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New AIS Rules for Nonresident Boaters in Montana.

New AIS Rules for Nonresident Boaters in Montana.

Reduced AIS license fees and vessel permit requirements are just some of the new regulations for out of state boaters coming to Montana in 2020. If you or someone you know are coming to Montana and are planning on bringing a water bound vessel, make sure you know the regulations. […]

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Trailer Love. A Drift Boat Trailer Rebuild.

Trailer Love. A Drift Boat Trailer Rebuild.

I have a hard time getting rid things that are dear to me. Does that make me a hoarder? Possibly, or maybe it’s that I have a passion for refurbishing equipment. With the guiding season off to a slow start due to COVID-19, I decided to take on a project […]

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Fishing Report 4/27/2020

Fishing Report 4/27/2020

How high is the water Momma? -Johnny Cash Big water: The big water is quite large and getting bigger by the day. Its “High Water” season in the Flathead Valley. Small Water: Small water is no longer a good descriptions of our creeks and small rivers. Everything flowing is big […]

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Um, Excuse me bear.

The snowpack is stout!

Everyone likes a hardy snowpack. One of the most important indicators as to how our summer fishing season will play out is our springtime snow pack. Ultimately our aquifers, lakes, and rivers are recharged annually by the amount of snow we received throughout winter and spring. Fortunately for us, we […]

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

Boy, it sure is “interesting times” throughout the world as we all deal with the current Covid-19 pandemic moving throughout, well, everywhere. Our small, fairly remote valley is no exception. At the time of writing this blog post, Governor Bullock has issued a “Stay at Home Directive” throughout the State […]

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Creekin

Creekin

Small water fishing: I think it is safe to say that the our local river is a little swollen with water right now. For all of you folks that get a little cranky when you have good fishing weather and you go visit your favorite riffle or inside seam line […]

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Dry Fly Dreaming

Dry Fly Dreaming

We had a fleeting glimpse of spring up here in northwestern Montana and it was glorious. For over a week we had temperatures rising into the mid to upper 40’s and the sun would show itself from time to time, making this fisherman day dream with the thoughts of rising […]

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