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

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 in Southwest Montana

Ethereal Fly Fishing The sales pitch in this newsletter is short and sweet and something we must do to keep our banker smiling and food on the table. Bookings are excellent for our Smith River float trips with a few launch dates still available in May and July.  This is a five-day/four night camping trip, […]

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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

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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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Now as I Was Young and Easy… For the past couple of weeks this poem was rattling around in my head.  Youtube has the late actor Richard Burton reading it that brings it alive.  What this has to do with fishing is a tough segue.  The poem does have something to do with life and fishing for […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge

A group from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing are guests of Healing Waters Lodge this week.  They helped us celebrate Independence Day along with other guests who also want to do more than just say “Thank you for your service” to our military men and women in uniform.  We are so grateful to be in […]

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Thank you to The London Fly Fishing Fair!

Absolutely wonderful time at The London Fly Fishing Fair!  Thank you to the fair organizers for providing such a wonderful venue to help businesses associated with fly fishing meet our public.  There is so much you can do on-line with social media and websites, but nothing compares with actually meeting face-to-face and talking to folks about the […]

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Fishing Over the Immortal Nakedness of Montana

Fishing Over the Immortal Nakedness of Montana “The sea, autumn mildness, islands bathed in light, fine rain spreading a diaphanous veil over the immortal nakedness of Greece.  Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean Sea.”  A passage from the novel, Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis. […]

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