September 14th – Fall is here

Just when you think you can't take another day of the heat, smoke and low water - Montana and mother nature deliver. We are expecting a winter storm this afternoon, which should deliver some snow to the high country, some water to the rivers and a much needed reprieve from the heat. Such is life in the Rocky Mountains, and more so life as an outfitter. This should mix up the fishing accordingly. The Trico's will be gone, only the toughest hoppers will survive and the fall streamer game will start to ramp up. I would expect we are still a few days from the Lower Big Hole opening - but you never know. The Jefferson has remained open throughout the season and fished remarkably well. The Madison & Ennis Lake complex has been steady fishing throughout the season and should only get better as the diets of the bigger [...]