Spring Creeks River – Fins and Feathers Bozeman
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Spring Creeks River

Latest Fishing Reports: Spring Creeks River

There are a variety of midge and baetis hatches on the spring creeks. Midges are hatching in the morning. Make sure to bring long (9-12ft) light leaders (5x-6x) for the small bugs present on the streams. Nymphing can be a good option if there are no fish active on the surface. Use unweighted pheasant tails, zebra midges, and BWO nymphs/emergers. BWOs will likely come off in good numbers before too long. Especially with the cool...

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There are a variety of midge and baetis hatches on the spring creeks. Midges are hatching in the morning. Make sure to bring the light tippets for the small buigs present on the streams. Nymphing can be a good option if there are no fish active on the surface. use unweighted pheasant tails, zebra midges, and caddis pupa. BWOs will be present soon with a little cooler weather. Be sure to have a variety of...

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PMD's are all but gone, but you might run into fish-eating midges on calmer days, and that is always a good challenge. The psuedos are around and if you like fishing teeny tiny dry flies take a #22 or smaller. If you do end up nymphing, make sure you use flies with little to no weight in order to get a nice light presentation with your long leader. Unweighted pheasant tails, zebra midges, and caddis...

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Small hoppers, ants, and beetles are a good bet this time of year just make sure you got some light tippet and a long leader on as these fish will be spooky. PMD's are all but gone, but you might run into fish-eating midges on calmers days, and that is always a good challange. If you do end up nymphing make sure you use flies with little to no weight in order to get a...

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The spring creeks located around the Bozeman area are fishing well due to the consistent temperatures of the water. Small terrestrials are a good option at the moment. Ants and beetles are good patterns to use to target fish on the surface along with light hoppers. PMD's have been few and far between. Midges are coming off and the fish will rise to them decently well on calm days. Otherwise use small unweighted mayfly and...

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The spring creeks located around the Bozeman area are fishing well due to the consistent temperatures of the water. Small terrestrials are a good option at the moment. Ants and beetles are good patterns to use to target fish on the surface. PMD's have been the main hatch and have been coming off around noon or a little later with this cool weather. Still some caddis are coming off afternoon. Otherwise use small unweighted mayfly...

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The spring creeks located around the Bozeman area are fishing well due to the consistent temperatures of the water. Small terrestrials are a good option at the moment. Ants and beetles are good patterns to use to target fish on the surface. PMD's, caddis, and midges are also hatching at times, so be prepared with a variety of patterns to key in on rising fish. Otherwise use small unweighted mayfly and caddis imitations to catch...

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The spring creeks are a good option during this hot summer we are having. Break out the lighter tippets, smaller flies, and delicate casts to target trout holding in these temperature stable creeks. The hot weather is bringing terrestrial fishing to southwest Montana faster than usual, so don't be afraid to use smaller ant patterns and beetles when fishing these creeks. The smoke is acting as cloud cover, so the fish will be less spooky...

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