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.
Privatizing River Access - What's Gained and Lost for Anglers
Privatizing river access is a controversial topic among anglers, especially those in Montana and Wyoming, where the two states have vastly different approaches. While Montana allows wade-fishing on almost every stream whether on public or private land, Wyoming streams often feature signs announcing private property where permission is needed to continue 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.”