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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Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client – Fly Fishing Schools – Spring 2018

Healing Waters Lodge offers “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” fly fishing schools April 22-27 and April 28-May 3.  The fly fishing 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), and three ways to […]

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Orvis Worthington Presentation – November 7 at 6 pm

When: Tonight at 6:00 pm Where: Orvis Worthington retail store, 7227 North High Street, Worthington, Ohio Who: Mike Geary, owner of Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions in Twin Bridges, Montana What: A presentation on our fly fishing vacations at Healing Waters Lodge in southwest Montana and our five-day/four-night float trips down Montana’s famous Smith […]

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Fly Fishing School – April 22-27, 2018

Our fly fishing school is conducted by our guide-instructors and is a sincere attempt to help you improve your angling knowledge, skills and abilities.  The fly fishing school package includes six nights lodging withe meals and five days of classroom instruction and guided fly fishing. After breakfast, our guide-instructors will conduct a brief class followed by […]

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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

Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis and Clark Expeditions is open for business April through the end of October.  Each spring we offer a “Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client” fly fishing school.  The school is designed to improve every angler’s skill level by providing a solid foundation on stream entomology, improving angling […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The dry, warm weather and smoke from wildfires throughout Montana has made fly fishing in our area a bit interesting.  We’ve had some really good days and some challenging days on the water. As they say, Fishing is Fishing.  However, take a look at our 5-day Game Changer forecast: DAY DESCRIPTION HIGH / LOW PRECIP […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The Smith River is located in central Montana heading north toward Great Falls, and eventually blending into the Missouri River.  Montana’s department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has approximately 60 river miles designated as a state park, surrounded by state and federal lands and dotted with private land as well.  Each year, the Parks department […]

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Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

August 21st will see a total eclipse of the sun.  Wonder what the trout think of that?  How does an eclipse affect a trout?  Just like today and everyday, August 21st will be a great day to be fishing in southwest Montana with the guides at Healing Waters Lodge. Words of wisdom: Do not look […]

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