Category Archives: Fishing

Argentina

In the past two months, I’ve traveled to Argentina and Key West.  Both of these destinations were on a life’s top list I made when I was 12 years-old huddled in my warmest coat trying to make it through just … Continue reading

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The post where I alienate 90% of my reader-base (9 readers out of a base of 10) by talking about fishing

The main reason we moved to New Zealand for 6 months was to fly-fish. You wouldn’t know it from the majority of my posts about New Zealand, but we’ve been doing a serious amount of fishing since we arrived. While … Continue reading

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Brief Fly-Fishing Guide to Kalispell: Guest Post

We’re finally in New Orleans settling back into our house again and trying to get used to having so much space and clothes!!!!  I’ll write more once we get thoroughly back in the swing of things and our friends stop asking … Continue reading

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Hope Lake is hopeless

This past weekend was my last in Montana.  Guess what we did to bid me bon voyage? It involved flies, water, and peeing in the bushes.  That’s right! We fished.  We stayed at East Glacier and fished Hope Lake again on … Continue reading

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Missoula, Part II

We fished the Blackfoot River with Mark this weekend in Missoula.  While the fishing was not that hot (because apparently my reflexes, as Mark so kindly pointed out, are “non-existent”), the weather was awesome and so was the company.  We’ve gone fishing five … Continue reading

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The Keeper

How to avoid a Saturday morning hang-over: stay in a town where there is only one restaurant and it closes at 9:00 p.m.  We were actually kicked out at 9:15 p.m. while trying to get in one last game of pool as three horses ate grass … Continue reading

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Missoula, Montana

(Warning, Danielle! There’s blood in this post.) Last weekend we went to Missoula and fished the Bitterroot River.  The Bitterroot is one of the prettiest and trickiest rivers we’ve fished thus far. Our guide, Mark, was on par with all of … Continue reading

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Dad visits Montana

My father and his wife visited us all of last week and we had a great time showing them our new-temporary home.  The four of us went on a guided fishing trip down the Flathead River, picked huckleberries, took the … Continue reading

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The Rez

This weekend we went to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and fly-fished with a great guide named Buckskin.  We stayed in a nice motel in East Glacier that advertised air-conditioning as one of its amenities.  I forget that air conditioning does not get … Continue reading

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Montana, Finally

After driving for four days from New Orleans, we finally made it to Ft. Smith, Montana and the starting point of our summer adventure.  I hate the word “adventure” but, hey, it’s not as pukey-sounding as “journey.”  When we managed to wipe the … Continue reading

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