Fly Fishing the Smith River in Montana

The Smith River is immersion therapy for anyone that wants to get a feel for Montana 50 years ago. The floating part of the canyon is 60 miles with two public access points. You embark from Camp Baker outside of White Sulphur Springs, which has been described as looking like a hooker without makeup. You […]

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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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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 Bellevue Retail Store – Vacation Package Presentation

Who: Mike Geary, Owner of Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions Outfitting, Twin Bridges, in southwest Montana What:  Presentation on Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions, offering a variety of fly fishing vacation packages, including fly fishing schools, with guided fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout on southwest Montana’s major rivers: […]

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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 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

Autumn days and autumn nights at Healing Waters Lodge, so beautiful here.   Winter is coming and the flora and fauna are preparing for it. Mike is preparing for his road trip to present the fly fishing vacations we have to offer to Orvis venues around the country.  Southwest Montana fly fishing and Smith River trips […]

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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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