Sustut River, BC – Steelhead Valhalla Lodge

We are excited to have 3 spots available at Steelhead Valhalla. Prime Dates. October 2019. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us as these spots will fill up fast.   British Columbia is a special place to visit, especially if enjoy swinging a fly for steelhead....

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Casting Practice Makes Perfect

Spring is here!  Maybe fishing season is in full swing where you are.  Maybe you are already planning for your big trip to Yellowstone Country this summer.  Or maybe you are stuck with runoff and have some extra pent up fishing energy.  Regardless of your situation,...

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Summer Favorites – Hebgen Lake Gulpers

It turns out that winter can get a little long here in West Yellowstone.  That leaves plenty of time to look back on photos and bring back memories of the warmer days of the past summer, and to look ahead to the upcoming season. I haven’t spent an extensive amount of...

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West Yellowstone Trout Spey Days – 9/21-23/2018

Welcome to the information page of the Second Annual West Yellowstone Trout Spey Days! Please, save the date:  September 21-23, 2018.  We are thrilled to be partnering again with the Custer Gallatin National Forest and hosting our second annual Trout Spey Days event...

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Fly Fishing Is For The Birds

I’ve always had a bit of fascination with any living thing I encounter during my time afield.  Growing up fishing and exploring around Yellowstone might do that to a person.  Or maybe I just have an innate interest in other living creatures.  In Yellowstone’s...

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A Winter Reading List

The shorter days of winter are upon us here in Montana.  The weather is cold, but that doesn't mean we've given up on spending time outdoors.  We are still fishing when the conditions are right, but are also shifting attention to hunting, skiing, riding, and other...

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas

It's that time of the year again folks.  The Holidays!  The waders are hung by the chimney with care.  Give love first, and then if you want to add a stocking stuffer or two into the mix, we came up with a few ideas for the fishing folks on your "NICE" list.  Just...

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Big Sky Anglers 2017 Year in Review

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  It is hard to believe we are nearing the end of 2017, and we couldn't be more thankful. Last year at this same time we were close to signing the purchase papers for Bud Lilly’s Trout Shop. So many things have gone on in the last year it...

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What’s In A Name, Anyway?

In the Fall of 2015, an opportunity arose and found Jon, Justin and myself (J3) contemplating the purchase of Bud Lilly's Trout Shop.  Truth be told, this scared the shit out of all three of us and I'd be lying if I said I never lost any sleep over this decision. ...

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