Gift Ideas – Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana!

Looking for a gift for a holiday, birthday, anniversary, graduation, or perhaps a bucket-list? Check out our top four gift ideas: Healing Waters Lodge fly fishing vacation Smith River Float Trip Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client fly fishing school Guided Fly Fishing Day Trips Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge […]

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Fly Fishing Southwest Montana

Lewis & Clark Expeditions Fly Fishing Outfitters, is successfully owned and operated by Mike Geary for over 25 years and counting.  L&C Expeditions guided on the Blackfoot, Missouri, Upper Clark Fork, and still offers 5-day float trips down the Smith River in Montana.  In 2013, Mike and his wife, Laura, bought Healing Waters Lodge in Twin Bridges […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Generally, April and May, prior to run-off, finds Montana’s rivers low with warming water temperatures. With growing activity and no pressure on the rivers, nymph and streamer fishing excels, with occasional dry fly action on the top. The month of June brings out the heavy Stone Flies on the Big Hole and the Madison. Big flies appear after the waters […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana – Veterans Day 2017 Newsletter

Veterans Day 2017 I am reading Rick Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy on World War 2, which is magnificent reading.  I finished the first book in the trilogy, “An Army at Dawn” which centers on North Africa.  I am half way done with “The Day of the Battle” concentrating on the war in Italy.  The last book, […]

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Fly Fishing In Southwest Montana

Rumor Has It… The rumor that Jon Snow (King of the North in the HBO series Game of Thrones) is having the White Walkers rebuild the wall as well as pay for it, is false.  Just offering a little clarity in a muddled world. The Wall, HBO’s Game of Thrones October 16 – Our last day […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

Small streams, Fall Fishing and Randolph Scott It is cool this morning, more September than August.  I am watching the 1958 movie, Buchanan Rides Alone sta rring Randolph Scott, where the bad guys will all eat a .44 before the movie ends.  My idea of summer time bliss: a Randolph Scott move in the morning and hopper fishing […]

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Wasatch Intermountain Fly Tying & Fly Fishing Expo 2017 – Day 1

You meet the nicest folks at venues like the Wasatch Intermountain Fly Tying & Fly Fishing, going on right now in Sandy, Utah.  Mike made a quick video with Rick Jensen, a representative of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing in Park City.

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana by way of Ireland

              Dublin: Sightseeing and eating our way through Dublin for a couple of days then on to Galway for some possible fishing on Lough Corrib, the second largest lough in the island of Ireland.  Mike is searching for “his people.”  Our new friend, Ken, of the Atlantic Salmon Trust, […]

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Learn How to Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client – Fly Fishing School

Healing Waters Lodge opens April 1st.  We enjoy kicking off the season with two fly fishing schools, April 14-19 and April 23-28.  The school is designed to improve every angler’s skill level by providing a solid foundation on stream entomology, improving angling technique (a variety of casts and mends), reading water; and, three ways to bamboozle […]

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Day Two – The Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, California

A great turnout yesterday for Day One of The Fly Fishing Show-Pleasanton at the Alameda Fairgrounds. It’s Day Two and Mike Geary is in Booth F9, Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions, talking about our lodge and guided fly fishing trips in southwest Montana, fishing the Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson, Madison and Ruby rivers, plus, […]

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