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...

April 13, 2017

In case you haven't heard, the spring dry fly fishing season is in full swing on the 'Root.  The recent clouds have really ramped up the mayfly hatches and the surface feeding, and yesterday was honestly about as good as it gets.  You can safely add March Browns and Bl...

March 16, 2017

By all reports the bugs have showed up.  Although not in great numbers yet, trout are starting to look up routinely throughout the river.  Us locals have definitely noticed the uptick in river traffic which usually means it's about game time.  The trout are eating on c...

March 9, 2017

Announcing, A Fly Fishing Clinic!

Sponsored by The Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot (FFB) and the Bitterroot Chapter of Trout Unlimited (BRTU)

4 Wednesdays in May , 2017 (5/3, 10, 17 & 24) Corvallis Middle School, 6 – 8:30 PM

  • Designed for beginning adult anglers

  • C...

February 22, 2017

The Bitterroot has emerged from it's icy stranglehold in recent weeks but has been on quite a rollercoaster ride of flows due to the rapid snowmelt and rain we've been getting.  Things should settle down soon and I'm betting that the fishing will be picking up shortly.


February 21, 2017

March Dinner Speaker    March 7th 6 PM    BJs Restaurant

Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot is pleased to welcome Willi Cannell.   Willi and his wife Kat are the owners and operators of Solitude River Trips in Salmon, Idaho.  They specialize in rafti...

January 20, 2017

Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot are sponsoring a one day workshop on Saturday June 24, 2017.   The featured presenters will be Rick Hafele and Dave Hughes.  They are the co-authors of Western Hatches, which many consider to be the definitive book on this topic


December 30, 2016

January's meeting will be held this coming Tuesday, January 3rd at BJ's Restaurant in Hamilton, MT.  Social hour starts at 6:00 with the program beggining at 7:00pm.

This meetings program will feature the annual club slideshow with all of your best fishy pictures from 2...

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