296 pages, 6 x 9, softcover
“From blasting and casting on the Bighorn, to the best put-in approach for the Clark Fork, to the nuances of reading hatches on the Kootenai, the book is as impeccably detailed as anything you’ll ever see on fly fishing in Montana. In fact, I think it is the best guide book on any locale I’ve ever seen.”
Kirk Deeter, Field & Stream
“Montana’s Best Fly Fishing just might be the cream of the crop for those seeking a guidebook to explore the state’s big waters. It is written by an author that has put his time in–both on the river and in his research. Be assured that it will rest on the bedside table inspiring wonder for many nights leading up to your trip.”
Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Whether you want to target trout sipping Tricos on the Missouri, pack in to the South Fork of the Flathead for a wilderness adventure, or simply find a good spot to fish while on a vacation to Glacier or Yellowstone National Park, this guide is the best place to start for a successful fishing trip. With stunning photos, detailed maps and hatch charts for each river, photos and recipes of the most effective fly patterns, and insider information from local guides and outfitters, Montana’s Best Fly Fishing is an essential reference for the best fishing in Big Sky Country.
- The best places and times to fish
- Detailed maps and hatch charts plus top producing fly patterns with recipes
- Local guides and outfitters on techniques and tackle
Ben Romans graduated from the University of Montana’s journalism program, and after guiding for several seasons in western Montana, he became the associate editor at Fly Fisherman magazine. He now works as a freelance writer and photographer from his home in Boise, Idaho, contributing to publications such as Field & Stream, American Angler, Fly Fish Journal, Northwest Fly Fishing, Angling Trade, and Big Sky Journal.