Honestly the reason my 3 days were so awesome was because of Mike Hillygus. I met Mike for the first time on this trip. I had an incredible 3 days of fishing with Mike. The funny thing was that the weather was just miserable. Cold, Windy, Raining and Snowing. Why is the fly fishing always so good when it’s snowing sideways? We did get sun at points. It is Montana, of course. And in Montana the weather changes by the minute.
I stayed with Mike and his two dogs, Bell and Cru, at Mike’s lodge, the “Clark Fork Outpost”. Mike’s lodge is right on the Clark Fork River. It’s about 80 miles downriver (Northwest) from Missoula. More specifically it’s in the stretch of the Clark Fork River that does not parallel I90. The closest town is St. Regis, MT.
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