CrossCurrents loves to share our passion with other through educational opportunities in fly fishing and fly tying.

“When it comes to tying your own flies one of the critical ‘tools’ would be the vice. A person has lots of choices. Everything from a vice grip clamped to a table to a very ornate complicated devise even I don’t know what all the ‘du-dads’ are for. Some where in the middle however will be a.. read more →

  YUP! It’s that time of the year. We anglers that “lose-em in the summer” & “tie-em” in the winter have begun. We have started to replace the flies, gone to fish, stream side shrubbery and friends. For some of us it is a passion and a pleasure to seduce trout with our own creation… read more →

Flows Below Holter: 5030 cfs (normally 4800) …. Water Temperature: ….35 Flows Below Hauser: 5190 cfs (normally 3670) …. Water Temperature: low to mid 30’s…. Looks like another unseasonably warm week ahead for all you fine folks is central Montana. Weather pushing into the mid to high 50s from Helena to Wolf Creek and west over the divide.. read more →

Flows Below Holter: 4800 cfs (normally 4900)…. Water Temperature: 34° F…. Flows Below Hauser: 4930 cfs (normally 3720)…. Water Temperature: low to mid 30’s…. Crazy warm and beautiful weather (for January) the past few days has made for some pretty sweet conditions to get out and wet a line.  The fishing on the MO has been pretty good.. read more →

Flows Below Holter: 4860 cfs…. Water Temperature: 33.8° F…. Flows Below Hauser: 5120 cfs…. Water Temperature: COLD…. Fingers crossed for the week ahead. If the weather man is right, it could be the break lots of use have been waiting for! Kick cabin fever in the gonads and get out there people! Looking like temps peaking this weekend.. read more →

Me too! Barbecue, baked, broiled & broasted. However the edible critter is not what I am referring to. Those of us who “lose ’em in the summer and tie ’em in the winter” know of what I speak. That incredibly beautiful, genetically spectacular, OMG bird of valuable feathers. The hen gives us the softer with more.. read more →

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of having Luba Solonenko, Reporter from Beartooth NBC News visit us in our Downtown Helena store to do an interview and some video footage about the art of fly tying and our Fly Tying Schools.  We love talking about fly fishing, fly tying and sharing our knowledge and passion for this.. read more →

We usually are fully booked on our Fly Tying Classes 4 to 6 weeks in advance.  However, we had to do some shuffling of students between our February and March classes and that made for some openings.  We have only 1 space left in our Beginner Class starting on February 13th.  We also have just.. read more →

We are here for our locals, back in the Helena shop these days.  While the MO is still fishing great the pressure has finally decreased, the fish say thanks for the break.  If all you have experienced of Montana is the MO well then come talk to us.  We can get you out there in.. read more →