Montana Angler Fly Fishing Blog

May Fly Fishing: Montana's Mother's Day Caddis Hatch

Mothers Day Caddis Hatch
The annual Mother’s Day Caddis hatch is one of the most anticipated events here in Southwest Montana. While it may not be quite as famous as the Salmon Fly hatch, the fishing can be every bit as good, if not even better. The sheer number of bugs that take to the air during the peak of the hatch is...Read more

A Guide to Spring Fishing on the Gallatin River

A Guide to Spring Fishing on the Gallatin River
Spring is a special time for anglers across Montana. As temperatures increase trout become more and more active and the fishing quickly becomes exciting and more diverse. The Gallatin River holds a special place in the hearts of many and is a popular spring fishing destination. With its proximity...Read more

Chile fishing trip report: Magic Waters Patagonia Lodge March 2022

Fly Fishing Chilean Patagonia
Montana Angler’s 2022 trip to Magic Waters Lodge in Chile marked our first hosted fishing trip to Chile since the COVID-19 pandemic upended travel. The trip came with many questions about the ability to travel from the United States to Chile. Fortunately for our group, Chile opened travel for the...Read more

Montana Fly of the Month: March

Montana Fly of the Month: March
Montana Fly of the Month: March 2018 The Split Flag Blue Winged Olive tied by Bob Quigley March fly fishing in Montana is a time when things begin to get a little bit more interesting following the long winter days spent fishing small flies in cold conditions. The air temps and water temps along...Read more

Agua Boa Amazon Lodge 2022 Trip Report

Double digit peacock bass in Brazil
Our recent visit to Agua Boa Lodge in Brazil was nothing short of spectacular. Once the fly fishing travel bug takes hold, the adventuring angler will soon be faced with the difficult choice between exploring new places and returning to special destinations. Despite the vast angling destinations...Read more

Belize April Trip Report To Turneffe Flats Lodge - 2021

Belize Tarpon
Belize is home to some of the world’s most diverse saltwater fisheries. Home to the 2nd longest barrier reef in the world, the interior flats are teaming with bonefish, tarpon, snook and permit. Beyond the reef lies one of the largest atoll systems in the Caribbean: Turneffe Atoll. This island...Read more