Yes, there are probably 20 Rock Creeks in Montana but this is THE Rock Creek. The Montana blue ribbon stream you’ve likely read about or dreamed of fly fishing. The Rock Creek boasting the state’s most likely chance of you catching five different wild trout species in one outing. Welcome to the wade anglers paradise.
Rock Creek is still fishing well. Transitioning from terrestrials and tricos to BWO, October Caddis, and Mahoganies. Cooler weather is also right around the corner so the streamer bite has picked up as well.
Here are a few tips for fly fishing Rock Creek:
1. Try a double dry fly rig and if that is not producing put a dropper on
2. Fish the slow inside bends and deeper pools
3. Even if you do not see fish rising or a hatch, try dry flies. It doesn't get much better than it is right now
Flows and looking ahead:
Fall is here! Fishing in late morning through the afternoon has been good and the evening fishing has been excellent.