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

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

Mike Geary Presentation: Tuesday, January 22, at 6 pm, Mike Geary will be at Orvis Houston to talk about fly fishing with us in southwest Montana.  We offer vacation packages at our Healing Waters Lodge in southwest Montana, five day/four night guided float trips down 59 river miles of the coveted Smith River, and fly […]

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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

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

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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