October 23, 2017

 Hey everybody and welcome back.  We just wanted to take a moment today and tell you that we have partnered up with Bison Coolers.  This is just a mutual agreement, no change in ownership by anybody.  Bison Coolers is the only outdoor cooler we use or will recommend....

October 18, 2017

 Ah, the infamous mop fly.  You either love it or hate, not much in between on this one.  I haven't personally fished a mop fly before, but I think it might be time to give it a try.  I couldn't find the origins of the mop fly, but it has been something really popular...

October 18, 2017

Fall has arrived on the Missouri River.  Fishermen have reported that the BWO hatches have finally started to arrive on the Mighty Mo.  That is if you can stand the winds (today winds in Great Falls were sustained over 20 mph with gusts over 30 mph).  The discharge rat...

October 12, 2017

Well, here we are in mid October here in Montana and boy has the weather changed.  We went from smoky skies with hot weather, to snow, to rain, to windy and cold.  Almost seems some days that fall was skipped and winter is here already.

It's the best time to re sto...

July 29, 2017

I haven't been out there since the last report, but the word on the street is Tricos are still going strong in the mornings and hoppers are starting to get hit good.  Tricos you can still fish the single patterns or head out with a Griffith's Gnat or Buzzball pattern a...

July 25, 2017

First off, welcome back everyone!  We have been working hard to redo our website and make it more user friendly and easier on the eyes.  We will soon start offering products once we finish up some paperwork!  

Now on to what you came here for.  I managed to ge...

April 11, 2017

Today I am going to talk to you about the different types of tying threads out there for fly tying.  The first thing we should go over is the sizes as they can be quite confusing to anyone starting out.  There is two common size types of thread, a “zero” measurement sy...

March 8, 2017

This pattern is a little bit more difficult to tie, but not impossible.  The pattern comes Gary LaFontaine's book Trout Flies Proven Patterns.  This fly uses closed foam to create the halo, which diffuses light to imitate an insect emerging out of the water film.  The...

March 8, 2017

 This is a very simple fly to tie using red thread, a straight shank hook, pearl lurex and ostrich herl.  This fly is a great scud/sowbug imitation to use in tailwaters.  This fly can be used in many different colors, but pink is the most popular, even more so during t...

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