Angler's West Blog

Two days, two rivers
August 14, 2014
MY
These last two weeks have been a great reminder that it takes more than a good cast and the right fly to catch a trout. The hoppers have arrived and fish are looking up but a well planned strategy concerning exactly where and when to fish has been key. Several big storms have moved through the area... Read more
 
Day-off Adventures
August 5, 2014
MY
Max with a handful of Fish It is not hard to guess what we do on our days-off. We get oil changes, do laundry, clean out our cars, and hang out with family and friends...oh yeah, we also go fishing. Whether it is hanging around Paradise Valley or short day trips to other rivers, it is a... Read more
 
Fishing with Dad
July 30, 2014
JS
Yellowstone river cut bow with Dad! The parents are in town and what is better than getting dad hooked into some nice fish on the Yellowstone River? Maybe a #1 Dad mug... maybe. We decided to float the river, enjoy the scenary, and catch some fish. Other than my constant critiquing of his... Read more
 
Big Flies for Big Fish
July 17, 2014
MY
Flies that mean business. If it's the fish of a lifetime you're after, these will help get you there The biggest fish in the river never come easy. It takes time, patience, and the right fly in the right place to get the biggest trout to eat. Flahes, tugs, and busted off fish pave the road... Read more
 
Clear Rivers, Big Fish
July 9, 2014
MY
Awesome Gallatin Brown Trout The wait is over. Boats are pouring into Paradise Valley and the rest of Southwest Montana as our Summer season has moved into full swing. In the past few weeks we've been thick in Salmonflies between the Gardner, Madison, and Yellowstone Rivers. The big fish... Read more
 
Summer is Here!
June 25, 2014
MY
The sun is out, bugs are buzzing all around, and the fish are biting! Rivers all over the state are quickly falling into shape and while we are still two weeks away from prime water conditions on the Yellowstone, many other lower elevation rivers are producing great summer fishing. The PMD... Read more
 
Fishing Reports
  • YELLOWSTONE RIVER
  • October 23rd, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 64 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • GALLATIN RIVER
  • October 11th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 57 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • MADISON RIVER - UPPER
  • October 11th, 2014
    Cloudy
    Temperature: 52 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
  • MADISON RIVER - LOWER
  • October 11th, 2014
    Cloudy
    Temperature: 49 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK RIVERS
  • October 11th, 2014
    Mostly cloudy
    Temperature: 50 ° F 
    Fishing: Great