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Fly Fishing Poindexter Slough – Dillion, MT

There is something about fishing a creek no wider than an S-10 Blazer is long and seeing brown trout come out of it that are so big they literally scare you.   I had two days off work with some nice mild weather projected, low to mid-forties with lots of sunshine and supposedly low winds. […]

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Camping in Glacier National Park

Hello travelers, Bozeman is an great spot to start your summer adventures! Once you arrive, Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier National Parks are all easily accessible. Although Glacier NP is a bit further north, it is not to be missed. The scenery is stunning! This park does see less annual visitors than Yellowstone, but it […]

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Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Hello campers and adventurers, Summer is fast approaching, which means it is time to start planning the best way to use those long, warm days. Due to our proximity to Yellowstone National Park, we field a lot of questions about the best places to camp in the park. Here are a few pointers and recommendations […]

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FOR SALE: TATANKA – 2016 Gray Z71 SUBURBAN

  FOR SALE: 2016 Gray Z71 – Tatanka was purchased in early 2016 with only 2000 miles on him. He has been a solid performer with no major issues, making countless trips to Big Sky and West Yellowstone. We are including the upgraded Weathertech floor mats in this sale. Tires are also our significantly upgraded Michelin […]

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2016 R-Pod 178 For Sale

2016 Hood River R Pod Travel Trailer For Sale – $15500  We purchased this R-Pod in the spring of 2016 to offer more camping options for our customers, it was a great purchase. Staff and customers a like have enjoyed this R-Pod all over Bozeman and Yellowstone. Comfortably sleeps 4 with two queen beds, one full […]

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Fish on the brain

This time of year it is hard to not occasionally have your mind be other places. The temperature seems like it will never be above 20° again and the snow flies constantly. The days it does manage to get above freezing feel like a blessing and remind you of a warmer place and time. Peoples […]

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Getting lost – Montana’s Public Land

  One of the greatest and most valuable treasures we have here in the “Treasure State” are Montana’s public (and state) lands. This is truly the backbone of all true Montanans lifestyles; providing ample land to use, for free, to pursue whatever outdoor passions you may have. These pieces of land include BLM (Bureau of […]

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For Sale: WHITEFISH 2014 Yukon XL

Whitefish was purchased in the summer of 2015 with about 30,000 miles on her. She has been a solid performer. Everything works well and there are no problems that we know of, less a ding on the back door of driver’s side. We are including the upgraded Weathertech floor mats in this sale. Tires are […]

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For Sale: ARTHUR, a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban LT

Suburban for sale in Bozeman

Arthur was the third Suburban to enter the Fleet, purchased in 2013 with about 27,000 miles on him. Amazingly, he has run over 100,000 miles without any major incidents. No deer, no elk, no bad drivers- clean as a whistle less someone hitting a stump with front bumper (repaired). Runs like a top, needs nothing as […]

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For Sale: BETTY, a 2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i $15,000

Betty has been a trooper for us over the years. She was bought new in 2012, and is a 2.5i All Weather Package. She has got the heated seats and rubber floor mats essential for a Montana car. Overall, she is in great shape and needs nothing. There is a small dent on the tailgate. […]

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World, meet Beast One.

Beast One. Seats 12-comfortably. 4×4 capability and safety. 20mpg.   Introducing the newest member of the fleet, a 2016 Mercedes Benz Sprinter 12-passenger 4×4 van. Yes, you read that correctly, 4×4. Need to get your family to Big Sky in winter safely? Done. Need to move a film crew to the top of a mountain? No […]

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We can get you here!

Hebgen-Lake-Sunset

Montana summer is here. Hot, still, and a little smokey. We had a great little getaway to Hebgen Lake. The fishing stunk, but the food and company was great! #phasmidrentals #exlpore-rentals #explore_mt_adventures

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Free bear spray rentals for Yellowstone National Park anglers

Bear spray in yellowstone

Bozeman, MT (July 25, 2016) – Explore Rentals is doing their part to ensure the safety of anglers in Yellowstone National Park by offering free bear spray rentals as well as education on how to behave while fishing in grizzly bear country. At a time of year when Old Faithful is throbbing with tour buses, […]

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Yellowstone National Park Fishing Trip

We are not going to tell you exactly where we went, but it isn’t too hard to figure out either. We had an epic day; countless fish all on salmonflies- and we didn’t see another single angler! It is simply amazing that a short walk off of pavement in Yellowstone National Park can offer such […]

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Phasmid is now Explore Rentals!

No more silly name, same great service! Phasmid is now Explore Rentals.  Although we still love the name Phasmid, and the meaning behind the name, it is just to darned weird. Nothing has changed with the business, just a new name. The change will not happen overnight, but it has begun!    

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Exploring Around Home – 6/21

What can I say, business has really started to pick up around here and unfortunately the blog updates had to take a backseat for a few weeks. That being said, I am back!!! Instead of profiling a single location like I usually do I decided to do something a little bit different with this post […]

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Canyon Ferry Fishing Report, April 22

Rumor through the grapevine was the bite is on, so we headed up to the Sylos for an afternoon of walleye fishing and a night of camping. It was no secret that a front was moving in, but according to the weather reports we would be OK until about 1:00pm the following day. We decided […]

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Yellowstone River in February Fly Fishing Report

On a whim, I called the Great Kimboli for a Yellowstone River float trip on one of the unseasonable warm days we had this past winter. Fishing wasn’t brilliant, but we did bring a couple of nice browns to hand on dead-drifted golden stones. Right before the sun ducked behind the horizon quite a few […]

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Big Horn Reservoir Fishing Report

Big Horn Reservoir Fishing Report, Early April It is never a good thing when the parking lot to a major Montana waterbody is empty on arrival. Empty to the point one is worried if you are doing something wrong. We were committed and the weather was perfect, so we carried on. Glass like conditions, 49° […]

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Mid-April Canyon Ferry Fishing Report

Canyon Ferry, April 12, 2016 Well, it was time to see if the walleye were biting on Canyon Ferry. We put the boat in at the Silos about 2:00pm and ran north 5-miles or so to see if we could get out of the wind/ rain a little bit and hopefully find some fish. We […]

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Spring Shoulder Season Rental Car Discounts

It is shoulder season! Woo-hoo for you, not so much for us. Big Sky Resort and Bridger Bowl will be shutting down shortly and the West Yellowstone entrance to the Park won’t open for a while. This means we have cars available. Enter SPRING2016 in the coupon code box for a 15% discount for travel […]

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The Zzz-burban

New for 2016, the Zzz-burban! The second best campervan rental in the world! So you want to go deep into the outdoors and not have to worry about getting eaten by bears or setting up a tent? This is the product for you! Expanding on our concept of the Sleep-A-Ru, we have made custom inserts that […]

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