The Journal Fly Fishing News

1 year ago

Major FlyWise Update

The FlyWise mobile app is the leading resource for anglers seeking flows, regulations, maps and important data on the go. We have been working hard all winter to make this resource even better. The new front page of FlyWise features an interactive flow chart, hourly weather with sunrise/sunset ...

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1 year ago

4 Ways to Get Through the Winter

November was fairly mild in the Rocky Mountain region and the fishing was decent. Winter has now officially arrived and I watched slush float down the Clark Fork River this morning. I'd say it's pretty unfishable at the moment as are many rivers in the ...

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1 year ago

Time for Fall Fishing

Last week it was 90-degrees in Montana then Labor Day weekend came with rain, sleet and snow. Archery season opened for big game and fall stormed in without warning. Not a bad thing at all but our streamer boxes have a few too many gaps from spring log jams. ...

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1 year ago

The Yellowstone River is Closed to All Recreation - Now What?

In an unprecedented move, the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks closed the Yellowstone River and it's tributaries to all forms of recreation. That means fishing, floating, rafting, swimming, playing fetch with your dog, etc. It's a quarantine to prevent the spread of a deadly parasite ...

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2 years ago

Late Storms Helping Summer Flows for Montana

We wrote about the concerning warm weather in February and March this year. The low level snowpack was disapeering and we were worried about another year of low summer flows. The spring brought us some relief with storms pushing through in April. Just enough to ...

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2 years ago

FlyWise Mobile Update - New Local Expertise Feature

You asked for local fishing reports and we are delivering.We have been working hard to develop a section specifically designed to deliver reliable local fishing reports. Upgrade to FlyWise version 2.1 and you will gain access to this ...

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2 years ago

Time for Runoff

  I haven't been following the exact conditions for every state but runoff is here in Montana. We had a spring storm system in western Montana and now the sun is shining. Everything is bumping and will likely stay that way for a few weeks. Here ...

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2 years ago

Spring Fishing in Western Montana - Is Winter Over?

  It's hard to complain about sunny days in the spring. I spent the last 4 weekends fishing and they've all been really good. Most my time has been on Rock Creek but the Bitterroot also fished well. I caught numerous fish ...

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3 years ago

Zach in Patagonia: Project Healing Waters Visits PUMA Fishing

by Zach lazzari The first week of January delivered ...

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3 years ago

Public Lands Measures To Ensure Habitat Protection, Sporting Opportunity

From Trout Unlimited | www.tu.org WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a major bipartisan breakthrough, the House voted today to approve a number of important public lands measures that were attached to the federal defense reauthorization bill, including measures that would protect vital ...

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