Reports_4

Recent Posts


Tags

Kate Koff Jay Nicholas Home Waters for the Holidays Roamerica North Umpqua Steamboat Creek Deschutes Soft Hackles Fly Reels Rio Fly Lines Bauer Fly Reels Northern California pay it forward Wader Maker Contest native fish Willamette Klamath Sandy River Morrish's Fluttering Stone Alaska Soul River Hardy Reel Fly Fishing Film Tour BC Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife history Extinction boat cleaning stations Yellowstone Big Trout PMDs Trout Spey Chinook Salmon Argentina Prineville Grand Teton Caddis Conway Bowman Bulkley Elk & Sixes Mending Permit Atlantic Salmon Rogue River Small Streams Rainbow Trout Fishing Report on-line fly shop Olympic National Park photography vintage news Echo Water Time Outfitters saltwater Catch Magazine Travally Road Trip Oregon Back Roads Salmonflies Steelhead Sanctuary Tarpon Willamette Falls CFR Spring Chinook Native Fish Society Senator Ron Wyden Crooked River Todd Moen Metolius Kickstarter Deschutes River Alliance Dale La Follette Sr. Vets Oregon Trout Trail North Coast: Sharks Atlantic Salmon Fly Expo Renzetti Wild fish Patagonia Stefan Tritscher Trout Bum Road Trip Kenny 5 Legs Native Trout Black Friday SA Parasite Bears Coho Mountain Goats Bamboo Brown Trout Black Spot Trailer Trash Thursday Eric Neufeld flies Marty Sheppard Salmon Watch Bruce Buckmaster Green River Cuba Nevada Brian Silvey Spey-O-Rama Salmon Coho Salmon John Day How to Maupin Salmon Fly Trout-a-Thon Bill Bakke Blast from the Past Dry Fly March Browns Costa Columbia River Rio Bass Senator Jeff Merkley Bamboo Rods Travalley Lincoln Motor Company Bonefish Nautilus Reels Sea lions Clackamas River Christmas Trout Unlimited Winston Fly Rods Pacific ocean Montana John Day River The Creel Winter Steelhead Fishing License Rio Products Klamath Dams McKenzie River Mexico PGE Williamson River Skaters Port Orford Winston Puget Sound tippet rings Southern Coast Spey Fishing Tips Elk River Press Release Spirit River British Columbia Lahontan Cutthroat "Clipped" Tying Contest West Slope Cutthroat G3 Waders Bull Trout Oregon Cookie Lady Salmonfly hatch Chum Salmon Sweden Fly Fishing Collaborative Ochoco Creek Wild Steelhead Coalition Sea Trout Green Drakes New Zealand Fly Tying A River for Christmas Craig Montana Boston Whaler Klamath Lake Poachers ODFW Jason Atkinson fly fishing Kenny Morrish Brian O'Keefe Smithers Streamers Salmon-Trout Deschutes River Corey Koff State of Jefferson Sea-run Cutthroat Sage Pelton Dam Casting for Recovery Jurassic Lake Goldenstones Redfish Redside Rainbow Adventure Steamboat Inn Klamath River Sea-runs FarBank Douglas County Kispiox hatcheries Fly Fishers Club of Oregon Keepemwet Fishing Deschutes National Forest Trask Big Bugs Twin Bridges Whitefish Pyramid Lake Cutthroat Trout Dolly Vardon small creeks hot water Simon Gawesworth Florida Keys Mako Shark Nehalem River frying pan river Outdoor Adventure Day Frank Amato Oregon Trout Bum Clackamas Steelhead Snow Coat Drive Seychelles LaFollette homestead Legos Mia Sheppard Trout invasive species Kamchatka Film Contest Carp Redband Trout McKenzie Scientific Anglers Little Creek Outfitters Project Healing Waters Invasives Mousing Bryan Huskey Winter Spey Strategies Simms Sage Fly Rods Abel Reels Owyhee River Bill Black Colorado Dean Finnerty A River Between Us Kevin Callaway Frank Moore #keepemwet Salmon habitat Willamette River Metolius River F3T Tenkara Summer Steelhead Bozeman Instagram Lost and Found Warm Water roll cast Christmas Trees Guided Fishing Rob Crandall Fall River

Archive

Camp Water

Camp water is close to home. Here you will find information on stuff happening here in the shop and on our local waters. You'll also find our weekly newsletter feature, Trailer Trash Thursday, a fun collection of fly fishing videos, perfect for a midweek distraction. If you don't get the newsletter, be sure to sign up today!

Big Trout in Big Sky Country

Joel La Follette - Thursday, November 10, 2016
Tucked away off the beaten path in Montana is the little town of Craig. I'm not sure if that definition would hold true in other parts of the world, but here in Montana four stops signs, three fly shops, two bars and one river do indeed define a town. A town where the number of residents is only slightly higher than the number of drift boats parked awaiting their next adventure.

This time of year the stops signs seem irrelevant as the traffic of summer has come and gone. The fly shops are kept open by the dedicated, but even the bars fail to attract much business. As winter slowly envelopes this sleepy Montana town it is the river that still draws attention. Beneath its shimmering surface are large Trout that bring hoards of anglers during the summer, but only handfuls of enthusiasts during the colder months.

I find myself temporarily dropped into this unfamiliar and somewhat unusual place to spend time on the river and bond with a few of my industry peers. Over the last four days we've fished hard, ate far too well, told outrageous stories and collectively cast an obscene amount of new tackle from Rio and Sage. When the boat is on the trailer this evening and the day is recounted I'll pack my bags and start the journey home to much more familiar surroundings. I'll take with me memories of big trout, new friends and several spectacular sunsets. I'm not sure if the sky is any bigger here in Montana, they just seem to have more of it.













Trailer Trash Thursday Montana Spey Edition

Joel La Follette - Thursday, October 27, 2016

The nice folks at FarBank have invited me to fish the Missouri River in Montana next week. I thought I'd get inspired with this week's TTT film. 



Montana Spey from scumliner media on Vimeo.


1
Contact Us

21570 Willamette Drive West Linn, OR 97068
503.850.4397

2014 Royal Treatment Fly Fishing
Privacy | Legal