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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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Small streams, Fall Fishing and Randolph Scott It is cool this morning, more September than August.  I am watching the 1958 movie, Buchanan Rides Alone sta rring Randolph Scott, where the bad guys will all eat a .44 before the movie ends.  My idea of summer time bliss: a Randolph Scott move in the morning and hopper fishing […]

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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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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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Today Only! Mike Geary presentation at Austin Orvis Store!

Today is the day that Mike Geary will be on-hand at the Austin Orvis store starting at 2:00 p.m. to talk about our Montana Fly Fishing Vacations – Healing Waters Lodge and Smith River 5-day floats. The address and phone number for the Austin Orvis Store is 10000 Research Blvd, Austin TX, 512-795-8004. Who is Mike Geary? The owner […]

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Flyfishing in Southwest Montana Presentation at ORVIS Retail Store – Baton Rouge LA

Please join Mike Geary at the ORVIS Retail Store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for a presentation on fly fishing with Healing Waters Lodge located in the beautiful Ruby valley, in southwest Montana. We are also, Lewis & Clark Expeditions, the largest fly fishing outfitter on Montana’s coveted Smith River. ORVIS Retail Store – Baton Rouge, […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge

Fishing, Soliciting and Closing This is the time of year I pack the car with a few brochures, a power point presentation and high hopes. Next week, I start traveling the bleak landscape of American business in search of future fishing clients. I am a page out of Arthur Miller’s Death of Salesman. I am […]

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Fly Fishing School Offered at Healing Waters Lodge

FISH LIKE A GUIDE BUT LIVE LIKE A CLIENT (Oh, How True) or How I Went to Healing Waters Lodge fly fishing school and learned to cast and fish like a pro. There are days when good guides can catch fish while the rest of the world seems to be out to lunch. Guides bring […]

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Big Hole River Fly Fishing Report

Big Hole River Watershed Committee November 2015 Newsletter (click title to open newsletter) Be sure to get on their mailing list.

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Healing Waters Lodge Newsletter

All Quiet on the Western Front Enrich Maria Remarque stated in his preface, to his novel All Quiet On the Western Front “This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It […]

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