Montana Fly Fishing Tag

Buying Your Second Fly Rod

You did it. You bought your first fly rod. You stumbled and suffered through the steep learning curve, and you stuck to it. All the knots that failed, all the flies that mysteriously flew off after someone shot a pistol behind you, those days are past…. mostly. You’ve...


Looking At Flies

A fly box is a lot like your underwear drawer. It holds what’s important, it keeps our secret treasures, and we use it as often as possible! There’s nothing so personal in fly fishing as your flies. Say what you want about your rod, reel, waders etc, there...


Missoula Fishing Report 6/3

Fly Fishing Report Brought To You By Our Missoula Fly Fishing Guides And Fly Shop Staff. Enjoy and Good Luck! .ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-feature__content{background-color:#eeeeee !important}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-feature__content:before{background-color:#eeeeee !important}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-feature__image{background-image:url(}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-button .ugb-button--inner{color:#ed3700}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-button{border-color:#ed3700}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-button:hover .ugb-button--inner{color:#ed3700}.ugb-43aaf8e .ugb-inner-block{text-align:left}Bitterroot RiverThe Bitterroot river is starting to come back down after...

Bitterroot River Fly Fishing Guided Trip

In Search Of Big Trout

Slabside. Pig. Brother Two Foot. Doesn’t matter the slang you use, lifetime fly fishing memories are made as you venture on the water, sights set on the size of the result. But how do you find them? What’s the secret for locating that fish of...


The Search For Clear Water

When the rivers are high and brown, there’s a feeling that goes through the Missoula fly fishing community. It’s a combination of frustration, annoyance and a little bit of optimism. If only just, if I just did this, I would find clear water. The eternal optimism of the...


Why You Should Try 10′ Fly Rods

Euronymphing has startled fly fishing with it’s effectiveness and micro control over the drift. I’m going to stress that. Micro control of drift. What’s the biggest deterrent to catching trout? Drag. Why are the best Missoula fly fishing guides first three recommendations when fishing, “mend....