Angler's West Blog

Thar She Blows!
May 3, 2014
MR
Unfortunate, but not like we have any control.  Just when the Mother's Day Caddis were getting going, too.  The past couple days of 70 degree weather have the Lamar and other area freestone tribs kicking it up to runoff stage and doing so in a hurry.  The Yellowstone had just... Read more
 
Host Trip to Turneffe Flats, Belize
April 26, 2014
MR
Tom and Dubs with a nice Turneffe bonefish We recently returned from a fantastic saltwater flyfishing trip to Turneffe Flats in Belize.  Good weather overall, a great crew and fun fishing capped our week in the tropics.  Thanks go out to all the great folks at Turneffe! ... Read more
 
Spring Fishing on the Yellowstone
April 15, 2014
JP
Angler's West guides Guy Flynn and Jeff Pavlovich on a mid-April streamer foray.  Besides the bank ice that's still present in the middle of the valley sections as a left over from this winter's ice Jams, spring fishing is heating up!  Both guides reported that river conditions... Read more
 
Riding High (On the Horse)
April 8, 2014
We like new stuff.  And there's nothing like coming off of winter, getting the itch to fish, and finding cool new items.  High Horse floatant and dry shake fits that category pretty well spot on!  3 versions of floatant: naked, UV, and scented, it's time for a better... Read more
 
A New Reel in Town
March 25, 2014
There's a new reel in town.  And it's looking good!  It's one thing to be a true US made product these days.  Bozeman Reel Company takes is a step further and has launched itself as the only reel manufacturer in Montana.  With 2 reel models currently (and more in the... Read more
 
October Fishing
October 8, 2013
MR
Yes, fall has made its appearance. And fishing has been quite good.  D. Boies (pictured above with guide Steve L) makes an annual event of hitting the rivers around here come October.  Seems she has a way of bringing out the big ones.  Actually, more than just a few.... And... Read more
 
Fishing Reports
  • YELLOWSTONE RIVER
  • May 19th, 2015
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 48 ° F 
    Fishing: Fair
  • MADISON RIVER - LOWER
  • May 19th, 2015
    Windy
    Temperature: 44 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • ARMSTRONG'S, DEPUY'S AND NELSON'S SPRING CREEK
  • May 19th, 2015
    Cloudy
    Temperature: 49 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
  • MADISON RIVER - UPPER
  • May 15th, 2015
    Rain
    Temperature: 48 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • YELLOWSTONE RIVER
  • May 15th, 2015
    Rain
    Temperature: 47 ° F 
    Fishing: Fair