Spring/ early Summer fishing update 2024.

Spring/ early Summer fishing update 2024.

This Spring has been up and down as far as weather goes.  It was super cold initially in March.  April provided some really good skwala and mayfly dry fly fishing on the Bitterroot and the lower Clark Fork.  We got warm quickly though and have had some big water...
Merry up and coming Xmas and Solstice.

Merry up and coming Xmas and Solstice.

Our 2023 guide season came to a warming conclusion in October.  It was a good year, solid fishing, especially on the Missouri and the Clark Fork.   We finished strong with awesome clients of ours that I can luckily call friends.  This fall in particular I had some...
Still Grinding!  and Happy Father’s Day

Still Grinding! and Happy Father’s Day

Back in the day 10 or 12 years ago I wrote a blog called ‘the Continuous Trout Road trip’.  I’m probably the only person who read it but it revealed the life of a fishing guide and one’s exploits.  Well after rowing rafts and drift boats for 23...
March 20, 2023 fishing report from Troutzoola.

March 20, 2023 fishing report from Troutzoola.

Is anyone looking for a detailed Bitterroot Spring Fly Fishing Report? The winter of 22/23 has been colder than normal.  It’s mid/ late March and we finally experienced an encouraging glimpse of warmer, more trout happy weather. Yesterday I pulled my raft and...
I see you and me in 2023!! yeah yeah yeah.

I see you and me in 2023!! yeah yeah yeah.

The end of 2022 didn’t turn our well for my favorite NFL football team but it’s looking up for our Montana rivers.  We’ve had a winter similar to the ones when I was a kid.   Who remembers when we had to walk 12 miles to school uphill both ways in...
Thanksgiving 2022 with TroutZoola Montana

Thanksgiving 2022 with TroutZoola Montana

  We at Troutzoola are thankful for an abundance of reasons.  We sometimes overlook that being able to work and take guests floating down these amazing rivers in our homeland here in Western Montana is an amazing privilege. We  recently met and were lucky to...