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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Casting for Peace This is the time of year we aim high in our aspirations.  Our desires and aspirations are – Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All. This time of year, in Southwest Montana the world is a little quieter, a little more peaceful and a little more serene. The following are some quick […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions will host a booth at The Fly Fishing Show in 2019 at the following locations.   Denver, CO: January 4-5-6 Atlanta, GA: February 1-2 Pleasanton,CA: February 22-23-24

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Fly Fishing Schools in Southwest Montana for 2019

April 25 thru April 30, 2019: This is considered Graduate school for anglers with more experience with the emphasis of honing your skills. Think of it as immersion therapy. $3250 per person includes six nights and five days lodging, all meals, classroom instruction, 5 days of guided fly fishing. May 2 thru May 7, 2019: […]

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Fly Fishing Veterans

Fly Fishing Vets Patriotic Stimulator by Son Tao Son Tao is an American story.  We met Son when he came to Healing Waters Lodge with a group of Disabled Veterans from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, LLC. Project Healing Waters is a non-profit organization that uses fly fishing as a rehabilitative tool for injured and disabled service […]

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Fly Fishing Schools 2019 in Southwest Montana

April 25 thru April 30, 2019:  This is considered Graduate school for anglers with more experience with the emphasis of honing your skills. Think of it as immersion therapy. $3250 per person includes six nights and five days lodging, all meals, classroom instruction, 5 days of guided fly fishing. May 2 thru May 7, 2019: […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

When you are tired of the Smith River in Montana you are tired of life. This is bastardizing Samuel Johnson’s thoughts on London but it is apropos when referring to the Smith River.  2019 will be our 26th year of outfitting on the Smith River making us the oldest and largest outfitter (we own 26 of 73 commercial […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Taking Leave of a Friend Chuck Robbins (L) Chuck Robbins was a guide, author, conservationist, husband and father, and a friend.  Chuck treaded gently on the land that he loved and gave more than he got.  He was an ardent conservationist working to maintain public lands, clean water and wild trout.  Chuck was a man of dignity, […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Ruby valley is full of Sandhill cranes and Canada geese taking advantage of an abundance of flora and fauna they depend on.  Our skies are overcast and the morning air temperature is cool enough to warrant a light fleece jacket (although, toes remain uncovered in sandals.)  Welcome to August, in southwest Montana, where you never […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Written by Chuck Robbins Newsflash! The Big Hole River Salmon Fly hatch is now officially happening. Trout, some of them big, have been seen slashing the surface, crushing adult bugs from Fish Trap to Glen (and doubtless on downstream aways but I haven’t talked to anyone willing to brave the lower river’s plus 6000 cfs […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Participants from Virginia and West Virginia boarded planes for Bozeman Montana with high hopes and lots of anticipation. Trip Leader Bill Campbell had encouraged everyone to watch local weather web sites, read web sites about the location and the fishing, and make sure they were ready for big fish and a wonderful wilderness experience along […]

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