Saturday afternoon Karl, Dave and I made the trek over to Pierre to fish for White Bass, and ended up having a pretty successful trip! We got to Pierre around 3 in the afternoon, and the wind was blowing at hurricane-like speeds. Not ones to be deterred, we strung up our 7 and 8 weights with intermediate tip lines and Maxima and tried to stay upright in the wind while walking down to the river. We all had various clouser-style patterns on, and headed for one of Dave’s favorite smallmouth and white bass spots. It was on the upstream side of...
When fishing the Missouri River near Pierre in the spring, you never really know what you’re going to catch on a fly. It’s an interesting time of year to be casting a fly into the currents of the Missouri because you can run into Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Walleye, Pike, Catfish, Carp, Drum, Largemouth, and […]
Fishing on the Missouri River around Pierre, SD can be some of the most fun fishing of the year. Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Pike, and Walleye all eagerly take flies throughout the Spring and early Summer. Fishing over at Pierre isn’t exactly technical, and that’s one of our favorite parts about it. If you find a […]
After the success of our Pike class, we’re going to offer a Fly Fishing the Missouri River class on May 21st here at the shop. Flyfishing for the warmwater species of the Missouri River in South Dakota is some of our favorite fishing of the year! May is one of the ideal months to make the […]
When fly fishermen think of the Missouri River, most think of the stretch below Holter Dam near Craig, Montana. The Missouri there is a typical tailwater trout tiver – complete with all the hatches and insane numbers of trout per mile. When South Dakota fly fishermen think of the same river, we most often think […]