River Condition: 10 foot visibility with glacial tinge.
Hatches: Blue-wing olives, Little blue quills, March Browns, large black carpenter ants, some caddis starting.
Effective Patterns: All diptera stages, Parachute adams, wooly bugger-sculpin-kokanee patterns, prince nymph
Guide Report: Local Lakes are fishing well. RIver is just above a mid-range flow with good dry fly fishing in the afternoons. Tributaries are coming into shape earlier than usual.
Other Information: For disharge information at Libby Dam call: (406) 293-3421. For an up to the moment fishing report and 2012 season guide service bookings call (406) 293-7578; on the web at montana-flyfishing.com