Mid-July….2022

Rolling the Big Ones with Walt and Charlie. Hot flies were RB Stone, Prince Nymph and O-Leech! Water temps and flows are perfect.

July 7,8…2022. Chasing the Hatch.

Good times in the salmon fly hatch with Cindy B. We found most of the big flies between Lyon Br. and Palisades. The hot fly was the Drowned Salmon fly pattern (hedgehog) in the large size #4. 3x tippet and let ‘er eat!

May 30…2022. Let It Flow.

Something you don’t see every day…or every year. Release flow at Hebgen Dam is 361cfs, cranked down as low as it gets. In fact, 361 is only a few cfs higher than when the dam broke and levels dropped to 250cfs. BUT, due to recent snow and rain, flows at...

May 28…2022. Spring is Sprung

Wildflowers, wild mushrooms and hungry trout. Memorial Day weekend here in Ennis has rain, rain and more rain in the forecast. The Madison is still low but clouding up…Bear Ck. is running mud as will most of the other “tribs” this weekend. Spring...

May 3, 2022. From the Outhouse to the Penthouse.

UPDATE: 5/6/2022 Good News! Rain, snow, water…we went from bone dry to juicy in two weeks. SW Montana snowpack close to normal…much of the state is ABOVE normal. Flows are increasing at Hebgen Dam. The Madison River is rising, and the trout are happy....