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Fly Fishing Gear List for South Fork of the Flathead

Fly Fishing Gear List for South Fork of the Flathead

Gear is limited on wilderness fishing trips to the South Fork of the Flathead. You must pack wisely to ensure you have essential items without overpacking.


When Bull Trout Won’t Bite - Change Your Approach to Make it Happen

When Bull Trout Won’t Bite - Change Your Approach to Make it Happen

The ability to legally target bull trout on the South Fork of the Flathead doesn’t guarantee success. Here are a few tips to improve you’re your presentation.


4 Rigging Tips for Bull Trout

4 Rigging Tips for Bull Trout

Bull trout are large, strong and they will snap your trout leader without hesitation. In areas where you can legally target big bulls, like our waters in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, carry a designated outfit to handle the large fish in fast water.

What’s in Your Fly Box? Fly Selection for the Bob Marshall

What’s in Your Fly Box? Fly Selection for the Bob Marshall

Do you have the right flies for your next backcountry fishing trip? Fortunately, remote cutthroat trout are not very selective but not all flies are created equal either. A number of factors are important when it comes to fly selection for remote fishing locations like the Bob Marshall.

4 Tips for Targeting Bull Trout on the Fly

4 Tips for Targeting Bull Trout on the Fly

Bull trout are nothing like your typical rainbow, cutthroat or brown trout. They are a landlocked version of a Dolly Varden and although they do not visit saltwater, migrations are natural. A bull trout may hold in a deep run for a month then make a sudden 50-mile journey. Don’t count on them being in a single place at any given time.