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12 ways to get your fishing gear organized in your home.

12 ways to get your fishing gear organized in your home.

For the avid fly-fisherman who seems to have too much gear, keeping it all organized can be daunting. With the myriad of lines, reels, and accessories, you might not know where to begin. Maybe you can create a dedicated room or corner of a room. How do you maximize...

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Madison River Fishing Report 3/16/21

Madison River Fishing Report 3/16/21

Our Madison River Fishing Report for 3/16/21. The Madison spring game is heating up with temperatures in the mid to upper fifties. We're seeing rainbows heading up-river to do their annual spawning in the many skinny riffles so watch your step and your anchor out...

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Beaverhead River Fishing Report 6-10-19

Beaverhead River Fishing Report 6-10-19

My son David is a huge fan of the Beaverhead and it's very large trout! The Beaverhead River is open to fishing from the spillway at Clark Canyon Dam to it's confluence with the Jefferson in Twin Bridges. We all eagerly await the regular season opener as many of our...

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Madison River Fishing Report 04-12-19

Madison River Fishing Report 04-12-19

Now that the gorge is melted off the main river channel and the air temperatures have stayed in a much more comfortable fishing range the fish are of course, damn hungry and if you like easy fishing this is the time to get out there! Expect to be nymphing or streamer...

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Winter Streamer Tactics

Winter Streamer Tactics

In a rut always fishing nymphs under a bobber in the winter? Try leaving the bobbers home and dedicate your day to fishing streamers only. You may not catch the numbers you normally would especially this time of year but you may be surprised at the the quality of the...

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Montana – Where Fly fishing Dreams Come True.

Montana – Where Fly fishing Dreams Come True.

Montana - Where fly fishing dreams come true. By Stefan Larsson I met Stefan on social media several years ago. I was and still do enjoy reading his witty, poetic, thought compelling post's and impressive photography of his his home waters in Sweden and it's stunning...

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Madison River Fishing Report 08-04-17

Madison River Fishing Report 08-04-17

The Madison River from Lyon’s bridge down to Ennis has been fishing quite well. Pick you tactic. We’re catching trout on dries, streamers, nymphing and dry/dropper. Flows have dropped and the trout are looking up! Get your gear together and head for the Madison River!...

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Madison River Fishing Report 7-5-17

Madison River Fishing Report 7-5-17

Now that Salmon Flies have made their hatch progression from the lower reaches to the upper river towards Lyon's Bridge we are happy to report a great Salmon Fly season this year. Really good numbers of bugs and a longer hatch duration are what you'll find on the...

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Fly Tying How-to: Tying a Dry / Dropper Rig

Fly Tying How-to: Tying a Dry / Dropper Rig

One of the most effective ways to fly fish for trout is to employ a dry dropper rig allowing you to fish to both surface feeders and sub-surface feeders, simultaneously. The dry fly covers the surface feeding fish, also acting as an edible strike indicator, and the...

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How to Fish a Streamer and a Dropper Nymph

How to Fish a Streamer and a Dropper Nymph

The Bunny and Beadhead One of our favorite and most successful tactics for catching big trout is to add a dropper nymph off the back of your streamer. The "Bunny and a Beadhead" or "Dragging Junk" rig (as it's affectionately known around the rivers of southwest...

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Tying The No-Slip Mono Loop

Tying The No-Slip Mono Loop

In this fly tying video I demonstrate how to tie the no-slip mono loop, a knot credited to Mr. Lefty Kreh in his book Fishing Knots. I use this knot for all of my wet and streamer flies as I feel it aides in adding lifelike movement and is also a very dependable knot...

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Fly Tying How-To: A Faster Way to Tie the Blood Knot

Fly Tying How-To: A Faster Way to Tie the Blood Knot

One of the most common and useful knots for joining sections of leader or tippet material is the blood knot or barrel knot. Although most anglers and guides typically use the double surgeon's knot I prefer the blood knot as it keeps the completed leader straight...

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