This week, I talk with Scott Bosse of American Rivers on the Montana Headwaters Security Act, a 7-year program that will hopefully come to fruition in 2020. It’s draft legislation for new Wild and Scenic river designations on some of the best . . .
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We are a few weeks into the season on the Bighorn River, excited and looking forward to a fresh start. The spring fishing has been good, and the size of trout being caught is similar to the early years, when the average size was 16 to 18 inches long. The . . .
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Each year at about this time, a great natural wonder occurs: huge clouds of small, dark caddisflies appear on most of Western rivers. Mother’s Day caddis (Brachycentrus americanus) emerge in huge numbers and are the first really big hatch of the . . .
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Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater, Madison Valley Ranch
In the middle of winter, many anglers find themselves longing for something that the snow and chilly weather has kept at bay--the tug of a trout at the end of their line. We find ourselves eager to . . .
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A fishing guide for more than two decades, Lisa Savard now shares her knowledge with others..
Photo by Tim Savard
Lisa Savard runs Savard Hospitality Consulting, along with her husband Tim, from their home alongside Rock Creek near Clinton, Montana. Before they moved out West in 2014, Lisa and Tim owned and operated Lopstick Lodge & Cabins in Pittsburg, New Hampshire for. . .
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On Election Day, November 6, Montanans will have the opportunity to make a powerful statement in support of clean water by voting YES on I-186, known as the Requirements for Permits and Reclamation Plans of New Hard Rock Mines Initiative. If . . .
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Last week, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions headed out to the Yaak Valley--near Troy, Montana--to visit Tim and Joanne Linehan of Linehan Outfitting Co. Our two favorite Tims together at last!
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Written by: John Herzer, Blackfoot River Outfitters
John Herzer celebrates a nice fall trout with a client.
Photo courtesy John Herzer
The rivers around Missoula, Montana--Rock Creek, the Big Blackfoot, the Bitterroot, and the Clark Fork--are already showing signs of the changing seasons. Shorter, cooler days are keeping . . .
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Written by: Will Bayha
Will and Bridgit in the Lamar River canyon, in Yellowstone National Park.
Photos courtesy Will Bayha
When I first heard about the Orvis 50/50 On the Water campaign, I loved the idea to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. I knew that’s exactly what I wanted to do with my girlfriend, . . .
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Written by:Nick Chiasson, Forrester's Bighorn River Resort
It's Trico time again on the Bighorn River, and it seems that each year, the hatch gets longer and longer. Tricos are an incredibly fun dry flies to fish, especially on rivers like the Bighorn that . . .
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