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Missouri River Fly Fishing Report
May 22, 2019
1. If you're not bored enough, read a weather report.
2. Weather forecasters take the blame for bad weather.
3. Cloudy skies cause your body to overproduce melatonin and they cause your brain to underproduce seratonin. Seratonin is a neurotransmitter that is linked to happiness.
4. Trout like cloudy days.
Montana's unemployment rate hovers around 3.6%. Weather forecasters enjoy job security despite their fishing illness and repetitive absenteeism from work. Montana's weather people don't live here for their exorbitant wages.
When's the last time you saw a weather forecaster on the river? At least a couple of months. Maybe not. Look harder - they're out there daily with their disguises on. How can you distinguish them from the rest of us wearing Polar Buffs, stocking caps over long-billed fishing hats and amber-colored lenses? They can't resist the river's calling.
Missouri River Anglers smile heavily despite the never-ending cloudiness.
Two reasons: Blue Winged Olives and March Browns
One more reason: Dry fly fishing.
Anglers hope the forecasters stay on the river. Most likely, they'll be out there for another week.