Madison Valley Ranch Blog

April Snow Showers…

  • April 1, 2015

...Bring Montana wildflowers! The Jurassic Pond is nice and glassy...waiting for your bugger to be tossed in! Enjoying some beautiful spring weather here in Montana.  Looking forward to seeing you out here!

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Orvis Flies – 20% Off!

  • March 25, 2015

From now until April 13, 2015, Orvis is offering their best sale EVER on flies!  Pick from over 600 fly patterns and receive a 20% discount. Now would be the perfect time to go through your fly box, make a…

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Win Orvis Gear!!

  • February 20, 2015

The folks at Orvis are making it easier than ever to get you out on the water: this month, they are giving away a complete fly fishing starter kit to get you up and running.  The only thing you'll need to…

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Fly Fishing Film Tour

  • February 18, 2015

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is a much welcomed break for most of us who put the rods away until warmer weather returns.  It's a great way to connect with local anglers in your community while getting a dose of…

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Orvis Guide Rendezvous

  • February 9, 2015

Calling all fishing guides!  Orvis is once again hosting their Guide Rendezvous  (open to all guides) and Down the Hatch Film Festival (open to non-guides also!) in Missoula, Montana.  The dates are April 23 - 25.  Representatives from Madison Valley…

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Hiring: Assistant Lodge Manager

  • February 2, 2015

Madison Valley Ranch is seeking a dynamic Assistant Lodge Manager (ALM). The ALM will serve as host at breakfast, accommodating all guest requests (starting around 6:00AM), introduce anglers to fishing guides, and process check outs for departing guests. They will…

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Camille Egdorf: Simms Article

  • December 15, 2014

It's always fun to read about a Montana-based angler with a passion for all things fishing.  It's icing on the cake when she is a badass female who has fishing in her blood.  Simms Fishing, based in nearby Bozeman, has teamed…

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  • November 17, 2014

This weekend we watched an awesome documentary called DamNation (available on Netflix, iTunes, and Vimeo).  If you are looking for an intelligent movie that focuses on environmental issues and education, while spotlighting the effect of what many viewed as progress on our…

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Whirling Disease Warrior

  • November 12, 2014

Most people who have fished the Madison River in Montana have heard of Whirling Disease, the cause of a massive decline in Madison River's rainbow trout population in the 1990's. If you are interested in learning more, check out this…

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Fall Fishing in Yellowstone National Park

  • October 25, 2014

Every year, we have a group of serious anglers who visit Madison Valley Ranch at the end of October.  Yes, the weather can be finicky, the wind just might blow, but there is something magical about Autumn in Big Sky…

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