Tuesday, 19 February 2019
RiverBum Fly Fishing Gear

Fly fishing in St. Regis

ACROSSMONTANA THIS WEEKEND AND

IF YOU'RE HEADED OUT WEST ONE STOP YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER IS THE "FLY FISHING CAPITOL OF MONTANA" MTN'S AUGUSTA MCDONNELL VISITED WITH ONE GUIDE

WHO EXPLAINS WHY HE FINDS ST REGIS SUCH A SPECIAL PLACE FOR ANGLERS TAKE PKG: 1:20 OC:SOC JOE CANTRELL/OUTFITT ER "THE MAIN THING ABOUT THE CLARK, IS, LEARNING THE RIVER

THESE FISH REALLY POT UP, AND THERE'S PLACES YOU REALLY NEED TO FISH THE HECK OUT OF, AND THERE'S PLACES YOU NEED TO ROLL RIGHT THROUGH" AUGUSTA MCDONNELL/REPOR TER RAINBOW, CUTBROWS, BROWNS AND BULL TROUT MAKE FOR GREAT FISHING, AND JOE IS WILLING TO SHARE HIS FAVORITE SPOTS WITH ANYONE WHO WANTS TO TRY THEM OUT JOE CANTRELL/OUTFITT ER "I GET THEM FROM FLORIDA, NEW YORK, VIRGINIA, TEXAS, WASHINGTON JUST EVERYWHERE, AND WE'RE PRETTY SMALL POTATOES HERE SO WE REALLY DEPEND ON RETURN, YA KNOW AUGUSTA MCDONNELL/REPOR TER HE SAYS AS LONG AS YOU CAN GET THE FLY OUT FIRST, YOUR LEVEL OF EXPERTISE DOESN'T MATTER JOE CANTRELL/OUTFITT ER "YOU CAN BE AN EXPERT FLY FISHERMAN, OR YOU CAN BE A BEGINNER

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN FLY FISHING, IS GETTING THAT BUG FLOATING FIRST IF YOU GET THE BUG FLOATING DOWN THE CREEK WITHOUT YOUR FLYLINE OR YOUR LEADER OR YOUR TIP IN FRONT OF IT, THAT'S 90% OF THE BATTLE IF THE FISH LOOK UP AND ALL THEY SEE IS THAT FLY HE'S GOING OT EAT IT" AUGUSTA MCDONNELL/REPOR TER THE CANTRELL'S HAVE BUILT THEIR LIFE AND FAMILY-RUN BUSINESS IN ST REGIS

THIS LODGE BY THE RIVER HOSTS WEDDING AND REUNIONS, THEY OWN A RESTAURANT AND A FLYSHOP AS WELL JOE OFFERS HIS SKILL AND THE TRANQUILITY OF THEIR RIVER- CENTERED LIFE TO HUNDREDS GUESTS WHO COME THEIR WAY EVERY SUMMER TRANSITION:COMING UP

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