Category Archives: General

Silver Bridge Closure

Silver Bridge The Big Hole will be  closed to floating from Dewey (George Grant), Greenwood Flat and to 1000 feet below Silver Bridge starting 0800 July 30th and ending midnight July 31st. Will keep you posted of any future closings. … Continue reading

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Clear Waters

Caught on a mayfly The river is flowing at 850 cfs which means those of you using hard boats want to be careful for as some of the rocks are growing. I have been getting several calls regarding Silver Bridge … Continue reading

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Warm Temps

Ranch horses along the upper Big Hole with the Pintlar Wilderness in the back ground. I have been getting lots of calls asking if Silver Bridge (powerhouse access) is closed. The answer is no. By seeing the equipment being moved … Continue reading

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More Lost And Found

West Goat Peak It’s July 3rd and look at all the snow still on this peak in the Pintlar Wilderness. Gotta love it. Fishing on top water remains very good, what else can I say. Now for the items lost … Continue reading

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Lost Bag

No pics today, sorry. River at 2750 cfs and fishing very good on top water. Mayflies, caddis, stone attractors, yellow sally’s. A guy just contacted me about his lost bag. It’s a green boat  bag which he left on the … Continue reading

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Great Flows

Merle with guide Scott V. Caught on a dry fly. At 3560 cfs the river is well above a thousand  cfs of average flow. This is a good thing. It means the flows for the rest of the season, especially … Continue reading

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Back To Normal

After a crazy week or so things are back to normal on the Big Hole River. Last weekend was totally insane. The salmon flies are gone and so  are the crowds. The fishing now is gooood. Some of my guys … Continue reading

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Crazy

That fish was not caught on a salmon fly but rather a large streamer by the buggerman himself. Last couple  days have been crazy around here. Salmon flies are out and so  are the fisherman. So far there have been … Continue reading

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Hooked Up

This super yummy has been catching lots of big fish lately and it looks like it got another one. He actually did it to himself. It looks bad but Mike knew the leader technique and it popped out easily. Everybody … Continue reading

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Rescue

Late this afternoon my neighbor Patricia called me at the shop and  said a raft had just flipped over at the dam and it was floating downstream upside down. I knew FWP warden Sargent Kline was in the area so … Continue reading

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