Angler's West Blog

Reflections
June 24, 2013
Just in time for Montana Summer & Yellowstone fishing, fresh off the press- custom AW Simms Solarflex shirts. Read more
 
Salmonflies & Southern BBQ
June 22, 2013
JP
Summer is here; the Yellowstone River is running clear, Salmonflies are starting to show up on the banks, and Follow Yer Nose BBQ is now open in Emigrant! Stop on by the shop for the big flies and get a BBQ lunch on your way to the river! Read more
 
Go Time!
June 19, 2013
Yeah, it's go time.  The Yelly just dropped right into place.  Early?  Hmm, we'll give you that.  And a little unexpected.  There isn't anyone here that would have said we'd be on the Stone by June 18th.  It's more like the 25th that was expected.  Didn't take... Read more
 
Big Browns Eating Small Flies on the Maddy
June 9, 2013
MR
Birthday wishes do come true.  For Grandma's and kids alike.  This was a dandy of a Lower Maddy brown caught and released by a young gal on her first guided fly fishing trip ever.  We're tipping our hat to you Ms. Elizabeth Arnold!  From Chicago, Elizabeth and sister... Read more
 
Hot Enough?
May 30, 2013
JP
HOt Enough?  Well, the fishing anyway.  The weather has taken a bit of a chill as of late.  Waders and jackets make a re-emergence.  But the fish are not picky here on the Missouri where the fishing, and the catching, have been about as good as it gets for this time of... Read more
 
Caddis ?
May 4, 2013
On the search for this Spring's caddis on the Yellowstone.  Did we find them?  Indeed!  River and weather conditions were about as good as they get yesterday afternoon.  Moderate overcast skies, not too cold, and lack of wind for the first couple hours lent to a solid... Read more
 
Fishing Reports
  • MADISON RIVER - UPPER
  • August 20th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 66 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • YELLOWSTONE RIVER
  • August 20th, 2014
    Mostly cloudy
    Temperature: 64 ° F 
    Fishing: Excellent
  • MADISON RIVER - LOWER
  • August 20th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 68 ° F 
    Fishing: Fair
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK RIVERS
  • August 20th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 58 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
  • ARMSTRONG'S, DEPUY'S AND NELSON'S SPRING CREEK
  • August 20th, 2014
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 64 ° F 
    Fishing: Good