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 . . .
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: . . .
This week’s interview is with Steve Galletta of Bighorn Angler
in Fort Smith, Montana. The Bighorn fishes well all winter long, and Steve shares tips on how to catch tailwater trout throughout . . .
Next Monday, November 6, anglers will stage a rally at the Montana Capitol in Helena before heading to a public meeting on a proposed copper mine at the headwaters of the Smith River. . . .
image via https://smithriverwatch.org
The Smith River–Montana’s only permitted recreational river–is renowned for its clean water, rugged canyon scenery, and incredible trout fishery. A small Canadian mining startup, Tintina Resources, . . .