

We’ve had a few nice days of weather this week and the fishing has actually been pretty good. With more of the same in the forecast for the upcoming week get out while you can. The river traffic is almost non existent and your favorite spot will likely be void of any fishing pressure. You might find a few heads up eating midges in select spots but your go to technique should be either Nymphing or Swinging Streamers. As the water temps drop look for the warmer parts of the day to be your most productive. 

 

Flies to use on the Bitterroot River today

NYMPHS:
#14-16 Jig Head - Tung Bead PT
#14-16 Jig Head - Tung Bead Brush Hog
#12-14 Jig Head - Tung Bead Prince
#14-16 Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail
#8-12 Black and Coffee Rubber Legs
#8-12 Tan and Coffee Rubber Legs
#16 Shop Vac
#18 Blue Electric Midge
#14-18 Lightening Bug

DRY FLIES:
#16-20 Purple Haze
#14-16 Brindle Chute
#18 BWO Emerger
#20 Parachute Midge

STREAMERS:
#6 Olive Big Gulp Sculpin
#6 Tan Big Gulp Sculpin
#4 Olive Circus Peanut
#4 Olive Butt Monkey
#4 Olive Sex Dungeon
#4 Tan Sex Dungeon 

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