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February 9th, 2021

Ennis Montana 4th of July Parade 2015 Video

Ennis Montana’s famous 4th of July Parade. A great celebration of America from one of its best small towns. Filmed in the Heart of Montana, on the banks of the Madison River. The small fly fishing town of Ennis throws the best 4th of July party with a Parade and Rodeo. If you ever wanted […]

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February 9th, 2021

5 Fishy Father’s Day Gifts Under 50 Bucks

With Father’s Day approaching we are seeing a steady stream of traffic looking for the perfect gift for the fishing father.   Many of these fathers are already customers and have most of the needed gear for any day on the water.   Also many of the people shopping for Dad do not know what […]

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February 9th, 2021

Guest Blog: Guides Fishing With Guides….

Guides Fishing With Guides… Tackle Shop guides don’t just guide the Madison, even though it is undeniably the capitol of the fly fishing world. In April, John Way called me up and said, “Scrunch, let’s go fish the Bitterroot today. I have to guide it tomorrow.” I had been on it for a quite a […]

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February 9th, 2021

10 Best Dry Fly’s for June on the Madison River

The 10 Best Dry Fly’s for June on the Madison River. June in Montana is a special time, not quite summer yet but not spring.   Sort of an in between time where you can expect snow one day and 70 and sunny the next.  An epic battle between spring and summer played out each day […]

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February 9th, 2021

Guest Blog: The River that Makes No Sense

The River That Makes No Sense….. Nicky Acosta and I were grabbing dinner at the Mccallister Inn after a day on the Madison. I was commenting that I had worked an island that looked perfect. The water in front it formed a perfect shelf with good depth plus good current. The water below and to […]

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February 9th, 2021

Ennis Montana Brew and Spirit Festival

If there was not enough reason to visit Ennis Montana on May 16 besides the opening of the Upper Madison River to fishing there is also the Tap in to Ennis Brew and Spirit Festival.  This is hosted by the Ennis Chamber of Commerce and is held in Lyons Club Park.  There will be over […]

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February 9th, 2021

Lat. 45 Adventure Ministries Fishing Derby

On this past Saturday Lat. 45 Adventure Ministries held their first annual fishing derby, fundraiser and banquet here in Ennis.  Lat 45 is a local non profit that is dedicated to taking kids on no cost multi day back packing trips.  They feel that by getting kids away from modern conveniences and expose them to […]

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February 9th, 2021

The 10 Best Fly’s for Spring in SW Montana

The Top 10 Patterns for Spring in South West Montana Spring in South West Montana can be  special time.  The rivers are awakening and the fish are hungry for the first significant food of the year.   Also, it is a great time to fish as most of the busy Tourist fisherman are still home and […]

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February 9th, 2021

Fisherman add 907.8 million to Montana Economy

Everyone knows that the driving force to Montana’s Economy is tourism.  In the last 20 years the economy of this great state has shifted away from mostly agricultural/timber/mining that has dominated Montana from the time of the trappers.  The big question is what exactly is the dollar amount spent by visiting anglers and hunters in […]

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February 9th, 2021

Tackle Shop Madison River Newsletter

Take a look at the new newsletter from The Tackle shop.  It is full of useful tips, Ennis happenings and fishing forecast.  Remember if you want to sign up for our monthly newsletter you can do that from the contact us on the home page.   Tackle Shop Newsletter

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