GLENN SCHWARTZ 1940-2018

       When I first met Glenn I was twenty and he was twenty three. When you’re that young you have no clue what’s ahead…no clue.  If Glenn would have known what was coming would he have changed? I don’t know. I doubt it. He always stuck to his...

THE FLYING ANT HATCH

   The ants are out!    You hear about it but have you ever seen it? The flying ant hatch on the Madison is elusive and undependable, but if you hit it right, oh boy!    It could happen anytime between mid August and mid...

RBMF FUZZY BUNNY AWARDS

Time to recognize the noteworthy people, places and events in the fly fishing world, the Madison Valley and Ennis, Montana… THE FUZZY BUNNY AWARDS FLY OF THE YEAR: The RB Bunny. The Dark Side never looked brighter on a #4 hook. RIVER OF THE YEAR: The...

BOAT WRECKS’ GREATEST HITS

   Watching the water rise around the state of Montana starting to give me that “sinking” feeling. All these shiny new drift boats with not a scratch…fancy paint jobs…lowgunnels…brand new designer oars handmade from imported...

REJECTED!

      In a stunning, unanimous, 4-0 decision, The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission voted NO on the proposed Madison River Recreation Plan that would limit commercial use on the river and would have blocked out certain stretches from...

NO SOUP FOR YOU!

MADISON RIVER RECREATION PLAN Here is a link to a summary of the proposed plan:   http://fwp.mt.gov/doingBusiness/insideFwp/commission/meetings/agenda.html?coversheet&topicId=44038209      Montana Dept. of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has put out a...