9.16.21 Missouri River Fishing Report

9.16.21 Missouri River Fishing Report

9.16.21 Missouri River Fishing Report Lovely autumn weather we have been having here in central Montana. Hi’s in the 70’s, lows in the 40’s. Water temps at 60F-ish. Flows 3100cfs. Streamer fishing pretty damn good on any given day. White…
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7 September Missouri River Tips

7 September Missouri River Tips Enjoy the outdoors. Colors changing, weather changing. Enjoy your friends. Whiskey is a nice liquid to harbor in your flask. Bring your JetBoil too. For the coffee. Dry fly caddis if you dare. Blind it…
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Sparrow Fly Tying Video Just Add Vise

Sparrow Fly Tying Video Just Add Vise This pattern, the Sparrow, is a big player in the fall and winter here on the Mo. A true classic as Jack Gartside was the first one to come up with this pattern.…
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Friday Fishing Report Headhunters Fly Shop

Friday Fishing Report Headhunters Fly Shop Flows oh so low at 3100cfs. Back up 10% since the bottoming out of 2800cfs last week. Water temps in the good range at 60F-63F range for the last week. Cooler nights this coming…
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Low Water Fall Ahead

Low Water Fall Ahead

Low Water Fall Ahead Rolling along slowly, and lowly, at 2810 as I write this blog. That is low. Lowest in 15 years. The drought years of 2001 thru 2007 looked just like this. Some years a bit higher, but…
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Overcomplicating. Andy speaks on the blog today

Overcomplicating. Andy speaks on the blog today Overcomplicating. A trap so easy to get caught in while fishing a technical tailwater like the Missouri River as we move from late summer into autumn. Fish simple patterns with impeccable drifts instead…
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ON-LINE FISHING LICENSE

Please purchase your Montana Fishing lIcense On-line. This saves you time in the morning, helps prevent overcrowding in our store, and avoids license machine downtime, which has been common this year.

MISSOURI RIVER FLY SHOP & GUIDE SERVICE

Headhunters Fly Shop is located in the not-so-sleepy fishing village of Craig, Montana, on the banks of the world famous Missouri River. At the headwaters of America’s longest river, you’ll find one of the most prolific fisheries in the west, with incredible hatches, big trout, an extended season, user-friendly access, along with an enthusiastic and friendly fly fishing community. There’s a reason that the Missouri River is on everyone’s fly-fishing “to do” list, and many return year after year. In our fly shop, you’ll find an incredible selection of flies specific to the Missouri River, tackle to suit all budgets, the river’s best guide staff and the best customer service in Big Sky Country.

SUMMER HOURS

  • Open from 530am-8pm, seven days a week.
  • TakeAway Window open daily
  • Shuttle Service daily.

EVENTS

  • Book your FALL 2021 Guide Trips and Lodging Today!
  • PMD’s, Caddis, Ants | June-July
  • Trico’s and Terrestrials | July-September 
  • Swing Season | November-December 2021

DINING OPTIONS

  • Izaaks | Craig | OPEN |Dining Wednesday thru Sunday 4-9pm. Bar may open earlier | facebook | 406-235-3456
  • Shotgun Annie’s | Wolf Creek | OPEN | Open Monday-Tuesday 5-9pm , Closed Wednesday & Thursday. Open Friday thru Sunday 11:30-9 | Bar may be open later| 406-235-4063
  • Missouri River Inn | Prewitt Creek | OPEN | Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday thru Saturday 12-8, Closed Sunday & Wednesday
  • Mo’ River Eats | OPEN | Have Kelli Wilson provider of river lunches. 2021 Update: Need to get your lunch order in early. We suggest before 4pm for the following day delivery | website | 406-217-2321
  • The Driftwood Bar and the Angus Bar | OPEN | Cascade MT, 20 miles north of Craig | Dine before 9pm

ACCOMODATIONS

Call our booking team of Julie and Sara at 406-235-3447 to book guides, lodging or rental boats. We represent more lodging options than anyone on the river.

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    “GREAT GUIDES, LOCAL KNOWLEDGE, CUSTOMER SERVICE. HEADHUNTERS WAS FOUNDED ON THOSE PRINCIPLES. WE UNDERSTAND THAT INFORMATION IS THE PRIMARY REASON YOU ENTER A FLY SHOP. WE ARE COMMITTED TO HELPING YOU PLAN A SUCCESSFUL TRIP, MAKE THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT DECISIONS, IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS AND CATCH MORE FISH.”
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