Fishing in the Summer Heat

The high summer is here. Water levels are lower and its warm and dry. This doesn’t mean bad fishing! We are still having excellent days on the water. It does mean you may need to change your approach. Try and … Continued

Pets in the park

Traveling in Yellowstone is often a family event and this includes our beloved pets. We recommend using a kennel service in one of the surrounding towns. If you do bring your pet into the national park there are some rules … Continued

Tenkara: the simple way to fly fish.

This year we have brought Tenkara style fly fishing to our shop. Tenkara is a simple telescoping rod, line and fly. There is NO REEL! Originally from japan, tenkara means “From the Heavens”. One only needs to know two knots, … Continued

Fishing in the Rain

Went out in the rain yesterday and fished a small creek and the Yellowstone. The rain scared other fisherman away, but the fishing was great.  We spent the day catching rainbows, cutthroat and brookies in pocket water.  The scenery was … Continued

Slough Creek Trip

    Slough Creek Trip The northwest corner is now fishing! This is my favorite part of the park, and July is the best time to fish it. Lamar, Soda Butte, Slough creek. These waters are fabled fishing folklore and for good … Continued

Week of July 4th is HERE!!

Happy 4th of July!! Salmon Flies have moved in and are continuing on upstream the Yellowstone from Gardiner.  While the heart of the hatch is upstream of us, they have brought the eyes of the fish to the surface.  The … Continued

Salmon flies

Sightings of salmon flies have been reported in the area. We are excited for their arrival. This signifies the beginning of the dry fly season. Salmon flies are the largest of the stone fly family, but don’t be afraid of … Continued

It’s Rodeo Weekend in Gardiner!!!

Come on up to Gardiner for the annual rodeo!! It’s a real classic here in Gardiner, bringing the community and families together and attracting cowboys from all over the state to come compete in all the classic rodeo events. There … Continued