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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!

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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

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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.

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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

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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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Damselflies are ancient insects. Fossils of the adult damselfly indicate they existed 250 million years ago! They are found on every continent in the world except Antarctica and are abundant in lakes, reservoirs, ponds, and slow-moving streams and rivers. The

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What Trout Eat

As opportunistic feeders, trout will prey on a variety of aquatic insects, forage fish, crustaceans, leeches, worms, and terrestrial insects. This article will provide an overview of what trout eat. It will be followed by additional articles providing more detailed

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Fishing at Monster Lake

An early spring fishing trip in April included Monster Lake, just 10 miles south of Cody, Wyoming. Though snow in Montana on the way there made the travel treacherous, our arrival at the lake the next day, blessed us with

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What’s coming to Stillwater Adventures?

What’s coming to Stillwater Adventures? A new series of stillwater fly patterns! In the works for three years, my new series of stillwater fly patterns will be available late in the fall of 2018. Developed to meet the needs of

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