Dog days of summer

It is hot, and it is smokey. The dog days have summer have arrived early. This does not mean there are not a ton of fun things to do outside right now. Hoot Owl closures are in effect on many of Southwest Montana’s rivers right now as a result of high water temperatures, so this […]

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4th of July in MT

The 4th of July is always a time for celebration and relaxation. Whether you choose the low key family back yard barbecues, or getting rowdy with friends and fireworks, it’s a time to kick back and break from the daily drag. For me, this past 4th was particularly important due to it being my first […]

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Afternoon to kill? – Adventuring around Bozeman, MT

Many people tend to just fly into Bozeman and head elsewhere for adventures – Yellowstone, Jackson, Glacier; but what most don’t realize is that there is the possibility for endless Montana adventures right outside of downtown Bozeman.   The past few weeks we have seen runoff on the rivers in full force so I’ve been […]

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Missouri River – Below the Dams

Recently, a few fisher-folk and I went to fish for Rainbow Trout on the Missouri River. The wind was blowing, per usual, but we were able to endure the conditions to catch some great fish. This particular fishing hole was not so lucrative. I wonder if it was due to the passing convoy having full […]

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Seasonal Yellowstone Information

Most of the roads in Yellowstone National Park are now open for the year! Last week I took one of our Subaru’s on a day trip through the park mainly just to check everything out before the tourist season kicks into gear. Currently the only road that is closed in the park is from Tower […]

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Springtime Daytrip in Yellowstone

Our newest employee, Ryan and I had the pleasure of taking one of our Subaru Outback’s into Yellowstone National Park this past week on a daytrip. We decided to take Owl, one of our green 2015’s. We were both particularly excited that it had Bluetooth and we could listen to our tunes during the cruise. […]

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Walleye or Bust

                    Any successful fisherman can tell you that somedays the fish just aren’t having it. Unfortunately for us, on this particular outing, this was one of those days.  Whenever one of these unlucky days occurs, it can always be used as an opportunity to take in […]

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First Casts on the Madison

As a new employee of Explore Rentals, I recently had the pleasure of embarking on my first day hike and fishing trip along the banks of the lower Madison. With a chilly wind blowing April snow on the peaks around us, I followed Sam several miles upriver until we found water we deemed profitable for […]

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Exploring Choteau County

Good food and grand adventures! On a recent outing, I got to see some wonderful friends and discover a part of the state I have yet to experience, Choteau County, surrounding the Ft. Benton area. This is Charlie Russell and Lewis and Clark country, and was literally the end of the line of Montana’s storied river boat […]

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Camping in Glacier National Park

Hello travelers, Bozeman is an great spot to start your summer adventures! Once you arrive, Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier National Parks are all easily accessible. Although Glacier NP is a bit further north, it is not to be missed. The scenery is stunning! This park does see less annual visitors than Yellowstone, but it […]

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