Bitterroot River near Orchard Homes, Montana
May and June finds the Bitterroot surging with runoff, unfishable. The headwaters and feeder creeks clear first and offer decent fishing. Once summer rolls around the whole river should be fishable. The caddis during this time of the year are stellar. Late summer is terrestrial time. September brings tricos. As the water cools further expect October Caddis, baetis, and mahoganies.
Bitterroot River Fishing near Orchard Homes, Montana
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Details for Bitterroot River
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 46.861591 -114.119278
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Description for Bitterroot River, Missoula County, Montana
Bitterroot River is a stream located just 3.3 miles from Orchard Homes, in Missoula County, in the state of Montana, United States, near Hell Gate (historical), MT. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brown trout, rainbow trout and cutthroat trout here. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Bitterroot River. Alternate names for this stream include Saint Mary's River, Bitter-root River and Courtine's Fork.
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