Bitterroot River Montana Fishing Report by The Perfect Fly Store 6.26.21
By angelamontana

Posted: June 28, 2021

The stream levels are down low enough to wade in places and fine for drift boats. The West Fork is in good shape first. Good hatches are taking place.

Stream Conditions:

1170 cfs Level: 3.48 ft Afternoon Water Temperature: 57 Clarity: clear

Stream Flow Data Near Victor:


Recommended Trout Flies:

Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 6/4
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: size 16, 18 nymph, emergers, duns and spinners

Western Green Drakes, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.

Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners

Green Sedge Caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults

Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs and adults

Golden stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults

Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great streamers to use anytime of the year.
Olive and black Matuka sculpin are also very effective flies at this time of the year Blue-winged olives are hatching. Pale Morning duns are hatching. Western green drakes are hatching. Salmonflies are hatching. Golden stoneflies are hatching. Green sedge caddis are hatching.

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