Monthly Archives: January 2017

5 Questions with Tim Linehan: A Fly-Fishing Life in Northwestern Montana


Written by: Phil Monahan

Tim Linehan has now spent more than half his life on the rivers of northwestern Montana.
Photo courtesy Tim Linehan

A quarter-century ago, Tim Linehan did something that so many Eastern anglers have dreamed of: he packed everything he owned into his car and moved to Montana to become a. . .

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“Embrace the Worm!”


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters samples a Skwala. He claims they are very tasty.
Photo by Tom Rosenbauer

“Embrace the worm” is what my friend John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters in Missoula always tells me. Every year, when we have our Orvis Guide Rendezvous and Down the Hatch. . .

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Podcast: Rare, Unusual, and Underutilized Fly-Tying Materials with Tim Flagler


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

Tim Flagler posing in his tying station at last weekend’s Somerset Fly Fishing Show.
Photo via facebook

I am betting that this week’s podcast—an interview with superb videographer and fly tier Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions—will be one of the most popular of the year. As typically . . .

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Breaking: Legislation Filed to Reduce Lake Okeechobee Discharges


Written by: Phil Monahan

Discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers are creating huge problems on both coasts.

For more than a year, we have been posting about the problems in South Florida caused by discharges of nutrient-laden water out of Lake Okeechobee. Huge algae blooms along both . . .

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