FISHING REPORTS AND ADVENTURES
Three Dollar Bridge Fishing
Three Dollar Bridge on the Madison is one of the most iconic fishing spots in the west. People travel here from all over the world to try their luck. If you are making the trip here is a bit of info that I have learned over the years about fooling these trout. The...
Cabin Fever Cure – Spring Float
Cabin Fever Cure - Spring Float Ian Kennedy May 4th 2020Spring is a great time to hit the water. Especially in these times where social distancing is a must. Saturday was the day! A float on the Madison was the cure for being cooped up for weeks! With rods and dogs...
Winter Fly Fishing on the Madison
The Madison River, an anglers play ground. Given that average temperatures were in the low 20's with high winds for the last couple of weeks, what should two guys do on their day off? Fish!!!! Yes, Bryce and I watched the weather like hawks for days and finally a...
Summer Fishing in Montana
Summer Time Fishing in Montana Here in Montana summer time is fishing time. As spring runoff runs its course the rivers in Southwest Montana start to clear up and slow down. This means that the fishing heats up as rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout begin...
Bozeman Raft Rentals
RAFTS FOR RENT IN BOZEMAN, MONTANA Explore Rentals is your one-stop shop for raft rentals in Bozeman, Montana. From boats, to dry bags, water filters, and paco pads, we have everything you need to make your river trip a once in a lifetime adventure. At Explore, we...
Winter fishing in Montana
January in Bozeman can be fickle regarding optimal skiing conditions.
First Time Drifter
We took out Explore’s NRS Freestone Drifter and it was perfect for what we needed.
Dog Days of Summer
Here’s some local advice on the waters in Montana
Fishing Report 5/20- Beaverhead River
Most experienced anglers in Montana can be found taking a brief respite from their fishing during this time of the year.
Missouri River – Below the Dams
Recently, a few fisher-folk and I went fishing for Rainbow Trout on the Missouri River.
Walleye or Bust
Any successful fisherman can tell you that somedays the fish just aren’t having it.
First Casts on the Madison
I recently had the pleasure of embarking on my first-day hike and fishing trip along the banks of the lower Madison.
Fish on the Brain
This time of year it is hard to not occasionally have your mind be other places.
Work Work Work Explore Explore Explore. Rinse. Repeat.
First and unarguably most important is fishing.
Yellowstone National Park Anglers
Explore Rentals is doing their part to ensure the safety of anglers in Yellowstone National Park.
Sometimes you have to Improvise
I had the day off and had made plans to take out the water skeeter for some float fishing on the lower Madison.
Mothers Day Caddis Action and Instagram!
Springtime fishing in SW Montana
Upper and Lower Madison
fishing the lower and upper madison rivers
Canyon Ferry Fishing Report
Fishing report from canyon ferry reservoir 2016
Mid-April Canyon Ferry Fishing Report
Canyon Ferry Fishing april 2016
Big Horn Reservoir Fishing Report
Fishing in Big Horn Reservoir
Missouri River – Craig, MT
Fishing near Craig, MT
Madison Valley Sunday April 3rd
April fishing near ennis
Fly Fishing in Montana
Montana is an absolute mecca for the do-it-yourself fly-fishing adventurer. I’ve always been amazed by this unique aspect of Montana, from your average weekend warrior to serious fly-fishing expedition enthusiast, it is incredibly easy to do yourself. At Explore we...
Madison Valley March 25th
Sam’s day of fishing the upper madison river in march
New for 2015! NRS Freestone Drifter Rentals
New NRS rental item at explore rentals
Headhunters fly shop in Craig, MT
Montana Fly Fishing Video
Something to warm you up on this drab winter day. Check out more from Montana Wild here.
Montana Fly Fishing Resources
Fly fishing resources in Bozeman area