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Monday, July 17, 2023

Montana in August

The mere mention of these words conjures up a sense of anticipation and adventure in the heart of any angler. It's a time when the rivers run clear, the fish are eager, and the landscape shimmers with the vibrant hues of late summer. Join me as we delve into the captivating world of fly fishing in Montana during August, through the lens of Thomas McGuane, a literary icon deeply connected to this wild and untamed land.

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Fishing PMD's on the Missouri River

Fishing PMD's (Pale Morning Duns) on the Missouri River can be a great experience for fly fishermen. The Missouri River in Montana is known for its prolific PMD hatches, which occur from late June through early August.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Unveiling the Mystery of Emergers: Unlocking Productivity in Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing Emergers are one of the most exciting stages of a hatch to fish, and can often be the most productive. An emerger is the stage of an insect's life cycle when it is transitioning from its nymph or larval stage to its adult form, and is preparing to emerge from the water's surface.

Friday, March 17, 2023

Book Early For Prime Dates

Booking early is always a good idea when it comes to hiring a fishing guide, especially if you're planning to fish during peak seasons or in popular fishing destinations.

Friday, March 17, 2023

7 Tips For Fishing A Blue Winged Olive Hatch

The blue-winged olive (BWO) hatch is one of the most important hatches for fly anglers, and it can occur in various waters around the world. Here are some tips for fishing a blue-winged olive hatch:

Friday, February 17, 2023

Viva Cuba!

This January (2023), I was fortunate to co-host a trip to Cuba to fly fish. All I can say is that was an amazing experience. Not only did it exceed my expectations, but I also came away with a greater appreciation for how fortunate we have it here in the states, and how much I enjoy salt water fly fishing. 

Sunday, January 29, 2023

What To Pack For Your Next International Fly Fishing Trip

When traveling to foreign countries to fish, there are a few things that you should pack besides your clothes. Most destinations you may find yourself at, may not have the essentials that we can find at most convenience stores in the US. Here are a few tips that I have been happy to have along. 
Sunday, December 18, 2022

Patagonia Fly Fishing Trip 2022

After all the turkey and fixings for Thanksgiving, I packed my bags and jumped on a plane to head to Patagonia to escape the Montana winter, see some good friends, make new memories and honestly get in some fishing for myself. My destination was the Limay River Ranch.

Sunday, December 18, 2022

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Monday, October 24, 2022

Montana Tiny Dry Fly Fishing In The Fall

On many rivers in Southwestern Montana, In September and into October, Pseudocloens or Pseudo’s as many angler refer to them, are present on the Madison, and Missouri Rivers. This tiny (size 20-24) pale yellowish to olive mayflies can make things very interesting for the dry fly fishermen.

Monday, October 24, 2022

Southwestern Montana October Caddis - Myth Or Legend

I have spent many days in the fall around southwest Montana rowing clients around and tying on flies over the years. I can say that honestly, the October Caddis hatch is a bit disappointing. Have we caught trout on dries? Yes, more on the nymphs, but it’s just one of those hatches that should be better that it is in our area.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

What time of year to use the Hopper and a Dropper

Have you ever asked yourself the question, "What time of year is it best to use the Hopper and a Dropper?" You also might be asking "Why fish a Hopper and a dropper?" and "How do I rig up a Hopper and a Dropper?" Read on for more tips.

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