Fly Fish The Big Hole

Here at Montana Fishtales

The Montana River of Your Dreams!

From the upper river’s grassy meadows to the fast canyons, to the braids and islands in between classic riffles littered with hanging cottonwoods; the Big Hole River is the quintessential Montana trout stream and a favorite with guides and clients.

No matter the time of the year, world class fishing can be found along the Big Hole’s 160 gracefully winding miles, where trophy browns and rainbows lie in wait.

From early season pre run-off action that can be lightning fast on streamers and dries, to picture perfect summer-time dry flies; you can fish for five different species of trout (brook, rainbow, brown, the native grayling and cutthroat) on one river. And of course, radiant September and October, when solitude and ravenous kype-jawed browns await your presentation.

The upper Big Hole meanders its way through several meadows brimming with brook trout, rainbows and the last wild population of Arctic fluvial grayling in the US – all eager risers to your favorite dry fly. We’ve heard from more than one grinning client, “This is exactly what I imagined a Montana river would be like.”

No matter the time of the year, world class fishing can be found along the Big Hole’s 160 gracefully winding miles, where trophy browns and rainbows lie in wait.

From early season pre run-off action that can be lightning fast on streamers and dries, to picture perfect summer-time dry flies; you can fish for five different species of trout (brook, rainbow, brown, the native grayling and cutthroat) on one river. And of course, radiant September and October, when solitude and ravenous kype-jawed browns await your presentation.

The upper Big Hole meanders its way through several meadows brimming with brook trout, rainbows and the last wild population of Arctic fluvial grayling in the US – all eager risers to your favorite dry fly. We’ve heard from more than one grinning client, “This is exactly what I imagined a Montana river would be like.”

Recommended Flies

Dry Flies

Elk Hair Caddis
Rogue River Salmon Fly
Parachute Adams
Chubby Chernobyl
Terrestrials
Purple Haze
Sparkly Dun

Nymphs

Pheasant Tail
Prince Nymph
Copper John
Pat’s Rubber Leg Stonefly Nymph
Hare’s Ear Nymph

Streamers

Yellow Yummie
Lyle’s Choice
Zonker
Boogie Man
Sex Dungeon

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Address:

5 Wilson Lane

Sheridan, MT 59749

Telephone:

(406) 451-2072

Email:

info@mtfishtales.com

 

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