Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Nuances of the Madison:  In Robert Frost’s poem, West-Running Brook, he refers to the brooks “backward motion” as “the tribute of the current to the source”, in other words, an eddy in a river pays tribute to its source. Greg Lilly and his wife, Janet, created Healing Waters Lodge and Greg grew up fly fishing on […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

It is that time of year again when Mike Geary loads up the Subaru and drives around the country peddling our Montana fly fishing vacations.  Mike will be at the following Orvis retail store locations to present what we have to offer if you are looking for a vacation package at our fantastic lodge located […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Orvis Endorsed Lodges Guest Review: Healing Waters Lodge is the Best in the West: Guest review by Harlan A:  I have come to HWL for fifteen years and I keep coming back for many reasons. Friendly owners with helpful, patient and friendly guides, great location, wonderful food and modern facilities. Rivers, streams and ponds to […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Great day on the Big Hole river. Tungsten Prince Nymph is the ticket these days.  Bring sunscreen, stay hydrated, and catch & release.

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Now as I Was Young and Easy… For the past couple of weeks this poem was rattling around in my head.  Youtube has the late actor Richard Burton reading it that brings it alive.  What this has to do with fishing is a tough segue.  The poem does have something to do with life and fishing for […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Healing Waters Lodge offers a variety of freshly prepared meals for breakfast, stream-side lunches, and dinner.  The following is a sampling of the dinner menus created by Chef Linda Foy and Chef Beat Meier for our guests at Healing Waters Lodge:   Appetizer: Brie Cheese Crostini with Thyme Roasted Grapes Salad: Baby Romaine Wedge Salad, […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

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 are fishing access sites […]

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Lewis & Clark TU Chapter Meeting – December 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Lewis & Clark Trout Unlimited Chapter, will meet December 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Anderson & Platt Outfitters in Dillon.   State legislators, Ray Shaw and Jeff Wellborn, will be available to respond to any questions you may have about the 2017 Legislative session.  Chapter business and projects will also be discussed. Brunchies, Dillon’s first and only mobile […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge

October is a great time for fly fishing in Montana and Healing Waters Lodge is offering a Fall Fly Fishing class, October 14-19.  Included is a six-night stay at the lodge with all meals included, 5 days of instruction on fall fishing techniques and guided fishing; all for the great price of $2,995. To learn more […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge

Ruby Habitat Foundation are good stewards of habitat in their care for the benefit of all. To learn more about wildlife friendly fencing check out this Fish, Wildlife and Parks guide Wildlife Friendly Fences. What does this have to to with fly fishing in southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge?  Everything!

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