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Bighorn River Report 4/24/18

Bighorn River Report 4/24/18

Apr, 24 2018

The Bighorn River has been fishing well recently. Flows are currently running at 7,520 cfs with very little variation. Nymphing has been very productive using midge variations, tan Epoxyback Sowbugs, tan Carpet Bugs, and Beatis nymphs. These bugs are best…

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Bozeman Fly Fishing Classes

Bozeman Fly Fishing Classes

Apr, 23 2018

We had a big weekend here around Fins & Feathers and thanks to everyone that participated. Our Trout Spey 101 class had over 25 attendees that joined us at Black’s Ford on the lower Madison Saturday morning! The Fly Fishing…

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4 Flies to Fish This Week on Bozeman Rivers

4 Flies to Fish This Week on Bozeman Rivers

Apr, 21 2018

Black and Olive Double Screamer: This fly has all the assets that meat-eating trout are looking for in the spring. As water rises the dark profile makes it easy for trout to spot in dirty water and it has good…

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Fly Fishing the Lower Madison River

Fly Fishing the Lower Madison River

Apr, 20 2018

The lower Madison River is considered to be the stretches below or downstream of Ennis Lake. Ennis Lake was formed in 1901 by the creation of the Madison Dam which sets juts inside the mouth of the Beartrap Canyon. The…

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Fly Fishing 101

Fly Fishing 101

Apr, 19 2018

Space is filling up fast for our popular Fly Fishing 101 classes. Give us a call at the Bozeman fly shop if you or someone you know would like to get signed up. Learn the basics of casting and setting…

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Korkers Boots Free Sole Promo

Korkers Boots Free Sole Promo

Apr, 18 2018

Pick up a pair of the new flagship wading boot from Korkers and walk out with an extra sole featuring the new Triple Threat Traction system. The Wraptr is a revolutionary new boots design featuring an injection molded exterior held…

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Applications of the Non-Slip Loop Knot

Applications of the Non-Slip Loop Knot

Apr, 17 2018

The non-slip loop knot is a very useful knot for fly fishing. If you are not familiar with the knot click here to learn how to tie it. The non-slip mono loop is very well known for being the go…

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Wind and Children on the Lower

Wind and Children on the Lower

Apr, 16 2018

Yes the weather has been crazy, dark, and unpredictable for what seems like a lifetime now. I think I have guided trips on the only decent weather days so far in all of 2018. My son wanted to fish yesterday…

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Orvis Reels at Bozeman’s Fly Shop

Orvis Reels at Bozeman’s Fly Shop

Apr, 15 2018

New in our Bozeman fly shop this week is the Orvis Nippers and Mirage II Reel in the limited edition “Dragonfly” color scheme. Both of these “industry best” products absolutely pop in with the new colors and they won’t be…

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Limited Outfitter Use of Madison River

Limited Outfitter Use of Madison River

Apr, 14 2018

A new conservation issue has come about regarding outfitter use of the Madison River. There is a lot of conversation going on about this proposed plan and we would like to hear your thoughts. Check out the plan on FWP's…

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Mid-April Fishing Outlook for Bozeman 2018

Mid-April Fishing Outlook for Bozeman 2018

Apr, 14 2018

Just back from the Orvis Guide Rendezvous event in Asheville, N.C. and still in disbelief at all of the snow piled up in the mountains! Another 2 feet of fresh snow fell near Bridger Bowl the night before last! It…

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Quick Introduction

Quick Introduction

Apr, 13 2018

As the new shop/social media guy at Fins & Feathers Bozeman I think introducing myself is important. You all have probably seen me in the shop or viewed some of my media on the web and asked, "who is this?"…

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