14 Feb 2017
February 14, 2017

Ben’s Pick!

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Orvis Safe Passage Fly Tying Kit Bag-$129.00 of Awesomeness! “Fly tying work spaces often look as though a tornado has gone right through the middle of our feathers, furs, and other tying material. It doesn’t take long for our fly tying workspace to be scattered about. The Orvis Safe Passage Fly Tyer’s Kit Bag is.. read more →

“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 →

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 →

With an arctic blast assuring we can’t even think about being on the river, most of us “die hards” have been at the tying desk spinning away at some of our favorite patterns for warmer weather. Sometimes you just sit at the vice for fun. A time for innovation and trying out a new pattern.. 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 →

These Pupa look like some great flies to swing for Caddis on The MO! read more →

Remember those days? I think we are done with that stuff. Report: The flows are now about 4200 cfs (normally ~4760). Water temps at the dam are ~45, a bit warmer down river. BWO are showing up in better numbers, fish are starting to see them more often now and fishermen are starting to catch.. read more →