Classic Trout Bum of the Week: “Dirty” Mike Elliott

Written by: Abigail Dennis


Mike Elliott poses with a gorgeous Madison River brown trout.
All photos courtesy Mike Elliott

“Dirty” Mike Elliott isn’t your typical fly fishing guide. No, he’s a true Montanan: he hunts, night calves and seeks shed antlers. But he’s best known as one of Madison County’s best fly. . .

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Video: “Carpology” Part 1 by Todd Moen

Summer temps hover in the upper 90s, and there are rising carp on Montana’s Missouri River. Unlike trout or steelhead or bonefish, carp feed in a frenzy known to some anglers as the. . .

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Photo: “Orvis Girls” on the Run in Southwestern Montana

Written by: Maggie Mae Stone and Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff


Maggie (left) and Jenny shared a three-day tour of some of Montana’s iconic trout waters.
Photos by Maggie Mae Stone and Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

We are #orvisgirls

The genesis of this was two years ago in Missoula, Montana at the Orvis Guide Rendevous. In a very male-dominated sport, it was no surprise that the few talented and able female anglers. . .

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Video: “Seasons of the Stone” Teaser

Here’s a great trailer for for an upcoming production called “Seasons of the Stone,” which will follow a group of ten female anglers across three states and 1,000 miles in the Greater. . .

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Video: “Springish” in Montana

Cabin fever is a serious malady, so Joe Cummings and his buddies schedule an annual late-winter trip to help shake off the cobwebs and get ready for the serious fishing to come. As you’ll see, . . .

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