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Bitterroot River

Saturday, November 22, 5:21 p.m. MST


Current River Levels

For 7-day, 30-day, and one-year graphs, click bold type below.

GAGE LOCATION

DAY/YEAR
GRAPHS

CURRENT
STAGE/FLOW

WHAT TIME

W. Fk. Bitterroot near Conner

7 30 year

1.53 / 149

4 pm

E. Fk. Bitterroot near Conner

7 30 year

- / -

N/A

Bitterroot near Darby

7 30 year

1.83 /

4 pm

Bitterroot near Missoula

7 30 year

3.73 / 1460

4 pm


Weather

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CITY

Missoula

NOAA

Accuweather

TWC


What to Expect in November

How to use this section.


Hatches divided by half-month.  Super    Major    Minor    Slight    None

HATCH

NYMPH/
LARVA

PUPA/
EMERGER

DUN/
ADULT

EGG-
LAYER

Blue-winged olive

October caddis

Green caddis

Golden stonefly

Salmonfly

Cranefly

Midge

Sculpin

Baitfish


Blue-winged olives will be strong at the beginning of November, especially on overcast days. As the month progresses and weather becomes more frigid, the blue-wings will taper off.

Midges and nymphing will be weak until January, but you might pick up some trout in December on a Prince teamed with a Pheasant Tail or San Juan Worm. Streamers are not a very good choice this month. Your nymphs need to be on the bottom because trout are not going to move very far to take a fly.

For more on November tactics and flies, see the Rivers in General forecast

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Other Info Sources

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Bitterroot Fly Company 406-821-1624

Blackfoot River Outfitters 406-542-7411
Online report

Chuck Stranahan's Flies and Guides 406-363-4197

Grizzly Hackle 406-721-8996
Online report

The Kingfisher 406-721-6141
Online report

The Missoulian Angler 406-728-7766
Online report

Osprey Outfitters 406-363-1000


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