Big Hole River Skwala Hatch

The Big Hole River Skwala Hatch has started this week. We have seen the adult stoneflies from Melrose down to the lower end of the river. Some afternoons have been better than others on the dry fly bite. In the morning we have been getting fish on the stonefly nymph and then switching to the dry fly in the afternoons. Water clarity remains at around 3 feet and the river remains stable. Look for the slow grassy banks for the Skwala dry flies.

The weather looks quite pleasant for the next several days. A good Spring fishing window is upon us, time to get out and fish! We still have some availability for our Spring Special.

Recommended Flies:

  • #8 Bullet Head Skwala
  • #10 Chubby Chernobyl Olive/Tan
  • #10 Double Stack Chubby Black/Olive
  • #10 Pat’s Rubber Legs Olive/Brown
  • #8 San Juan Worm Red
  • #14 Jig Spanish Bullet
  • #6 J.J. Special

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