Flathead River & Forks
Doing well on the mainstem early mornings with large attractor flies, Chubbys, Foam Hoppers or Stimulators in orange/yellows. On the forks try PMDs, Elk Hair Caddis, Purple Haze or Humpys.Upper Swan River
Doing well for Trout. Spinners: Try your Rooster tails in orange or yellow. Fly Fishermen: PMDs or Hoppers.
Nice Salmon: 40’-60’. Trolling dodgers and small spoons. Good Rainbow: trolling shorelines early and late. Pike are being caught at the south end in the early mornings, look in the weeds.
Loon Lake (TCL)
On the West side there is some good Bass action on plastics and crank baits. Also, Crappie and Perch near the weed edges or wood. Troll flick shad for Rainbow in the main lake.
Good Rainbows in the early mornings. Trolling small flies like Wooly Bugger or plugs.
Excellent Bass, Pike and Walleye. Look down 20’ along weed edges for Bass and Walleye. The Pike are deep in the weed beds.
Still hearing good numbers of fillet size Perch and a few small Pike.
Great numbers of smaller Pike. Try spinner baits. Also, some big Perch! Be sure to check regs: Perch are 10 over 10” on Smith.
Few Salmon still biting. Trolling deep 40’-50’ in the early mornings on the North End. Getting a few good reports for Small mouth Bass around the deep points.
Some Salmon action but mostly nice Perch in the deep weed beds.
Flathead River Sloughs
Good Pike in the very early mornings. Some nice Bass reports too. Try deep weed beds for Pike with large jerk baits. Try the shallow diving crank baits for Bass.