Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The holiday season is fast approaching and so is our 2020 fly fishing season. What better gift than a fly fishing vacation with the best southwest Montana has to offer, Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions: Smith River float trips. Reservations available now. Here are some things you should know about us for […]

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Fly Fishing Southwest Montana

Enjoy this four minute plus video produced for us this summer by Muddy Shutter Media.  Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge, Twin Bridges, Montana, and owner/outfitter of Lewis & Clark Expeditions, explains “Why I Fish” while visually taking you along on a Smith River float trip, around Healing Waters Lodge, and the waters we […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Orvis Fly Fishing Schools: Healing Waters Lodge August 17-22 or August 22-27 Itinerary Day 1: Arrival at Healing Waters Fly to Bozeman, MT and pick up a rental car (or contact Orvis to arrange a private shuttle transfer) for the 90-minute drive to the lodge. We recommend arriving at the lodge before 5 pm so […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

“Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” Fly Fishing Schools: Dates for the 2020 Healing Waters Lodge Fly Fishing Schools: April 26 through May 1 and May 3 through the 8th.  Package includes six nights lodging, single occupancy, all meals at the lodge, use of loaner fly fishing gear and equipment, classroom and […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Emerger It is spring and I have a song in my heart and it is not, “A Bridge Over Troubled Water”.  We are honored and grateful to be a finalist for the Orvis 2019 Fly Fishing Lodge of the Yearaward.  I am thinking of Dean Martin singing, “Ain’t That A Kick in The Head”. Snowpack is good […]

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Flyfishing in Southwest Montana

Women and Rivers On our refrigerator, I have a magnetic plaque with a picture of John Wayne in a cowboy hat from the movie Hondo along with the quote, “A mans gotta do what a mans gotta do.” This implied saving damsels in distress, taking on mountain lions with your bare hands, drinking whiskey neat, […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

January 4-5-6: The Fly Fishing Show, Denver Mart, Denver, Colorado.  Mike hosts our booth.   January 12, from 1-3 pm: The Sportmen’s Finest, 12434 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, Texas. In-store presentation. January 17, from 6-7 pm: Orvis – The Woodlands, 9595 Six Pines Dr, The Woodlands, Texas. In-store presentation.   January 22, from 6-7 pm: Orvis – […]

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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 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 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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