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Valley of Snow Tires

It didn’t necessarily happen soon or happen fast, but good news for you ski bums, it is officially winter time here in Montana and we couldn’t be more stoked!!!! The past two weeks we have seen seasonably cooler temperatures and snow working its way down into the valleys more and more often. With big game […]

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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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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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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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It worked!

WHAT IS PHASMID? 2-Years ago I enlisted the girlfriend and a grumpy father to mow-in “WHAT IS PHASMID?” in the back of the office, 275-yards x 50 yards high. It finally showed up on Google Earth. Take that you cranky nay-sayers!

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Road Trip: Big Sheep Creek Scenic Byway

Sunrise heading into Dell. January 14, 2012 Road trip: Big Sheep Creek Byway Photos and story by Will Casella Explorebigsky.com Contributor Dillon The town of Dillon sits at the crossroads of state Highway 41 and Interstate 15, on the banks of the Beaverhead River, in Beaverhead County. Named after the unique rock formation on the Jefferson […]

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Smoked Trout Tostadas

August 21, 2011 Posted by ADMIN in EXPLORE, LIFESTYLE, MONTANA, OUTDOORS Click to share this Montana cuisine: trout on the grill Recipe and photo by Will Casella Smoked trout, Bing cherry salsa, and kiwi rum chili vinaigrette tostadas HOT SMOKED TROUT • 2 large fillet or 4 smaller fillets • Salt and pepper • Mirin to add color (not required) • Smoking chips […]

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Phasmid in Associated Press Article

Small Montana businesses get some big press Washington D.C. based journalist Desmond Butler recently decided to try his hand writing about his true passions: fly-fishing and Montana. The results are impressive so far. Butler, a foreign affairs journalist for the Associated Press, published an article titled “Swollen rivers, but great fly fishing in Montana,” on […]

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Road Trip: Ennis to Centennial Valley

Published in Explore Big Sky by Phasmid’s Will Casella. Ennis to the Centennial Valley Guided road trip and photos by Will Casella Southwest Montana’s small towns and public lands offer endless exploration for locals and visitors alike. From casual scenic drives to hardcore backcountry adventures, Montana is what you make of it. The key is to […]

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