Nice one Pat! 26+” Monster on the Smith on an overcast rainy afternoon. The fishing is really heating up!
To many, there is simply fly-fishing. There’s no particular season, there’s no particular species, there’s simply a lifestyle.
It’s not necessarily about the number of fish caught, nor the size. It’s not whether I hooked into the biggest brown I’ve ever seen, or making the perfect cast to feeding fish. It’s not even about the atmosphere, the beautiful Montana sky, the free-ranging cattle looking on as you successfully snag the bush behind you; nor about the fresh mountain air, the fellowship, or the knowledge gained from your experienced guide. Simply put it’s about all of it. (more…)
In August a fun time was had at the Bar Z by a guy who wrote out his time in a unique diary form. Brian Hodges of Double Haul Travel was there to catch it all on camera. Read his diary log here.
The weather in Montana is still cold, but the rainbows are starting think about the spawn and so are we!!! Currently we all are working our winter jobs and counting the days until we can cast to rising trout and wading the many beautiful Montana rivers. Oh and it’s snowing and 10 degrees…… So as I feed cows each morning and enjoy the winter days, I still count the days until the the bugs hatch, and the fly drops!