Some filmmakers are not afraid to focus on the tough issues facing the world of fly fishing. In this great video, Joe Cummings of Missoula River Lodge takes a hard look at how female anglers should behave when they are on the water. What do you think? Did he get it right?
A native Montanan, KynsLee has built her life around fly-fishing for a variety of species.
Photo by PNW Guide Service
KynsLee Scott (“Kyns” to her friends) is an instructor and guide for Blackfoot River Outfitters in Missoula, Montana. She’s also the Owner/Outfitter of KS Steelhead Guide Service in . . .
Written by: The Staff of Montana Angler
It’s not the Madison or the Yellowstone, but streams like this offer great fly fishing for trout.
All photos courtesy Montana Angler
As the winter snow flies in Montana, it is easy for the mind to wander to warmer days spent exploring the intimate streams that we fly anglers hold near and dear to our hearts. Perhaps a sense of . . .
Former colleague Eric Rickstad with a nice brown from the [REDACTED] River in Montana.
Photo by Phil Monahan
A few years ago, Eric Rickstad and I made plans to go to Montana in late April for the Orvis Western Guide Rendezvous. As soon as our travel plans were finalized, Eric started talking . . .
Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop
Here’s a gorgeous early-spring rainbow from a Southwestern Montana river.Photo courtesy The Tackle Shop
While we are still a couple months from spring, sometimes those El Nino-fueled winds bring warm days to the river, and the fishermen start to wake up. Good fishing can be found across much of . .
When the Provo Brothers made “Steelhead and Spines” a couple years ago, they merged a vision of the sports of fly fishing and skiing/riding as they’d never been merged before. But Mark. . .
Ask a child to choose between a river and a mine and they will choose the river without hesitation. Trout Unlimited’s film “Not Mine, Ours” recently premiered at the 16th annual Wild and Scenic . . .
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. . .
Tom shows off a fine Bitterrot brown trout with guide John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters.Photo courtesy Blackfoot River Outfitters
This week, the main event is a chat with John Herzer, owner of Blackfoot River Outfitters and one of the savviest anglers and guides I know. John talks about late-fall and winter fishing in the. . .
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: . . .