And the Ruby River Runs Through It

We are so fortunate that the Ruby River runs through our valley.  A small and unassuming river with so much life depending upon it.  Our guest, Vince, captured the beauty of the Ruby and our valley with this gorgeous photo.

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Guests and Guides Makes Our World Go Around

The first year that Mike and his wife, Anne, stayed with us, the airlines lost his luggage for the entire week they were here.  Anne found the Patagonia store in Dillon and Mike quickly became a fashion icon on the rivers he fished.  Last year, Mike and Anne returned (their luggage made it too) and both […]

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Jefferson River’s Sunday Best

Mike and I did a shuttle today for TJ who is guiding Healing Waters Lodge guest, Lindsay and John.  This is the view from the take-out on the Jefferson River, with the Ruby Mountain range in the background.  Gorgeous day to be fly fishing in southwest Montana.

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Big Hole River is Alive and Well

TJ guides our guest, Ken, down the Big Hole and into the Jefferson River today.  While doing shuttles we just had to stop and take these great photos of them with the Tobacco Root Mountains in the background.

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Big Hole River Waiting For Some Snowfall

The Big Hole River looks stunning with fall foliage and some wintry weather coming in. Time to layer up, wear gloves, and wind proof jackets. Time to go fishing!  

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Snow in the mountains and fisher-people in the rivers!

Healing Waters Lodge sits at about 4400 feet in elevation and there is snow in the mountains surrounding us in every directions.  Excellent news. The Jefferson, the Big Hole and the Ruby are rejuvenated and fishing well. Fall is here and it is beautiful.

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Such a small world and we have so much in common.

Before dinner, Mike Geary starts the introductions.  Six honored guests sent to us from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, 9 generous guests associated with Weiland Build, Lodge icons Tom R., Steve M., and Tobie M., are mixed in there somewhere. All are here for a rainy few days of fishing and some comradery with those […]

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Healing Waters Lodge video by Anne Ruttle of RuttleWild

Healing Waters Lodge guest, Anne Ruttle, created and shared a wonderful video of her and her husband, Paul, fly fishing with Healing Waters Lodge.

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What a difference a week makes!

Just arrived to Healing Waters Lodge are six soldiers sent to us from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing for a week’s stay at the lodge.  Gentlemen from the Weiland Build group and their clients are also here and sponsoring the soldiers.  We also have a couple of special volunteers that help us with every aspect of making […]

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