Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing
High water doesn’t have to be a problem, expecially in a shallow river like the Lower Madison.
Photos by Brian McGeehan
The Lower Madison–the section of the Madison River below Ennis Dam down to the headwaters of the Missouri–is one of the most reliable float fisheries in southwestern Montana during . . .
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. . .
The rainbows on the Upper Madison were feeding heavily, despite the cold.
Photo by Maggie Mae Stone
Maggie Mae Stone—a guide at The Tackle Shop in Ennis, Montana, as well as a former Trout Bum of the Week—sent in this cool shot from a solo trip she made yesterday. Here’s her. . .