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Fly Fishing Blog: Vintage

Simms G4Z Stockingfoot Wader The hype around the Simms G4 waders is the real deal. Their all new fabric package allowed them to eliminate a layer while improving on all of the most important aspects of fly fishing waders. Breathability, durability, comfort, and reliability are all improved making the new G4’s very tough to beat in the now, competitive wader game. Check out all of the down...

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The Sage Foundation is the least expensive USA made fly rod that is by no means slacking in performance. It sets the bar for fly fishing sticks made in the United States and it sets the bar very high. Both accuracy and power casting come with ease. Accuracy at close range is very consistent and impressive for the price of the rod. I found it to outperform even some of the...

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Our Bozeman fly shop, after fishing in the Patagonia built by Danner wading boots for the last year has found the boot to be top tier when it comes to durability and performance. We are excited to have a variety of sizes of the Foot Tractors and River Salt wading boots. Patagonia has a tried and true mission to reduce waste and protect our planet. If you are searching for the most comfortable and stable boot on...

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I’ve now been in the fly-fishing retail industry for 19 years as the owner and managing partner of Fins & Feathers of Bozeman. Over the years, I have bought, seen, and fished with hundreds of pieces of equipment claiming to be the “latest and greatest.” I have endured countless presentations on new floatants, strike indicators, reel technology, DWR treatments for pants, and advances in EVA mid-soles for wading boots. My favorite presentations, however, always come from the fly rod world...

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The Paradise Valley stretch of the Yellowstone offers blue ribbon trout fishing with amazing views of the Absaroka and Gallatin mountain ranges. The Yellowstone River from the Carbella access all the way down to Carters Bridge is a popular and very productive trout part of the river. There is a good mix of brown and rainbow trout, native mountain whitefish, and good number of native Yellowastone Cutthroat trout. Access points for float and wade fishing are found throughout Paradise Valley...

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Euro nymphing is an incredibly effective method of fly fishing on our Bozeman area rivers that requires a specialized set of tools to really catch fish. Additionally responsive tips and extra length are two key features of Euro nymphing rods that allow an angler to catch piles of trout. Pair increased sensitivity and length with a down locking reel or weighted butt section and arm fatigue is greatly reduced when fishing your setup for long periods...

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When our Bozeman area rivers are blown out, we seek some still water fly fishing opportunities. Spring carp, while difficult can be among one of the most fun fishing options when local rivers are not an option. Growing up in the Midwest, we all considered carp to be a trash fish. Dedicated fishermen like myself believed that carp were undeserving of the attention and planning we reserved for other species, so throwing a corn kernel or tossing a bare hook...

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Bozeman Fly Shop COVID-19 Operation Plan Our General Operation Plan As Of May 14, 2021 We provide hand sanitizer throughout the store and ask everyone to use it often while browsing around the shop. Our commitment is to provide the highest level of customer service in a safe and stress-free environment during these most uncertain of time. People that have been fully vaccinated for two or more weeks are no longer required to wear masks while shopping in the...

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