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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Day Two – The Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, California

A great turnout yesterday for Day One of The Fly Fishing Show-Pleasanton at the Alameda Fairgrounds. It’s Day Two and Mike Geary is in Booth F9, Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions, talking about our lodge and guided fly fishing trips in southwest Montana, fishing the Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson, Madison and Ruby rivers, plus, […]

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The Fly Fishing Show at Pleasanton, California, February 24, 25 & 26

WHAT:  The Fly Fishing Show WHEN:  Friday, February 24, from 10 to 6, Saturday from 9 to 5:30, and Sunday 9-4:30 WHERE: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, California Mike Geary is manning Booth F9 and would love to talk to you about our guided fly fishing trips in southwest Montana staying with us […]

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Fishing Over the Immortal Nakedness of Montana

Fishing Over the Immortal Nakedness of Montana “The sea, autumn mildness, islands bathed in light, fine rain spreading a diaphanous veil over the immortal nakedness of Greece.  Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean Sea.”  A passage from the novel, Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis. […]

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Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client – April Fly Fishing Schools

A few spots left in our Fly Fishing Schools: April 14-19 and April 23-29 Healing Waters Lodge offers “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” fly fishing schools in April.  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, […]

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