fly fishing

Frustrations of Beginning Fly Tying
I have recently taken up fly tying since I have not been having much luck winter fly fishing so maybe tying some flies would be good! Well lets just say you are going to want to have a bit of patience to start but I hear once you get it down it becomes a lot more relaxing and fun...
Catch a Bleeding Fish? Buy the Fish a Coke
If you have spent anytime fishing in your life, odds are you have encountered a bleeding fish. Sometimes your hook can damage the fish's gill causing it to bleed. It is a heart wrenching scenario, especially when you are planning on throwing the fish back in the water and not the frying pan...
4 Best Made in Montana Fly Fishing Products
This past weekend, Missoula was host to the Orvis Guide Rendezvous Show. This show included both Montana-based companies and companies based outside of Montana, all of which cater to fly fishing in some aspect or another. Pretty much any and every kind of company that can be associated with fly fish…
What’s the Big Deal with Steelhead Fishing in Montana?
As I have mentioned before, my husband is an ex-fly fishing guide. So, whenever I want any information on this subject, I go straight to him. It also helps that he seems to have an unhealthy obsession with fly fishing. We often joke about this, as certain times of the year I find myself a fishing wi…
Ask Opinion on Montana Towns and Schools and Get Fishing Advice Free
This past weekend I attended a writer’s conference. In one of the classes that I attended, the author spoke about how everything a writer writes is important. I have to say, that I didn’t totally buy that, until today. The past year I have been blogging regularly and had considered it more of someth…
When Does Fishing Open on Montana’s Rivers and Streams?
If you’re an avid fisherman here in Western Montana then you probably already know what I’m going to tell you. However, if you are a recreational fisherman, then this information might be helpful to you. This could keep you out of hot water with Fish and Game, because as it turns out, fishing is not…
Best Flies for Catching Fish During Winter in Montana
I’m sorry to inform you that this list is going to be rather short, as the fish naturally have limited real flies to choose from this time of year. This means, we don’t have very many tied flies that will work in the winter. My husband is an avid fly fisherman, even in the winter months.…
Why This Missoula Girl Loves to Fly Fish
I have a confession to make. I detested fishing as a child. I spent more time untangling my line, than I did with it in the water. I hated baiting my hook, unless I got to use colored marshmallows. I remember my brothers spending hours digging up night crawlers to use for bait. I would scream if I h…
10 Unique Missoula Christmas Gifts
If you’re looking for a gift this year for the true Missoulian, or if you’re just looking to ship a little Missoula to someone for Christmas, then look no further. We have put together a list of gifts that are unique to Missoula and Western Montana...
Fly Fishing Report For Western Montana – Montana Outdoor Update
The weather is heating up and that means the runoff has begun. You may have noticed that some of your favorite fishing holes have turned to the same color as an ice cold glass of chocolate milk. No worries! You still have plenty of great places to hit up and "fling some flies...

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