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Blackfoot River

Blackfoot River

The Blackfoot River is a world class fly fishing destination, offering anglers a chance to catch wild trout in its crystal-clear waters. It is renowned for its beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and great fly fishing. The Blackfoot River headwaters are located northeast of Missoula, Montana. From there, the river winds its way southwest, passing through lush forests and steep canyons as it makes its way towards Missoula. 


With its healthy population of rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, the Blackfoot River is a favorite spot for anglers throughout the season. The rivers best months are June and July with excellent Salmon fly, Golden Stone, Green Drake, PMD, and Yellow Sally hatches to just name a few. 


Late July brings a spruce moth hatch that can last for weeks. This hatch peaks late morning and can be excellent dry fly fishing. The Blackfoot season finishes with the October caddis and the Bwo hatches. Skirting a big caddis can rise large trout.

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