Classic Pro Tip from a 9-Year Old: How to Double Haul


Dawson may be just nine years old, but he can throw a fly line.

Once an angler sees what the double haul can do, he or she wants to master it—perhaps to cast farther or maybe just to impress others. But some people struggle with the concept, the timing. . .

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A Quick Guide to Ennis, Montana

A winning equation for a small town is a good bar, a good main street and a good fly shop. If you’re near the Madison River in Montana, then that’s even better. That’s part of why Ennis, Montana, is a perfect place to be–whether you’re looking for . . .

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4 Hot Tips for Fishing the Madison in August

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


By adjusting your tactics, you can catch big Madison rainbows in the dog days of August.
Photos by Brian McGeehan

August is a popular time to visit and fly-fish the Madison River in southwestern Montana. The Madison can fish well during all twelve months of the year, and each month offers a different set . . .

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Podcast: The Salmonfly Hatch, with John Way

This week, we’re talking about a spectacle of nature that happens every year in the Rockies in June—the salmonfly hatch. This is a giant stonefly that excites big trout and fly fishers—but it’s difficult to plan for and not as easy to fish as you might . . .

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