BIG HOLE RIVER BROWN TROUT

Big Hole River Flow

Current Level: 566

Water level Graph for Big Hole River near Melrose MT

BIG HOLE RIVER FLY SHOP & GUIDE SERVICE


HEADWATERS FLY SHOP
is a destination fly shop located next to the Big Hole River. The small country town of Melrose, MT is considered the “hub” when it comes to fly fishing the Big Hole River and the fly shop is here for all fly fishing needs.

Inside we are fully stocked with all streamside essentials needed for a day on the water. From arranging one of our reliable river shuttles to booking an incredible fly fishing trip, our big hole river fly shop has you covered. Headwaters is known for having accurate Big Hole River fishing reports, friendly staff and a fine selection of flies that are sure to fool any finned critter in the Big Hole River.

We opened in 2013 after purchasing the Montana Fly Company, the oldest fly shop on the Big Hole River. Since then we have built our family owned business on having the best attitude in the fly shop world. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help with any questions you might have. Whether you are new to fly fishing or it’s your first time fly fishing the Big Hole River, we love sharing our knowledge of this incredible freestone river that we call home.

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We have teamed up with the area’s top fly fishing outfitters, with decades of experience under their belt, providing world-class fishing trips in our area. All specializing in fly fishing the Big Hole, Beaverhead, Madison, Bitterroot & Missouri Rivers, just to name a few. Our team is made up of veteran fishing guides whose only goal is to meet their client’s expectations.

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RECENT FISHING REPORT

BIG HOLE RIVER FISHING REPORT – JULY 6, 2017

Fishing remains killer for most. Lot of dry fly opportunity with golden stones, sallies, caddis and trico spinners.Afternoons might require dropping a nymph off the bend. Long or short leashes are doing well. The river [...]

BIG HOLE RIVER FISHING REPORT – JUNE 27, 2017

The past week has been on fire! Lot of golden stones, PMD, Green Drakes, Sallies and Caddis have the trout willing to eat on surface. When things slow down on top we've been running a [...]

BIG HOLE RIVER FISHING REPORT- JUNE 16, 2017

The Big Hole reached a whopping 9000 cfs and now it looks like runoff is finally over. The river is BIG and floaters should use caution. Inexperienced oarsman should stay above the wise river.  Looks [...]

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BIG HOLE RIVER FISHING REPORT – JUNE 13, 2017

We've been seeing a big change in weather lately delaying the salmonfly hatch (kind of) there are still plenty of adults around Maidenrock FAS and despite the lack of flyers the trout seem to want [...]

BIG HOLE RIVER FISHING REPORT – JUNE 10, 2017

With the start of the annual salmonfly hatch. Folks are arriving in force to get in on the action.  With the recent warming trend the hatch has spread like wildfire. Best bug activity has been [...]

Found on river

Anyone missing a raft? It was recovered today hopefully we can get this back to the owners. Call the shop with any info 

SALMONFLIES ARE HERE

The most anticipated hatch on the Big Hole has finally arrived. Reports of shucks around Divide and thicker around Glen. With the recent drop in flows and water temps are holding at the magical degree, get [...]

HEADWATERS FLY SHOP LOCATION – MELROSE, MONTANA – BIG HOLE RIVER ANGLERS

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