Category Archives: Montana

Whitefish, Montana

One of our favorite towns that’s really close to Kalispell is Whitefish.  We probably drive the 15 miles there at least 2 – 3 times a week.  Our first stop is always at the Great Northern Brewing Company for a pint of their … 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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Rookies of the year

Huckleberries are like gold in Montana.  Ask anyone and they won’t give up their huckleberry picking hot spots.  Newbies to picking are not supposed to be able to find them on their first try.  Enter me and the Southerner.  Two … Continue reading

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McGregor Lake Lunatics

This weekend we camped at McGregor Lake and Middle Thompson Lake.  McGregor seemed promising at first.  The lake was gorgeous with see-through water and, initially, the camp ranger gave off all appearances of being somewhat normal.  We quickly learned that first impressions … Continue reading

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I’m your huckleberry

After spending four days fishing in Ft. Smith, we still had four days left to kill before making it to Kalispell, our final destination and home until October (when we get the hell out of here and go back to New … 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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Summer Time

So the next few months are going to be utter craziness as the Southerner and I take off for Montana for the summer to work and do some fly-fishing.  The very fact that I can’t decide whether or not to hyphenate the … Continue reading

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