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Yellowstone River

Preserving the Iconic Yellowstone River

by Paul Weamer 0

At the time of my first trip to the Yellowstone region, I was managing two fly shops for a fly-fishing… more »


5 Best Trout Fishing Spots in the World

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Whether I’m at a fishing lodge, a boat ramp parking lot, a riverside campfire, or an airport terminal in a… more »

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Montana Fly Fishing As It Was

by Jessica McGlothlin 0

The big-boned bay gelding barely spared a glance as we dug out a 5-weight from the pack mule’s panniers. He… more »

Husky browns like this are what attract fly fishermen from all over the world to Central Montana’s premier trout streams.
Credit: Photo by Greg Thomas

Hottest Places to Fly Fish in Central Montana

by Greg Thomas 0

Big Sky Country was first in line when they handed out blue-ribbon trout streams, and the best of the lot… more »


Jefferson River Rising

by Tom Reed 0

Forgotten. Ignored. Overlooked. Spurned. Maybe even scorned. Montana’s Jefferson River has never had much of a reputation among fishermen. The… more »


Silver Bow Creek Restoration

by Michael Hamilton 0

In 1908, a massive flood washed millions of tons of copper, lead, zinc, cadmium, and arsenic 100 miles downstream from… more »

Bitterroot River

Western Spring Skwalas on the Bitterroot River

by Greg Thomas 0

Fishing Montana’s Bitterroot River during the spring Skwala (Skwala parallela) hatch is one of the West’s greatest fly-fishing events. Yes,… more »

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by Greg Thomas 0

Western rivers are becoming so crowded that some anglers consider casing the long rods for good. Others are disappointed by… more »

Yellowstone River

Yellowstone River

by James Anderson 9

Epic hatches of Montana’s Paradise Valley     I don’t remember the first time I fished the Yellowstone River, but… more »


Copper Mining Threatens Montana’s Smith River

by Jeff Erickson 0

West-central Montana’s Smith River mesmerizes floaters like a series of long-lost Ansel Adams landscape negatives, a sense of serendipity beckoning… more »

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