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Fishing Report 5-19-20

Fishing Report 5-19-20

Did I hear you say the “Big Bugs” were out? – the crazy eyed fisherman knocking on my car window. Big water: She is big! Flowing at 31,500 CFS, it’s going to be a little while until this beloved river is going to be fishable. If you do get out […]

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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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Happy May Day! It’s Guide Season.

Happy May Day! It’s Guide Season.

We made it to May. After several weeks of being shut down with a standing “stay at home order”, Governor Bullock has begun slowly opening the state’s economy. We are currently in Phase 1 of a 3 phases reopening. Phase 1 and 2, allow us to run guided fishing trips […]

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The Jig

The Jig

A little story. Lately I have been tying the majority of my nymphs using a jig hook. Yep, I jumped on that “Euro Style” bandwagon like the rest of all those flat brimmers. The damn things work pretty well and to be totally honest, I have been using jig hooks […]

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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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Spring Fishing in the Flathead Valley

Spring Fishing in the Flathead Valley

Holy smokes it has been a good spring for fishing in the Flathead Valley. Fish started moving into the river system in mid to late March and we saw some studs! Lakes started to ice off in mid to late April and they too have produced quite well for us. […]

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Hiking the Scenic Point Trail in Two Medicine

5 Things to do off the beaten path while visiting Glacier National Park

If you are visiting Glacier National Park this season you will likely hike a mountain, drive Going To The Sun Road, and maybe get some camping in. While these activities are staples of this beautiful area, there are other, often overlooked activities to spice up your trip. Here are five […]

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