River Reports

Hopper fishing can be great on Montana's Missouri River

Missouri River Hopper Fishing Video

May 7, 2021

This is a short Video of some Friends Fly-Fishing Montana’s Missouri River in August with Hopper Patterns.Hopper Fishing on the Missouri River can be excellent.Often we also will fish a Hopper -Dropper rigs which is a Hopper Pattern that works well on The Missouri River and a Bead Head Nymph that imitates what ever Aquatic […]

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You might need a new Fly-Line if ?

May 5, 2021

Fly-Fishers are always looking for excuse to buy stuff in hopes of enhancing their performance on stream.But sometimes a major piece of equipment goes neglected which is The Fly-Line.Fly -Rods and Reels will last a Lifetime but due to usage a Fly-Line won’t . A clean or new Fly-Line will add to your casting performance […]

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Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter

April 17, 2021

Channel & Brown Outfitting Company L.L.C. is pleased to announce our Endorsement from The Orvis Company as an Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter based out of Cascade Montana and The Missouri River. We are the first Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter with our focus on Montana’s Missouri River and we are extremely excited for what this brings to […]

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A Fly-Fisher fighting a fish on the Missouri River

Drift Boat Fly-Fishing Primer

April 16, 2021

The words “Drift Boat” will cause most Fly-Fishers to immediately go into day dream mode,fantasizing about trout filled , big Western Rivers.A float trip is usually an all day event where your Fly-Fishing trio covers some river miles all the while changing up your techniques to adjust to what the trout want to eat.Fly-Fishing from […]

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Missouri River Brown Trout

Missouri River Fly-Fishing

April 16, 2021

We have some open Dates in July for float trips Fly fishing the Missouri River ..hard to believe however they won’t last long ! July is an excellent month to Fly Fish Montana. Why ? Hatches and flows of course. Early July brings epic hatches Pale Morning Dun’s, Caddis and Trico’s. The flows are dropping […]

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Orvis Recon Fly-Rods

April 14, 2021

For a number of reasons I’m a big fan of the Orvis Recon Series Fly-Rods,I’ve put them through the grinder and they will do what they supposed to do and then some.Readers may feel that I’m somewhat biased however I look at my equipment purchases objectively,I want good gear that will stand up to the […]

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Missouri River Spring Fishing

April 12, 2021

Spring Fly-Fishing the Missouri River is beginning to heat up. Nymphing rules but as the above picture indicates, Dry Fly Fishing is also starting to happen as Baetis and Midges make their appearance. The Baetis and midges have a few trout looking up and willing to take a well presented dry fly. To find out […]

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Fly-Fishing The Missouri River

Spring Special

April 5, 2021

Lindsey Channel (AKA L.C.) and Coy will be up on The Missouri River until the Fall. If you are looking for a quick Trout Fix this is a good time to fish with some of the top Missouri River Guides. Streamer fishing can be good,Nymph fishing is generally off the charts and during Baetis and […]

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Missouri River 2021 Fly-Fishing Forecast

March 25, 2021

Rise Form The 2021 Missouri River Fly-Fishing Season is shaping up nicely. Currently Snow pack sits at average to slightly above which means good flows throughout the season.We must also take into account more snow accumulation and Rain before thing get rolling.Being optimistic and with more precipitation expected before things really get rolling it safe […]

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