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Missouri River Fishing Report – September 3rd, 2017

First, let us start be sending our best to our friends down in Rockport, Texas. As many may know, Capt. Jeff spends his winters in Rockport operating Fly Fish Rockport, his saltwater fishing business. He employs two full time Captains down there, each with family and friends as well. Fortunately, everyone is safe and sound.

Missouri River Fishing Report – August 22nd, 2017

Fly fishing on the Missouri River in Montana continues to be solid. The tricos continue to linger throughout most of the river. Although every day can be a little bit of an adventure. Not shocking when the bugs don't quite "achieve" like you would like them to in your stretch. Especially if the wind is

Montana Pike Fishing Report – May 29th, 2017

We just got back from Fort Peck Reservoir for a couple of days Montana Pike Fishing. The fishing was good, despite some heavy winds. Low lite hours were the real key though. We were out very early day 2 and it paid off. We moved a bunch of fish right out of the gate. It

Montana Pike Fishing on the Fly

We have been getting quite a few inquiries about Montana pike fishing on the fly lately. Most are curious following some social media posts we've put out there. But some are aware of these toothy critters and are wanting more information about where we are finding them and how Montana pike fishing works. So we

Missouri River Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2017

Fly fishing on the Missouri River has been decent. Not great, and not terrible either. The biggest news of the past few days is the rising water levels on the Missouri River. We have gone from just over 7,00o cfs to 11,300 cfs in just about a week. So this has some of the fish

Missouri River Fishing Report – May 15th, 2017

Fly fishing on the Missouri River has been pretty good. Not great, and certainly not terrible either. The biggest news of the past few days is the rising water levels on the Missouri River. We have gone from just over 7,00o cfs to 9,300 cfs in just a few days. So this has some of the

Winter is Over

Spring is here, the temps are climbing, snow is melting... So that must mean that winter is over. That also means that it is about time to head back to the Missouri River in Montana from my winter haunt in Rockport, TX. The redfishing this winter was excellent. Warmer than average temps, great water conditions

Venturing Angler Guide Profile and Interview

Was fortunate enough to work with the crew over at The Venturing Angler on a little interview and guide profile about First Cast Outfitters. They did a great job with everything and included a handful of photos as well. You can check out the entire interview on their site here: http://venturingangler.com/2015/04/28/fly-fishing-guide-profile-jeff-johnson-of-first-cast-outfitters/ --- Montana Fishing Reports by

June Fishing

Fishing continue to be pretty good on the Mo these days. Not great, but good. After the drop in river levels last week, things have settled down a bit more and the fish seem to be finding their usual haunts. Now, we just need the bugs to do their part. But every day is a