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Learn to Cast Effectively and Efficiently and Catch More Fish

Healing Waters Lodge offers “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” fly fishing schools, April 14-19 and again, April 23-28.  After breakfast, our guides will conduct a brief classroom instruction followed by guided fly fishing on local waters such as the Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson, Madison, and Ruby, including some private access.  Classroom instruction […]

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Fishing, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, and More Fishing

  At Healing Waters Lodge we are intimately involved with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc., a non-profit organization founded by Retired Navy Captain Ed Nicholson.  Below are testimonials from two friends of ours who assisted us last summer at the lodge working with disabled veterans.  They also represent the quality and character of the […]

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Guest-Sponsors Needed for Week of July 4-9 at Healing Waters Lodge

Over the past 14 years, it has been our pleasure to recruit folks, that feel the same way we do about our military service members, to assist us in taking wounded military service members on 5-day float trips down the Smith River and fly fishing with Healing Waters Lodge in southwest Montana.  We, our friends and clients, competitors and […]

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Fly Fishing the Big Hole River with Healing Waters Lodge in Southwest Montana

Big Hole River Description So it begins high in the Beaverhead Mountains, the Big Hole River flows for 153 miles through a fly fishing wonderland filled with Brook, Rainbow, Brown and Cutthroat trout. The Big Hole is the last remaining habitat for fluvial Arctic Grayling in the contiguous United States. Along the Big Hole corridor […]

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Our 2017 Season Kicks Off with Two Fly Fishing Schools

Healing Waters Lodge opens April 1st.  We enjoy kicking off the season with two fly fishing schools, April 14-19 and April 23-28.  The school is designed to improve every angler’s skill level by providing a solid foundation on stream entomology, improving angling technique (a variety of casts and mends), reading water; and, three ways to bamboozle […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana by way of Ireland

              Dublin: Sightseeing and eating our way through Dublin for a couple of days then on to Galway for some possible fishing on Lough Corrib, the second largest lough in the island of Ireland.  Mike is searching for “his people.”  Our new friend, Ken, of the Atlantic Salmon Trust, […]

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Thank you to The London Fly Fishing Fair!

Absolutely wonderful time at The London Fly Fishing Fair!  Thank you to the fair organizers for providing such a wonderful venue to help businesses associated with fly fishing meet our public.  There is so much you can do on-line with social media and websites, but nothing compares with actually meeting face-to-face and talking to folks about the […]

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The London Fly Fishing Fair – Brilliant and Smashing!

Word of the Day at The London Fly Fishing Fair is “Brilliant!”  Mike, Kadi and I talked our socks off yesterday about Healing Waters Lodge, our fly fishing lodge located in southwest Montana, and about our 5 day-4 night Smith River float trips.  Fair attendance was far more than we anticipated yesterday since it was a work […]

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The London Fly Fishing Fair

Tomorrow morning Mike and I begin our second journey to London to promote our Lewis & Clark Expeditions Fly Fishing Outfitters, 5 day/4 night guided float trips down the Smith River and guided day trips.  On this trip, we are proud to include the addition of our lodge in southwest Montana, Healing Waters Lodge, just outside of the town of Twin […]

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See you at the The London Fly Fishing Fair!

Healing Waters Lodge of Montana and Lewis & Clark Expeditions Outfitters will have a booth at The London Fly Fishing Fair, March 10-11, in the Business Design Centre.  We will do our best to spread the word about our wonderful fly fishing lodge in southwest Montana and our 5 day/4 night float trips down the Smith […]

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