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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The holiday season is fast approaching and so is our 2020 fly fishing season. What better gift than a fly fishing vacation with the best southwest Montana has to offer, Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions: Smith River float trips. Reservations available now. Here are some things you should know about us for […]

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Fly Fishing Southwest Montana

Enjoy this four minute plus video produced for us this summer by Muddy Shutter Media.  Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge, Twin Bridges, Montana, and owner/outfitter of Lewis & Clark Expeditions, explains “Why I Fish” while visually taking you along on a Smith River float trip, around Healing Waters Lodge, and the waters we […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Orvis Fly Fishing Schools: Healing Waters Lodge August 17-22 or August 22-27 Itinerary Day 1: Arrival at Healing Waters Fly to Bozeman, MT and pick up a rental car (or contact Orvis to arrange a private shuttle transfer) for the 90-minute drive to the lodge. We recommend arriving at the lodge before 5 pm so […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

“Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” Fly Fishing Schools: Dates for the 2020 Healing Waters Lodge Fly Fishing Schools: April 26 through May 1 and May 3 through the 8th.  Package includes six nights lodging, single occupancy, all meals at the lodge, use of loaner fly fishing gear and equipment, classroom and […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

For Whom the Bell Tolls by John Donne No man is an island, Entire of itself Each is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Emerger It is spring and I have a song in my heart and it is not, “A Bridge Over Troubled Water”.  We are honored and grateful to be a finalist for the Orvis 2019 Fly Fishing Lodge of the Yearaward.  I am thinking of Dean Martin singing, “Ain’t That A Kick in The Head”. Snowpack is good […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

For the past 5 months we have practiced our language skills with Coffee Break Spanish podcasts.  By this weekend, we will have another check-off on our bucket list, Spain.  Mike has rented a house north of Barcelona, in Cadaques, Catalonia.  The house overlooks a beautiful bay and is in walking distance to Salvador Dali’s place.  […]

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Flyfishing in Southwest Montana

Women and Rivers On our refrigerator, I have a magnetic plaque with a picture of John Wayne in a cowboy hat from the movie Hondo along with the quote, “A mans gotta do what a mans gotta do.” This implied saving damsels in distress, taking on mountain lions with your bare hands, drinking whiskey neat, […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Mike Geary‘s roadshow isn’t over yet! Catch Mike at The Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, CA, February 22-24. Stop in and check out all that we have to offer: vacation packages at our lodge in southwest Montana, 5 day/4 night fly fishing float trips down Montana’s Smith River, “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Mike Geary Presentation: Saturday, January 26th, at 11:30: Mike Geary will be at Orvis Baton Rouge to talk about fly fishing with us in southwest Montana.  We offer vacation packages at our Healing Waters Lodge in southwest Montana, five day/four night guided float trips down 59 river miles of the coveted Smith River, two fly fishing […]

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