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Fly Fishing Bucket List Destination: Monster Lake

Part 4 of a 4 part series Monster Lake Ranch is a premier fly-fishing destination offering 280 acres of fishing on two private lakes, Quick Lake and Monster Lake. Well named, Monster Lake Ranch offers anglers a chance to catch

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Fly Fishing Bucket List Destination: Guild Ranch Reservoir

Part 3 in a 4 part series Located 30 miles southwest of Evanston, Wyoming, lies a world-class stillwater fishery. It’s known by many names including, “Guild Ranch Reservoir,” “Hawg Heaven,” “Guild and Dean Reservoir,” and “Piedmont Reservoir,” but locals know

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Fly Fishing Bucket List Destination: Hyde Lake

Part 2 in a 4 part series Hyde Lake is located on the historic Yamsi Ranch in southern Oregon. This lake is a hidden gem just waiting for you to discover its remarkable fishing. I enjoy fishing this lake in

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Fly Fishing Bucket List Destination: Pronghorn Lake

Part 1 in a 4 part series The largest trout I ever caught was at Pronghorn lake. She was 30 inches in length and weighed in at 25 pounds! Imagine yourself hooking into trout of that size… This remarkable fishery

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Introduction to Fly Fishing Bucket List 4-Part Series

Imagine hooking a giant fish that bends your rod in half. Feel your heart pound in your chest as the trout tests your rod and tackle’s ability to survive the pressure of the fight and ultimately win the battle. Hear

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Fall Fishing at Monster Lake

Just finished several days of some hot early fall fishing at beautiful Monster Lake, outside of Cody, WY. Caught gorgeous Brook, Cutthroat, Tiger, Brown, and Rainbows upto 28″. Next stop: Piedmont Reservoir!

Come Fish Pronghorn Lake!

Pronghorn Lake is opening early on September 28th, 2018! The fish are in great shape! Those who want to attend my Pronghorn fishing rendezvous on October 27-28, 2018, please contact Mike at 541.281.3030 to make your reservation. For more information

Join Me At Monster Lake, June, 2019!

Here’s a video taken when I fished the traveling sedge caddis hatch at Monster Lake in June, 2018: I’m hosting anglers at Monster Lake to fish this incredible hatch, June 27-30, 2019. Join me! Contact me if you are interested.

Traveling Sedge Caddis

The traveling sedge one of the largest of 1200 species of caddisfly found in North America. Its name is derived from the adults’ distinctive behavior of running-skittering across the surface which creates a wake. The wake attracts the attention of

Introducing Monster Lake

Experience the spirit of the American West by visiting Monster Lake Ranch, located 15 minutes south of Cody Wyoming. This 10,000-acre ranch is a premier fly fishing destination home to trophy Rainbow, Brown, Cutthroat, Brook and Tiger Trout. If you

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