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…)
We were lucky enough to have our good friend Paris Fleezanis from This is Fly Magazine come out for a visit. We fished hard all weekend, but the weather was perfect. That may sound a bit off saying the weather was perfect, but with a 40 degree temperature change within 24hrs this can actually hurt the fishing on The Smith. (more…)