Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.
Linehan Outfitting Company guide Sam Stevenson with a thick Kootenai winter bow.
Photo courtesy Linehan Outfitting Company
If you’re heading out on the river to fish streamers in winter, you need to think a little differently. Here are a few of my best tips for adjusting tactics to score when the mercury is low: . . .
Written by: John McKinnie
A bluebird day on the Madison chases the winter blues away.
All photos by John McKinnie
We were headed to the Madison on a blustery January day. We departed the ranch around 8 a.m. with the temperatures hovering around 5 degrees. As we drove through the Gallatin Canyon. . .
Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater, Madison Valley Ranch
Don’t let anything get between you and having a great time on your fly-fishing trip.Photo courtesy Madison Valley Ranch
As a lifetime traveling fly angler, who now works in the fly-fishing travel industry, I have both experienced and observed several situations that can easily make or break a fly fishing. . .
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. . .
The original CDC Black Caddis was tied by David Dill, a former Montana Highway Patrol captain who turned to his passions for fly fishing and fly tying upon retirement from the force. Dill’s fly. . .
This week, the main topic of the podcast is the issue of etiquette on our more crowded trout streams, in particular the conflicts that have arisen due to the popularity of fishing from drift boats and the issues that have developed with both boat and . . .
Terrestrial season on many western rivers is just getting going. When most anglers think western terrestrial fishing, they think grasshoppers. When hoppers are in abundance, they are a great food source for trout when not much else is hatching in . . .
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 . . .
Written by:Nick Chiasson, Forrester’s Bighorn River Resort
It’s Trico time again on the Bighorn River, and it seems that each year, the hatch gets longer and longer. Tricos are an incredibly fun dry flies to fish, especially on rivers like the Bighorn that . . .
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 . . .