Roundabout Now Available with Two Seats

What could be more fun than spending the day casting a lure for your favorite fish? The answer is easy. Two make it better! The fun of fishing is best shared with a partner

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Soft Hackle Ant, the Fall Backup Fly

          Soft Hackle Ant in a size 14 – 18 tied on a dry fly hook, is one of my favorites.  It is tied several different ways.  I like a red butt and sometimes a red center or both.  It is also tied with either chartreuse  dyed partridge or natural.   The […]

A View At Rat Lake

Rat Lake is a very easy Mile and half round trip hike in the Gallitin Valley. To get to the Rat Lake Trail head,  go south on hwy 191 from 4 corners 16 miles to Storm Castle Road.  From there drive 6.8 miles to the trail head,  Also on this drive you will encounter two […]

Hike The “M” Bozeman Montana

The “M” Trail is at the south end of Bridger Canyon, on Baldy Mountain in Bozeman. You can see theMassive  “M”  from several miles away, it is 250 ft of rocks painted white, and was built by Montana State Students in 1915. To get there from downtown Bozeman, head north on North Rouse Avenue 4.2 […]

Blue Ribbon Fly Shop, White River Expeditions

  Blue Ribbon Fly Shop & Professional Guide Service June, 2012  JOHN BERRY FISHING REPORT      BLUE RIBBON FLY SHOP FISHING REPORT JUNE BY JOHN BERRY All of the lakes in the White River System are currently below flood pool and generation is limited. There is reliable wadable water on both rivers most days. We are […]

Fall Moments from the Fly

It’s winding down to the last few days of a week’s worth of fishing through central Montana. I began the first few days hiking up Bear Trap Canyon, into the wilderness area several miles up on the Madison River to fish my way out. The wind was blowing about 15 to 20 miles an hour […]

Tying a Convertible: ZZ Troutski’s Fly Box

The convertible fly was invented by Scott Sanchez. This fly is very versatile, I use it for stonefly hatches, drakes, hoppers and hexagenias. I have used this fly from the Bob Marshall Wilderness to spring creeks in central Montana, with great success. The Convertible is easy to tie. Materials needed are as follows; moose mane, […]

Kerr Dam a Place to Explore

  If you are in Western Montana, take a side trip to Kerr Dam on the Flathead river just south west of Polson, Mt.I have started and every other day exercise program on the steps to the over look.Jog these 3 to 4 times every other day and get buns of steel.Read on for more […]