Top 5 Salmonfly Patterns – Montana Salmonfly Hatch

Salmonfly season is upon us and if you are like us, you’re on the edge of your seat. There’s nothing quite like casting enormous foam dry flies at the bank and watching eager trout crush them. However, Montana’s salmonfly hatches are not a secret. It’s crucial to have the right flies on hand to stand out from the crowds. We’ve handpicked five of our favorite new salmonfly patterns for the upcoming season to give you the edge when the “big...

2022 Father’s Day Fly Fishing Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? With Father’s Day rapidly approaching, it may seem like your list of potential gift ideas is never ending. After all, what do you get for the dad who has everything? Fly fishermen know what they want, and that’s why we have narrowed down several surefire gift ideas that will please any dad on your list. 1. Simms Big Sky Shirt Good luck getting your dad out of this shirt this summer. The Simms...

Top 5 Flies for Spring Fly Fishing in Missoula, MT

  Spring fly fishing in Missoula, Montana is one of our favorites!  I’m sure you’ve heard us say that before, but we can’t say it enough.  It’s the time of year that we all look forward to. After a long winter and cabin fever has set it there’s no better cure than getting out on our local rivers.  Spring is also the time of year where we catch some of our biggest fish on dry flies. Yes, you heard that…

Montana Fall Fly Fishing | The Gear You Need

Fall is one of the greatest times to do some Montana fly fishing. Not only is it beautiful here, the temperatures are great and the fish are happy and hungry. However, it does present some unique challenges to even the most experienced angler. Weather is often quick-changing, water is low and clear, and the bugs hatching are smaller than our summer stoneflies. That being said, this is still one of our favorite times of the year to get out on...