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2022 Trout Spey School – Featuring Simon Gawesworth

2022 Trout Spey School – Featuring Simon Gawesworth

We are excited to announce that we are partnering this fall with our good friend and legendary Spey instructor Simon Gawesworth and the team at Flywater Travel to offer an in-depth, multi-day Trout Spey school and angling experience. Dates of the school are September...

2021 Demo gear sale

2021 Demo gear sale

Hi folks. The time has come to turn over some of our 2021 demo gear fleet. The list below represents what we have available, and we will be doing our best to update the list as items are sold. All of the items listed below have seen light use during the past 1 or 2...

Wild Steelhead – Now or Never

Wild Steelhead – Now or Never

I told myself I wasn’t going to cry writing this, but like a lot of things, it didn’t quite work out that way. I caught my first wild steelhead twenty years ago this fall.  That fish took a Green Butt Skunk on the swing, but that doesn’t really matter.  It...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/28/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/28/2021

Welcome to the final fishing report of October. With just over a week remaining in the Yellowstone Park fishing season, now is the time to plan your final casts for 2021 in America's first and best National Park. It's also time to put the finishing touches on those...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/21/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/21/2021

You know it must be late October when Joe is off bird hunting, Matt trades in the lake rods for trout Spey, and Marco heads back to Michigan to chase Great Lakes runners. October may be the greatest month of the season. Shame it is only 4 weeks long. Winter is coming....

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/14/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/14/2021

We are two weeks into arguably the greatest month of the season, don't fret, you still have plenty of time to get after it and catch a few! But don't waste any time as Mother Nature is hot on your heels…Winter is coming. On Monday we woke to dumping snow here on the...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/7/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 10/7/2021

October is here! Excitement for this time of the year mounts starting almost eleven months ago, all of us here at BSA love this month for so many reasons. Looking forward to the seven days, the weather looks to be taking a turn and with that is some much needed...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/30/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/30/2021

It's been busy around Big Sky Anglers the past few days. We had our 4th West Yellowstone Trout Spey Days event on Friday evening and all day Saturday featuring awesome presentations from Simon Gawesworth, Eric Neufeld, Ed Ward, and our own Matt Klara as well as lots...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/23/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/23/2021

Late last Saturday night and into Sunday morning a shift in the weather was underway. We woke to overcast skies and light rain, the scuzzy weather we have all been waiting for showed up. Monday morning gave way to 26 degree temps, clear skies and snow covered...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/16/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/16/2021

Summer returned this past week here in Big Sky Country. The mornings temps were cold, reminding us all that summertime is gone, but those afternoon temps teased us into wearing t-shirts and flip flops. This time of the year is so nice around here. However, Saturday...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/9/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/9/2021

September is one of those months that we really love around here. How can you not love migratory trout, BWOs, Mahogany mayflies on the Ranch, Hoppers on the Madison, flying ants on Hebgen, Aspen leaves changing colors, the sound of flushing grouse and the smell of a...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/2/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 9/2/2021

And just like that, September has arrived. The grassy hillsides are turning golden yellow, brown trout are on the move, elk are bugling and yesterday, the upland bird hunting season opened here in Montana. Fall is here folks! Bring your waders and boots, that warm...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/26/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/26/2021

The Big News this week is that Yellowstone National Park lifted the Hoot Owl on Friday August 20, 2021! All of the rivers in YNP are now open from sunrise to sunset. With YNP and FWP lifting Hoot Owl, all of the rivers in our neck of the woods are open to fishing,...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/19/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/19/2021

The Big News this week is that FWP lifted the Hoot Owl on the the Upper Madison River! We will continue to carefully watch the river temps as to not fish the river in the heat of the day, but we are now able to fish into the afternoon hours - the hours when trout eat...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/12/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/12/2021

Rain and cooler temps have been the theme here lately and we are absolutely loving it. Both Monday and Tuesday mornings saw 35 degree temps; everyone was donning their puffy jackets until the early afternoon for most of this past week. Some guides were even wearing...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/5/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 8/5/2021

Starting last Thursday and continuing on through Monday, Mother Nature blessed us with rain showers and cooler temps. Thunder and lightning rang from the hills and thus far, no new fires have started up in our neck of the woods. It was so nice to see moisture fall...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 7/29/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 7/29/2021

Hopefully, by the time you are reading this, the rain will have been falling for several hours here in Yellowstone Country. The forecast for the next five days is for thunderstorms throughout the day with brief periods of sunshine, hooray! Expect the daytime temps to...

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 7/22/2021

BIG SKY ANGLERS WEEKLY FISHING REPORT – 7/22/2021

Significant rain fell from the sky this past week for the first time since late May, as you can imagine, we all rejoiced! The daytime temps have reduced a little bit and next week's forecast is for cooler temps, bring it on Mother Nature. The Goose Lake fire, down in...

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