Eastern Montana Rut Hunts

Tales From The Hunt

This is the tale of Mark's hunt. Mark booked a 2 on 1 hunt with his 74-year-old father in mind. The plan was to get his father Gene a buck first then Mark would hunt. We had some close call and a few missed opportunities that led up to the…
Montana Mule Deer Hunts

Mule Deer

Gene from Wisconsin shot this fine-looking mule deer. We had an encounter with the buck earlier that day but bumped him. The buck and several other deer moved to about 2 miles away and bedded down in some wide open terrain. The deer was…
Channel Outfitters

Fun ON The Mo

Well here we are right in the middle of summer! The busy part of the fishing season is winding down. August will be like a ghost town on the Missouri River. We have had some great dry fly fishing in July, the fish continue to eat trico's…
Montana Fly Fishing With Channel Outfitters

Montana Trout

The fishing has been pretty darn good over here on the Mighty Mo! We have had high water for ever up until now. Even though the water was higher than normal the dry fly bite has been good some days. The above picture was of Steve P. with a…
Missouri River Fly-Fishing Guides

Missouri River

Well folks the Mighty Mo is fishing really well! May is nearly gone and June is my favorite month! June brings the best dry-fly fishing of the season. The big fish like to eat the PMDs and caddis at the same time, what ever fly get to the…
Fly Fishing The Missouri

High Water

The water is high but the fishing is good. Big fish are being caught on the Mighty Missouri River!

Fly Fishing The Missouri River

One of the best ways to learn more about fishing Montana's Missouri River is to hire a guide your first time or two. The mighty Mo can be a real challenge to fly fishers who have never fished here before. We as guides see it all the time, first…
Missouri River Fly Fishing Guides

May Fly Fishing Report

May is a great time to fish Montana's Missouri River. We are on the verge of a large caddis hatch along with a some sizable drakes. The water volume is at the upper limits for the fish to rise well but I've seen some big fish rise in…

April Fly Fishing

  My favorite time to fish is in the spring. Spring brings new hope for all of the hatches to come. Spring brings hope for all those big fish you never caught last year! I prefer the first half of the season more than the second half. The…
Fly Fishing The Missouri River

Time To Fish

We are moving into spring! We all start to feel the need to fish this time of year! The water temp is getting close to 40 degrees on the Mighty Mo. I usually don't start fishing until the water hits 40. That is when fish start to chase things.…