Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana – Happy Thanksgiving

  As the story goes, in 1621 the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians shared a big “thank you” dinner because the Wampanoag saved the lives of the colonists by teaching them how to live off the land. The “thank you” dinner was a tradition until Lincoln made it a national holiday to be held in November.  […]

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Orvis Bellevue Retail Store – Vacation Package Presentation

Who: Mike Geary, Owner of Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions Outfitting, Twin Bridges, in southwest Montana What:  Presentation on Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions, offering a variety of fly fishing vacation packages, including fly fishing schools, with guided fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout on southwest Montana’s major rivers: […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana – Veterans Day 2017 Newsletter

Veterans Day 2017 I am reading Rick Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy on World War 2, which is magnificent reading.  I finished the first book in the trilogy, “An Army at Dawn” which centers on North Africa.  I am half way done with “The Day of the Battle” concentrating on the war in Italy.  The last book, […]

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Orvis Worthington Presentation – November 7 at 6 pm

When: Tonight at 6:00 pm Where: Orvis Worthington retail store, 7227 North High Street, Worthington, Ohio Who: Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions in Twin Bridges, Montana What: A presentation on our fly fishing vacations at Healing Waters Lodge in southwest Montana and our five-day/four-night float trips down Montana’s famous Smith […]

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Fly Fishing School – April 22-27, 2018

Our fly fishing school is conducted by our guide-instructors and is a sincere attempt to help you improve your angling knowledge, skills and abilities.  The fly fishing school package includes six nights lodging withe meals and five days of classroom instruction and guided fly fishing. After breakfast, our guide-instructors will conduct a brief class followed by […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

Rumor Has It… The rumor that Jon Snow (King of the North in the HBO series Game of Thrones) is having the White Walkers rebuild the wall as well as pay for it, is false.  Just offering a little clarity in a muddled world. The Wall, HBO’s Game of Thrones October 16 – Our last day […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Autumn days and autumn nights at Healing Waters Lodge, so beautiful here.   Winter is coming and the flora and fauna are preparing for it. Mike is preparing for his road trip to present the fly fishing vacations we have to offer to Orvis venues around the country.  Southwest Montana fly fishing and Smith River trips […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis and Clark Expeditions is open for business April through the end of October.  Each spring we offer a “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” fly fishing school.  The school is designed to improve every angler’s skill level by providing a solid foundation on stream entomology, improving angling […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Ruby Mountain capped in white on Saturday; just one of the many beautiful views from Healing Waters Lodge.  The snow continues to slowly melt and trickle into the creeks and into the rivers that we rely on. Cooler temperatures, fresh precipitation, and the undeniable feeling of changing seasons is reason enough to get out there […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The dry, warm weather and smoke from wildfires throughout Montana has made fly fishing in our area a bit interesting.  We’ve had some really good days and some challenging days on the water. As they say, Fishing is Fishing.  However, take a look at our 5-day Game Changer forecast: DAY DESCRIPTION HIGH / LOW PRECIP […]

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