June Means Dry Flies on the Upper Missouri

June 15, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Though outfitters and anglers have their fingers crossed about the potential for more water and cooler temperatures, water levels on the upper Missouri are considerably better than what they were a year ago. “‘Caddis, PMDs (pale morning duns), the end of the baetis are all happening right now,’ said Mike Bushly, manager of the Trout Shop at Craig. ‘The fish are on top and big fish are in the river.'” Michael Babcock in the Great Falls Tribune.