Seasons of the Trout
April 15 until 3rd Saturday MayEarly Season with few anglers, fish are not educated, one of the most productive numbers of fish caught throughout the year. Beaverhead, Clark Canyon Reservoir, Madison, Big Hole, high Mountain Lakes for Grayling and PRIVATE spring creeks at their best.
Big Trout Bonanza
Third Sat. May through June 15Upper Beaverhead opens third Saturday of May. After opening weekend time period can be the most productive for Big Fish on the upper Beaverhead. When the water levels are right on the Big Hole this is when we catch the largest fish of the season. Salmon Flies come off June 1 to June 20th depending upon run-off on the Big Hole. High Mountain Grayling fishing. Great fishing before the summer vacationer shows-up.
Summer Hatch Heaven
June15 through July 31Most productive time for consistent hatches, great weather, Salmon Flies, PMD’s Yellow Sallies.
Dry Fly Days
August 1 through September 15Dry Fly Time - Hoppers, Tricos, Crane Flies, Great weather, fish looking up. Most consistent fair weather. Fewer people than July – Great time period.
September 15 through OctoberGreat fishing, fall colors, solitary experience, Streamers, Beatis & Nymphs - one of our favorite times of the year.