Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Montana Snow pack map indicates, at this point in time, the Smith River corridor and southwest Montana snow pack evaluations are in good shape as far as snow pack percentages.  Storms with additional precipitation are in the forecast and we feel very optimistic about the upcoming fly fishing season. February 23-25: Mike is hosting our booth […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

After a month on the road throughout Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Georgia, peddling our Montana fly fishing vacations, Mike returned home safely this week. Being the bold man of action that he is, Mike rests not; and therefore, we invite you to join us at the following events: February 23-24-25, The Fly Fishing Show, Pleasanton, California:  […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

In need of a special Valentine’s Day gift? Perhaps a unique birthday, anniversary, graduation gift? A fly fishing vacation in Montana is both special and unique with Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions Fly Fishing Outfitters.  We have a variety of options for you to choose from: Healing Waters Lodge fly fishing vacation […]

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Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client Fly Fishing Schools in Southwest Montana

“He says education is the thing if you want to compete Because without it son, life ain’t very sweet.” Lyrics from the 60’s song “Color This Man Father” by The Winston’s. All I can say from this inspirational 60’s song by the Winston’s is “Amen.” You want to be a better angler where trout will […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Shape-Shifters Fly Fishing In Montana We spent the holidays bingeing on TV.  The world appears to be consumed by vampires, zombies, shape-shifters, warlocks, witches and extraterrestrials.  Not bad if you’re describing the political class but as a fly fisherman I seek a soft stream with gentle riffles and quiet rising fish.  The following is the […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Mike packed our Subaru Outback with a 42 inch flat screen, a booth display, his laptop, and a box of brochures; then, he headed out before daylight this morning on what he calls his “Willy Loman Southern Sales Tour” peddling our fly fishing vacations.  Mike will be doing presentations at the following listed locations: January […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Montana mountain snow pack continues to build with each passing storm promoting a promising 2018 fly fishing season.  Our bookings for Healing Waters Lodge and Smith River floats are robust and we are planning for busy and exciting year.  2018 Highlights so far: January 13 – Orvis – San Antonio –  Mike Geary presentation at […]

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Gift Ideas – Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana!

Looking for a gift for a holiday, birthday, anniversary, graduation, or perhaps a bucket-list? Check out our top four gift ideas: Healing Waters Lodge fly fishing vacation Smith River Float Trip Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client fly fishing school Guided Fly Fishing Day Trips Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge […]

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Fly Fishing the Smith River in Montana

The Smith River is immersion therapy for anyone that wants to get a feel for Montana 50 years ago. The floating part of the canyon is 60 miles with two public access points. You embark from Camp Baker outside of White Sulphur Springs, which has been described as looking like a hooker without makeup. You […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Generally, April and May, prior to run-off, finds Montana’s rivers low with warming water temperatures. With growing activity and no pressure on the rivers, nymph and streamer fishing excels, with occasional dry fly action on the top. The month of June brings out the heavy Stone Flies on the Big Hole and the Madison. Big flies appear after the waters […]

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