Beaverhead River

Fishing the Beaverhead River

Nearby, the Beaverhead River flows from the Clark Canyon Reservoir. The Beaverhead is also a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream. This tailwater is home to approximately 3800 fish per mile. Known for large, fussy trout, the river is most productive when fished sub-surface.The 69 mile long Beaverhead joins the Ruby River, then the Big Hole in Twin Bridges, Montana where together the rivers become the Jefferson River.

Beaverhead River in Southwest Montana

Beaverhead River near Clark Canyon Reservoir, Montana.

The Beaverhead River is a narrow, winding river that is lined with willows and low brush. While there are places to wade the river, floating is recommended. The river is deep just off the bank. River flows range from 200 to 800 cfs. Huge rainbow and brown trout lurk in these waters. Plan a day on the Beaverhead River during a vacation at the Silver Bow Club.

Hatches include Caddis, Trico, Baetis, Pale Morning Duns, Midge, Little Yellow Stoneflies and Grasshoppers in summer months.

Poindexter Slough Spring Creek in Dillon MT

Poindexter Slough Spring Creek in Dillon, Montana.

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