High atop the Long John Mountain range of the Montana Rocky Mountains, a life begins. As drops from melting winter snow-pack come together, first as drips, then a small trickle form the beginning – the conception; natural springs join in causing the volume to increase and gain speed as it comes closer to its birth.
Along the way several other streams join in; the East Fork, the Middle Fork, Ross’ Fork, and the West Fork. The major tributaries come together and form what we know as “Rock Creek” a blue ribbon trout stream that boasts a bounty of wild rainbow, cutthroat, brown, brook and bull trout; a stream that is 54 miles long by the time it reaches the Clark Fork River; a stream that (with its tributaries) is host to moose & many species of waterfowl in addition to its nearly 280 miles of fishable water! A stream teaming with life, formed by the hand of God…
Outfitters for Rock Creek and surrounding rivers
Hatch guide and fly chart
Stream flows and fishing reports