Spring Fishing Tips

A Kootenai River Rainbow Trout in Spring
Spring fishing here in Montana can be terrific. There is generally a three week period where most rivers are in good shape before snowmelt and runoff flood valleys. Depending on

Taper Your Dry/Dropper Leader

tapered dropper leader with flies
Often, I hear guests express concern about the challenges associated with fishing a dry/dropper. Some even tell me they’d rather not even go through the trouble since it will get

Top 5 Montana Spring Patterns

fly fishing lodge, Montana fly fishing lodge, Kootenai River fly fishing lodge
Montana offers some of the best spring fishing opportunities in the lower forty-eight. During the months of March and April and before runoff and snowmelt flood river bottoms, conditions are

Blog: Montana Wolf Hunting Tips

wolf in water
The Montana wolf hunting season is full swing right now and conditions have been terrific here in the northwest corner of the state.  Daytime temperatures have been particularly mild this

Blog: Montana Wolf Hunting

howling wolf
Montana wolf hunting usually means more opportunities during early morning hours and late afternoon.  Like most game animals, wolves much prefer to be nocturnal.  They spend a good portion of

Blog: Dead Drifting Streamers

man fishing in river
Streamer fishing is a very effective way to create opportunities during winter months.  There are many streamer techniques and dead drifting streamers with an indicator can be particularly productive depending
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