December 30, 2016

It's that time of year.  Time for the indicators, worms, split shot, and other assorted nymphs you have floating around your fly boxes.  It really doesn't matter if you are putting the bugs in front of the fish.  Slow pools and walking speed water will hold of the majo...

October 3, 2016

We will be hosting Chris Clancy. He is the regional fisheries biologist
for Montana and works out of the Hamilton office. He will be giving
us an update on the projects he has been working on this summer.

“Every time an FFB member has a great day on the Bitterroot, a de...

August 14, 2016

Karstetter Classic

August 21, 2016, Darby, Montana

The fourth Karstetter Classic will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sunday, August 21, 2016, on the banks of the Bitterroot River at 144 Hannon Lane, Darby, Montana, 59829, three miles south of Darby on Hwy 93. The Karst...

August 10, 2016

It's been a long time since the last report.  Too busy on the water to do much writing, not a bad problem to have.  It's no secret that the fishing is getting a little tougher, it's August after-all.  Never fear however, the fish are still eating the dry fly daily on t...

July 5, 2016

The day after burning a bunch of meat on the grill and lighting off a pile of high explosives.

We will be having our July meeting this Tuesday, July 5th.

This month's meeting is an informal one.  Just bring your best big fish stories from this summer and enjoy an eveni...

June 27, 2016

Great, Amazing, Awesome, Dries all Day, Wonderful.  These are words We've been hearing at the takeouts a lot this week.  The dry fly season is in full swing here on the Bitterroot River and we couldn't be happier.

PMD's, Drakes, Bitterroot Stones, Sallies, Cad...

June 6, 2016

June is here and with it come the big bugs.  By now most of you probably know that the salmon bugs are out on the forks of the river and hopefully you've had a chance to partake in this annual event.  Even if the fishing is average, it's still fun to throw a hummingbir...

June 6, 2016



Tuesday, June 7th's program will feature the great Dave Hughes.  Dave is one the world's great authors, anglers, and teachers of the sport of fly fishing and simply a great guy.  Dave has literally done it all, and has probably forgotten more than most of us know in...

May 1, 2016

May's meeting will be on Tuesday, May 03 at BJ's Restaurant in Hamilton, MT.  Social hour at 6:00pm, with the meeting kicking off at 7:00pm.


The Program


Tom Reed, the author of Blue Lines, A Fishing Life, and a director at Trout Unlimited will be talking about fishing...

April 3, 2016

The April Meeting is coming up on Tuesday, April 5th at BJ's Restaurant in Hamilton, MT.  Social hour starts at 6:00pm, the meeting begins in earnest at 7:00pm.


The program will feature amazing information on the status of our beloved Bull Trout here in Montana from sp...

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