Monthly Archives: June 2012

Salmonflies heavy on the Stone!

The Yellowstone has been rocking and rolling lately.  This year the salmonflies blew up in a few places at the same time, there is a solid batch just above Loch Leven still, another above 26, and another above Yankee Jim … Continue reading

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Madison ON FIRE

The salmonflies are just about over on the Madison.  You can still find a few stragglers above 3 dollar bridge still, but in general you’ll find a lot more big bugs on the Yellowstone right now.  We had some truly … Continue reading

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Yellowstone on the fence…

We were hoping the Salmonflies would be happening on the Yellowstone, but it looks like we are still about a week out from prime time.  The heaviest part of the hatch is now between Loch Leven and Mill Creek bridge, … Continue reading

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Salmonfly Update

Salmonfly Fever is definitely in full swing right now!  After a half hour sweep of search and rescue at Loch Leven on 6/21 I saw one salmonfly dry and zero shucks.  With 90 degree temperatures forecast for this weekend, the … Continue reading

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36 inch Sanibel Snook!

We just got another saltwater report from outfitter Brian Sienkowski.  With several rivers in runoff here in Southwestern Montana, he and his girlfriend Chelsey decided to head south to Florida.  They were fishing primarily for snook, redfish, and tarpon off … Continue reading

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Big Pine Tarpon Report

Fly fishing the gin clear waters of Big Pine Key for giant Tarpon, this was the best trip yet. We were fishing the third week in May in hopes that we might hit the worm hatch, we did hit it … Continue reading

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Salmonfly Fever continues…

Salmonflies are scattered everywhere throughout South West Montana right now – ditto that for golden stones, sallies, rafts, drift boats, and fish crazed anglers.  Over the last few days, we’ve talked to several good rowers and anglers who have had … Continue reading

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Stick with big dries…

If there is one time of year to commit to fishing only dry flies in Montana, this is it.  It can be very tempting to fish streamers or nymphs, (especially when everyone else is fishing dries), but that same big … Continue reading

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Lower Madison fishing hot!

Fished the box canyon on the Henry’s Fork last weekend.  Salmonflies are done down there, did see a few straggler goldenstones and tons of brown drake spinners.  Stopped a few places near Ennis on the Upper Madison to look for … Continue reading

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