Tuesday Tips: Top 10 Flies for Winter Trout in Montana

Written by: Josh Duchateau, Firehole Ranch


Guide Josh Duchateau knows the value of getting out on the water in winter.
Photo courtesy Josh Duchateau

The mercury is getting more and more difficult to find in my thermometer. Most Montanans are trading their fly rods in for skis, but for the reluctant ones there are enough days with temps. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LIX: Kyle Wilkinson


Kyle Wilkinson shows off a gorgeous Colorado winter brown.
Photos courtesy Kyle Wilkinson

Kyle Wilkinson is the Outfitting Manager at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, as well as one of their fly fishing guides. Born and raised in southeastern Kansas, Kyle received his first fly rod. . .

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Video: Montana Fall Colors and Trout

Self-shot fly-fishing videos are tough to make, unless you like endless static shots in which the angler is far away or nausea-inducing “shaky cam” effects. But Frank Melro—a Portuguese. . .

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Anglers Must Stand Up for the Beaverhead

Written by: Guy Alsentzer and Wade Fellin


The Beaverhead River is home to some beautiful trout.
Photo courtesy Big Hole Lodge

The Beaverhead is one of the Lower 48’s finest fisheries. Its upper reaches are a classic tailwater fishery, while its middle and lower stretches more resemble a spring creek, with clear. . .

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Video: Floating the Flathead in Montana

Here’s a cool video from Ben McCracken about a six-day float on Montana’s Flathead River. What I enjoy about this production is that it features more than the fishing, with plenty of wildlife, . . .

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