Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

The View from the Kitchen by Chef Linda Foy The Colors of Spring Spring in southwest Montana. The season when grey and brown burst into a vivid paint wheel of fluorescent hues. The scent of lilac wafts through the air, mingling with the aroma of newly spread fertilizer. Calves lounge in the greening grass, newly-returned […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

Perchance to Fish April 1: A friend sent me this video with the title “No Fishing”. Marmot scream April 9: Montana is in lockdown until April 10. Healing Waters Lodge isn’t opening until May 18. Guides, outfitters and lodge owners begin to think of career changes. In times of crisis, 9/11, the Great Recession, and the NFL […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana – Newsletter

“A strong people don’t need a strong leader.” John Steinbeck from the screenplay Viva Zapata Fence line in southwest Montana I agree 100% with Steinbeck. At our core we are the strength in our Country regardless of political party. When kids were embarking for the beaches of Normandy no one was asking what political party […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

  Peace and Good Will to All Having made several attempts to write about something during the Holiday Season, I’ve run short each time.   The essence of the holidays for us is “Peace and Good Will to All.” I can’t come up with anything more succinct or more sincere.  Regardless of your race, creed […]

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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 in Southwest Montana

Mike Geary‘s roadshow isn’t over yet! Catch Mike at The Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, CA, February 22-24. Stop in and check out all that we have to offer: vacation packages at our lodge in southwest Montana, 5 day/4 night fly fishing float trips down Montana’s Smith River, “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Mike Geary Presentation: Saturday, January 26th, at 11:30: Mike Geary will be at Orvis Baton Rouge 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, two fly fishing […]

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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 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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