In Search of Lahontans

Last year around this time the phone rings while I’m sitting in my tying room. It’s one of my good friends and fishing mentors, Ryan Wood. I can hear the excitement in his voice and the absolute and sincere contentment. As I soon find out, he’s in Washington at a camp ground sipping a whiskey…

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Keys To Streamer Success..

Over the last few weeks the streamer game on the Missouri River has been really fun. Good action all day and some really great fish eating, killing, streamers! Some days are better than others and sometimes the streamer game is just tough… here are a few pointers to help out with your streamer game… 1-…

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FISHING REPORT & FLY SHOP UPDATE

Spring has sprung…. The Fly shop has been very busy with anglers traveling all over the west , and all over the world for that matter !!! Here is local angler Dan Short with a nice Bohemian Bone from early April. Anne Lawrence with a solid Missouri River Rainbow on a nice Spring …no wind…

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Thursday Night Fly Tying !

Alright guys Thursday is upon us ! I thought for this week we could tie up some soft hackles. Soft hackles, classic wet flies, you name it. These patterns have gotten me a lot of love over the years and I gotta say my box is running low on em. So lets get some tied…

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Missouri River Fishing Report…

How’s the Missouri? What’s going on over there? Well…. the River is flowing at 5,000cfs right now and the water temps peaked at 42.5 today. Weather? Pretty good. Warmer day time temps with some sunshine, throw in some cloudy days and you have a recipe for a fun time. Get a warm cloudy day like…

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APRIL SHOWERS ………

April is here !! The Flathead River is at 22,000 CFS. Wow !!! Where did our pre run off fishing go. The fish are there … its just harder to find them out there with these flows. I ran the lower river on Sat and managed to find a few. Was it lights out ???…

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