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 Southwest Montana

I thought about writing a goofy newsletter with space ships, Elvis sightings, J. Edgar Hoover singing Tighten Up with Archie Bell and Drells; but, my medication kicked in. I did have an image of the actor John Malkovich fly fishing in something called the Vegomatic. The Vegomatic was a set of headphones, wrap around sun […]

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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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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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