Despite what it feels like, it is indeed actually the month of April. To many, it doesn’t feel like April at all, and it’s not because of the weather. COVID-19 is to blame for the ghost towns surrounding many of your local fly shops. No shops open to walk in, online or phone orders only,.. read more →

The fishing out here on the Missouri has responded well to the interlude of autumn weather we’ve had. In standard Montana fashion, we’ve seen 3 seasons within the last 7 days. We are excited for the week ahead though, as mother nature seems to be giving us a respite from brutal cold. Expect highs in.. read more →

Yet again, we’ve had an early shot of winter. The roads have largely been plowed clear as of this writing, but use caution tomorrow- the mercury here is dropping into the single digits tonight. The ramps are usable (sort of). A quick rundown of where you can/can’t put in in the upper river: Dam- eh,.. read more →

 Looking outside, I’m not really sure if it’s late September or late December. The boat ramps here are unsurprisingly empty, and it seems like Craig is taking a two-day nap during the snow storm. Boat traffic has been on the lighter side this week with heavy winds giving way to the snowfall. We’re expecting a.. read more →

    The ol’ MO has been a bit mercurial of late, but we’re still catching big fish. The river seems to be in what I call the “almost” phase. Streamer fishing? It’s almost getting going. Fall Baetis hatches? We’re almost there. That being said, the Tricos and Pseudos are alternatively entertaining/frustrating to fish to. Big.. read more →