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Fly Rods are like Potato Chips; It's Tough to Stop at One!

Choosing a fly rod is complicated and addictive. Perfection is elusive and the myriad of variables keep us coming back for more.

Dec 11, 2023

5 Tips for Fall Fly-Fishing

When summer fades away and is replaced with cool autumnal weather, many anglers hang up their waders in favor of other outdoor pursuits. But don’t let challenging conditions steer you away from fishing in the fall. There are still lots of fish to be caught and the transitioning scenery, pleasant weather and dwindling crowds make it a great time to be on the water.

Sep 27, 2021

Summer Bucket List: Fishing Tournament with Friends

A summer bucket list is the perfect way to plan activities for kids and adults alike. We're all searching for fun and safe activities to get us out of the house and off of our phones. This weekend we're encouraging you to host a fishing tournament with your friends. Meet up at the nearest lake or river and see who is the best angler in the friend group!

Jul 24, 2020

Weekend Plans for the Family: Fishing and a Picnic Lunch

Got any weekend plans for the family? Why not pack up the car and head out for a day fishing on the river or lake? We've outlined some of our favorite fishing spots and easy picnic lunches that are perfect for a day spent in nature. Being outdoors is like free therapy - it can help reduce stress and is a great way for families to reconnect. 

May 16, 2020

Top 5 Colorado Trout Fishing Rivers

Colorado trout fishing is an experience that you don’t want to miss. Trophy fish, stunning scenery, and gorgeous summer weather will have you scheduling your next trip back before you have even left. There are many famous rivers all over the state with esteemed trout fishing, but we’ve selected our top five to give you a starting place.

May 11, 2020

Top 5 Montana Trout Fishing Rivers

Montana trout fishing is some of the best in the country - they don't call it the "Treasure State" for no reason. There are many famous rivers all over the state with esteemed trout fishing, but we've selected our top five to give you a starting place.

May 8, 2020

Bass Fly Fishing - Here's What You Need to Know

Bass fly fishing is often overlooked by anglers who get distracted by all of the prevailing opportunities within the Northern and Southern Rockies.  Fly fishing for bass is a natural progression for experienced bass fishermen looking for a new challenge, or for experienced fly fisherman who wish to tackle a new species. Fishing for freshwater bass (specifically smallouth and largemouth) can be one of the most intense and rewarding experiences on a fly rod.

May 6, 2020

Fly Fishing in Idaho

Welcome to Idaho - one of the most special places in the Northern Rockies. Maybe it's the gorgeous scenery and abundant wildlife that initially draws you in, but it is the legendary fishing that will have you coming back for more. We love touring ranches throughout the state and fishing in the various rivers and streams.

Apr 15, 2020

Northern Rockies Fishing Forecast

April in the Northern Rockies is unpredictable.  One day you will be mowing the yard and the next shoveling the driveway.  It’s a time of year when we substantially build and store snowpack in the mountains while the valleys emerge from winter slumber.  Current snowpack conditions in and around the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem including Wyoming, Montana and Idaho are in excess of 100% and as high as 120%.

Apr 3, 2020

Featured Ranches: All About Fishing

The Sanctuary Ranch lies about 19 miles north of Red Lodge in the center of the Rock Creek Valley. Its 879± acres encompass one or both sides of Rock Creek for approximately two miles. One third - more or less - of the property lies on the east side of Rock Creek and represents one of the most extraordinary fishing retreats we have ever been privileged to offer for sale.

Nov 1, 2019

Fly Fishing Gaining Traction Among Millennials

For those who can afford the leisure time and some rudimentary equipment, fly fishing offers a reason to be outdoors, a closer connection to nature, an avenue for environmentalism, built-in community, opportunity for creative expression, and a lifetime’s worth of niche expertise.

Oct 16, 2019
Montana Trout Fishing

Montana Trout Fishing Season is Looking GOOD!

To quote Explore Big Sky columnist Patrick Straub, “Reports are trickling in, chatter is growing louder in the corners of local fly shops, and pullouts are being used more by anglers than for excess snow. Don’t put your skis or boards away yet—some of the best snow of the season will soon fall on the slopes. But if you take your recreation seriously, have your waders and rod at the ready at all times because we are in the season of potential.”

Mar 28, 2018