Written by: Steve Galletta, Bighorn Angler Fly Shop & Lodge
Springtime on the Bighorn means midges, BWOs, and rising trout.
Photos by Steve Galletta
Bighorn Angler guides sometimes spend their day off taking advantage of the excellent midge and blue-winged Olive emergences. . .
Ryan and Otter celebrate the best fish of the day.
Photo by Josh Duchateau
Sheree Baxter—Guest Services Manager at Firehole Ranch, in West Yellowstone, Montana—sent me this cool photo over the weekend, along with a note: “Firehole Ranch guide Ryan. . .
At this year’s Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, the keynote address was not delivered by some crusty veteran, offering pearls of wisdom from his decades on the. . .
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. . .
Written by: Matthew Churchman, Blackfoot River Outfitters
What can you do if the fishing is slow and everybody needs a boost? Catch a two-footer, that’s what. Our recent spate of higher-than-normal temperatures in Missoula brought the rivers up. . .
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. . .
Aubrey is all smiles and looks like a pro the way she’s holding that cutty.
Photos courtesy Glacier Anglers
Fly-fishing literature is rife with tales of fathers and sons, but that’s not the only parent-child option. Darwon Stoneman of Glacier Anglers in West Glacier, Montana, sent in these great photos of. . .
Young Pippa—daughter of Simon Perkins, Senior Manager of Orvis Adventures and Hunting, and his wife, Els Van Woert—has already been featured on this blog. Born into a sporting family, . . .
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. . .
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. . .