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Last week as we entered Mid-Summer, 27 stalwart FFB Members and guests,  descended on Georgetown Lake like a giant Sedge hatch, for their annual camp-out. They found the Trout large, and in-charge, and reluctant to bite until the fading Sun dropped over the mountains.....

   After a beautiful drive along the swollen, mighty Clark Fork river, we arrived in Trout Creek with sunny skies and 81 degrees. The shorts and t-shirts changed quickly, as 90 minutes later, we were below 60 degrees with a howling wind. A purple-velvet storm front rol...

January 12, 2019

Fly Fishers,  Thanks to all those who donated used fly lines.  They are going on tip-ups, and soon a bunch of youngsters will (hopefully) be yanking northern pike thru ice holes.  

Secondly, thanks Phil Romans for the rubber leg flies.  On the Clark Fork...

November 7, 2018

Location: Stevi Gate

11:45 Ken Quinn and I walked across the field to the wide lazy flow. We decided to walk downstream (river left), to find deeper pools. We came upon some rising fish at a cut bank. Ken moved back up to find a place to enter the water. I stood there w...

October 8, 2018

Floated the Big Hole w/ Geno C Thursday Sep 6th thru the 9th.  Base was Melrose.  Water was 325 first 2 days dropping to 300 by Sunday.  No issue in the 14' NRS.

Thursday fished the Brindleshoot to a fair amount of success floating from SalmonFly to...

November 30, 2017

Don't forget we have appetizers. 

Elect your officers.

October 2, 2017

Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot is pleased to host Sean Gallagher as our speaker for October 3, 2017 at 7 PM at BJ’s Restaurant in Hamilton, MT.

Sean's digital slide show includes a number of never published photos mixed with images from WILD STEELHEAD and steelhead count...

September 2, 2017

It's the start of September but it's still feeling a lot like the dog days here in western Montana.  For the most part we are still waiting on our fall hatches to begin in earnest.  Our fall bugs won't be showing up in force until the first real cool and cloudy fall-li...

August 31, 2017

Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot is pleased to welcome Jesse Riding the General manager of Rainy’s Flies. Rainy’s is one of the largest commercial fly tying operations in the country and operates at a worldwide scale. The company was started by Jesse’s mother, Rainy at th...

April 26, 2017

Our Guest Speaker for the May 2nd club meeting is Cam Coffin, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, Montana

Title of the presentation:

From Beginning to End: A Trip through the Seasons

The Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot is pleased to welcome Cam Coffin as our din...

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