Category Archives: Summer Fishing

Fishing Yellowstone Park In August

Yellowstone Park fly fishing in August on the Lamar River
When fly fishing Yellowstone National Park in August, savvy anglers begin working harder to get off the beaten path. The height of tourist season sees relatively high fishing pressure on the easily accessible, famous rivers. If you are willing to lace up your hiking boots, however, you can find...Read more

Tips For Fishing Montana's Small Streams

Fly Fishing Montana's Small Streams
Tips for fly fishing Montana's small streams As the snow flies during the winter months here in Montana it is easy for the mind to wander to warmer days spent exploring the intimate water that we fly anglers hold near and dear to our hearts. Perhaps a sense of exploration pulls us toward fly...Read more

5 Tips For Late Summer Fishing In Yellowstone Park

Fighting a Cutthroat in the Yellowstone Backcountry
Late summer is one of the most popular times to visit and fish in Yellowstone Park . According to the Park Service, August accounts for almost 25% of yearly visits to the park, and my guide calendar backs up that fact. Although it is the most convenient time to visit for many folks, August and...Read more

4 Tips For Fishing The Madison River in August

August wade fishing on the Upper Madison
August is an extremely popular time to visit and flyfish the Madison River . The Madison can fish well during all 12 months of the year, and each month sees a different set of challenges for fishermen to solve. During August, those challenges can include warm, sunny weather, fishing pressure, and...Read more

4 Keys to Success When Fishing the Madison River in Early June

June fishing on the Madison River
Montana is filled with a variety of different rivers, spring creeks and lakes. The diversity of fishing is staggering and the complexity and variety only increases as we consider different times of year as each fishery changes dramatically in how and where the fish are found over the course of the...Read more

Fishing in Montana After Runoff

Montana fishing after runoff
Some of the best fishing of the year occurs just after runoff subsides. Post runoff fishing can be very good for a variety of different reasons. First, trout have not been fished to in several weeks; it is hard to fish when you are dodging floating debris! Second, water temperatures are hitting the...Read more

A Guide to Montana fly fishing in July

fishing in july
July fly fishing in Montana produces some of the most diverse angling conditions of the year. July is hand’s down the busiest time of the year for fishing the blue ribbon rivers of the Big Sky state. The popularity is due in part to the fact that July is often when a lot of people like to plan...Read more