ORVIS Fly Fishing News: How to tie a fly

Video and Story: The Art of a Deer-Hair Master Written by: Phil Monahan For many of us, our first attempt to tie a Muddler Minnow was when we came face-to-face with the frustration of trying to spin deer hair on a slippery hook shank. For a novice tier, or even someone who has been at […]

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Jefferson River Fly Fishing Report

Thought about heading out on the Jefferson this fine Sunday morning and get back in time to watch the Seahawks play. Then we began organizing flies and gear and that has turned into an all day event.

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Beaverhead River Fly Fishing Report

So if “Yup” is the answer to “Got your elk yet?”, then today is the perfect day to be out on the Beaverhead. No wind, no people, and no problem. Have fun and be safe.

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Montana Trout Unlimited – Lewis & Clark Chapter Meeting

Montana Trout Unlimited, Lewis & Clark Chapter 656, is having a meeting on Thursday, November 19 beginning at 6:00 p.m., Search & Rescue Building in Dillon. Hope to see you there!

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Healing Waters Lodge Newsletter

All Quiet on the Western Front Enrich Maria Remarque stated in his preface, to his novel All Quiet On the Western Front “This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It […]

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Madison River Fly Fishing Report

You can feel the wind slide off the Arctic Ocean as it saddles up next to you.This is when you contemplate if you really have on enough layers. Grasshoppers are decomposing along with Caddis and Mayflies. Midges catch a breeze and end up in Wyoming by lunch time. Sling lead. Heavy wet flies can keep […]

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Jefferson River Fly Fishing Report

Jefferson River is snow flurries, wind and the temperature have nothing to do with Fall weather. Instead, you suck it up and call it “a brown trout kind of day” and sling lead. Woolley Buggers, White Zonkers, Articulated flies and pray that one big fish will ease your misery.

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Big Hole River Fly Fishing Report

White stuff all along the banks. We call it snow. Raw wind. There isn’t a dry fly for 100 miles. A good day for streamers and a better day to stay home.

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Jefferson River Fly Fishing Report

Jefferson River had a snow day today. Stay warm.

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Healing Waters Lodge of Montana on Instagram

We invite you to Follow and LikeHealing Waters Lodge of Montana on Instagram. We are not only an Orvis endorsed fly fishing lodge, we are also the largest permitted outfitter on the Smith River.

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