Montana Fishing Info.

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  1. GATOR9

    GATOR9 Hey you guys

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    I recently went through the Bison Range and would love to return to fish Mission Creek and Jocko River.
    Loved the look of the water and looking for August or September. Would appreciate do(s) and don't(s).
    What do you think Old Man?
     
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Never heard of that water.Where about's in Montana are they. But if they are close to me I might try them out. In August and September the water is at your best wading.
     
  3. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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    Old man......That's because you lived too long in western Washington.

    I worked in the area about five years ago. Asked about both streams, but did not fish them. I believe you need a tribal license to fish them.

    Send me a e-mail after you fish them.
     
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    Brian White Recovering Bugmeister

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    Hi. I have fished both. Yes - a tribal license is required on the Jocko (and if I recall, Mission Creek also).

    I can PM you with some details
     
  5. Brian White

    Brian White Recovering Bugmeister

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    I'll share this with the board - by the standards of that part of MT, there are quite a few rattlesnakes. Also, I am told by folks who would know that the section of the Jocko right near the Flathead has seen the invasion of some pike....
     
  6. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    It a good thing that I have a map of Montana laying around for me to get my hands on. I have found out where everything is at. Nope, never fished up there.
     
  7. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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    That's ok old man.....I have lived in Washington state for 33 years and I still don't know where Redmond and Renton are located.

    But then again, there are no fish there.
     
  8. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    Cedar River = Renton .... :) ... check it out sometime.
     
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  9. theres no fish in there so dont bother adding it to your list
     
  10. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    When I lived there I had the greater Everett area pretty well scoped out. I tried to hit every creek, stream, river in that area. I fished a lot of skinny water. Some had fish and some had only little fish. But all were fun.

    If fly fishing was Work I wouldn't be doing it. I do it all for the fun of it.
     
  11. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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    Ok, so where is Renton and the Cedar River? Isn't the Cedar the city of Seattle watershed and closed to public entry.

    Don't get me started on closing public land to public use.
     
  12. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    yes totally true, cedar river is always closed and it has no fish.
     
  13. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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    Why do you guys tolerate the closure?? Bitch....raise holy hell. It's YOUR land.

    Using the city of Seattle rationale....close rattlesnake creek in Yakima County, Cle Elum River Watershed, Icicle Creek, and the entire Lake Chelan Watershed.

    Enough.....keep public land open.
     
  14. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    Sensitive subject, best not to talk about it, especially not while hijacking threads
     
  15. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    I rarely hear much talk about either. That means two things; either they're off the frigging charts and those in the know want to keep it that way, or it's a casting exercise...I suspect the latter.