Tippets: Fishing in Montana Exhibit, Early Spring Patterns

April 3, 2017 By: Erin Block

  • A new exhibit at The Montana Historical Society Museum in Helena, MT, features fishing tools ranging from a mid-nineteenth century Nez Perce dugout canoe to fly fishing tackle, including fly rods of Norman Maclean. Kenov Lokensgard offers a great look at “Hooked: Fishing in Montana,” Via The Literary Fly Fisher.
  • The warming spring weather sparks “a flurry of bug activity,” writes Jon Easdon of Angler’s Covey. “Fish start coming out of their winter metabolism to an increasingly varied menu.” In this article, Easdon outlines his top picks for unconventional flies for this varied season.