Video: Sensational Skwalas in Western Montana


On the rivers around Missoula, Montana, the dry-fly fishing starts early, when the Skwala stoneflies start hatching in March. As fly tier Denny Waln explains in this great video from PMD Productions, “We tried to be tight-lipped about it, but word got out.” After you watch the video, you’ll understand why folks get so excited about these big bugs.

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  1. One day I’ll make it up there in March. I usually go in July/August, when the stone flies are in full swing.

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