Category Archives: Trip Reports - Destinations

Patagonia Chile Fishing Report: Magic Waters Lodge January 2016

Paloma River Chile Fly Fishing
Trailing cows to the summer pasture in the Big Belt mountains, I couldn’t help but daydream about being on the river. Summer in Montana was too short to be wasted on the back of a horse; it is better spent chasing trout. I spent the summers of my early 20’s guiding fly fishermen and doing ranch...Read more

Abaco Lodge Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report: November 2015

The second half of our November hosted trip lead us to Abaco Lodge on Abaco island. Fly fishing for bonefish is legendary across the Bahamas and Abaco has some of the world’s richest bonefishing grounds. The lodge is located on the world famous “Marls” which is an expansive flats system with over...Read more

South Andros Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to Bairs Lodge: Nov 2015

Bonefishing on South Andros Island
We recently returned from a successful hosted “couples” trip to Bairs Lodge on Andros Island in the Bahamas . This was our second trip Bahamas bonefishing trip to Bairs in the last 4 years and it is one of my favorite salt water destinations in the Carribean. Andros island is home to some of the...Read more

Wisconsin Fly Fishing for Musky 2015 Trip Report

Musky on the fly
In later October, 2015 we embarked on our second annual Montana Angler musky on the fly adventure to Northern Wisconsin. Muskellunge is the apex predator across most of the Midwest and southern Canada and one of the ultimate challenges on a fly rod. Muskies are a fish of myth and legend and are...Read more

2013 Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to South Andros and Abaco Islands

bahamas bonefish flies
Our recent hosted trip to the Bahamas was a flying success. The islands of the Bahamas are widely considered to be the bonefishing capital of the world. Fly fishing in the Bahamas has a lot to offer: high fishing counts, LOTS of fishable water and trophy sized fish. Although some permit and tarpon...Read more

Spring Trip Report: Cody WY

Cody WY
We just returned from our annual spring guides trip. This year we went back to Cody, WY after visiting last season when we got rained out on the Bighorn. The rivers were blown out last year in May but we enjoyed the area so decided to give it another shot. Half of the fun of fly fishing is trying...Read more

Thanksgiving feast: Large November Montana Brown Trout!

Montana November Brown Trout
As I mentioned in my last post, fall fishing in Montana is synonymous with huge browns. Miles, Doug, and I headed out the day after Thanksgiving to target some large browns and weren't disappointed. After driving through some nasty blizzard conditions in the dark we arrived at the Missouri River to...Read more

Eggs and Bacon on the Ruby River

Ruby River Fly Fishing
I had a few friends in town from Colorado so we went and fished the Ruby yesterday. I've had some good midge action in the past this time of year on the Ruby so we went in hopes of seeing some heads but the hatch never materialized. Fortunately the nypmh fishing was great and the water flows ideal...Read more

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