Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Linehan Outfitting's Tip of the Week
The water is gin clear on the Kootenai River. Time to start fishing 5x even to hoppers and long, drag free drifts are increasingly necessary.
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5-Day Outlook as of 9/20/21
Expect consistent fishing conditions and daytime temps in the 60s through the week with partly sunny skies. Mornings are chilly. No need to get on the water too early this time of year.
Techniques & Tips as of 9/20/21
Dry/dropper rig will carry the day if that suits your fancy. Foam and big bugs are still in play. Look for baetis hatches daily as well.
Current Conditions as of 9/20/21Expect consistent fishing conditions and daytime temps in the 60s through the week with partly sunny skies. Mornings are chilly. No need to get on the water too early this time of year.
Local Species Available Year Round (Prime: June 1 - October 31)
|Adams Parachute Dry Fly||standard||16|
|Rosenbauer's CDC Rabbits Foot Emerger||olive||16,18|
|Bead Head Prince||standard||14,16,18|
|Flashback Baetis Nymph||standard||18|
|big bunny streamers||white, red, black||6|
|white circus peanut||white||6|
A must-have in every box of trout flies
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
5-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
WF Trout Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Bank Shot Sink Tip Fly Line