Captain & Crew’s Big “Exposé” at Paradise Falls


I had the pleasure of joining the Captain & Crew this morning during Catchin’ the Big One’s radio show at Paradise Falls on the “Banks of Brooks” in Missoula where they broadcast live every Friday morning. Some of you may know me as “Outdoor Aly” from, where I share some of my outdoor adventures in Montana, […]

Limiting Out Opening Day at Lake Mary Ronan


The Captain did the Montana Outdoor Radio Show live from Lake Mary Ronan state campground Saturday morning, and started fishing at 2pm, limiting out on salmon not long after.  The report? Opening day at Lake Mary Ronan went well! “I missed a lot of bites but managed to get my limit by 6pm,” said the Captain. “Most anglers seemed to be […]

Captain and Crew Head to Brenneman Slough

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“It is a fun little lake,” he said. “You’ll catch peamouth, crappie, sunfish, and perch,” he said. And that was all it took for Dick Zimmer lure the Captain on a fishing trip to Brenneman Slough north of Big Fork on the Flathead River. They decided a mid-week fishing trip would be best, and Captain invited pal Don Beardsley […]

Get YOUR 2014 Guaranteed Lures at the Great Rockies Sport Show!


The Captain and his crew will be at this weekend’s Great Rockies Sport Show in Billings- Stop by the Montana Outdoor Radio Show booth, and get your free 2014 Montana hunting dates card. While you are there, shop all the merchandise in their 50-foot booth. The Captain has searched all over the Northwest to bring […]

The Captain Is Headed for Guided Hunt With Burke Ranch Outfitters

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The Captain will be headed to Burke Ranch Outfitters for a guided elk hunt; a trip he looks forward to every fall. Burke Ranch Outfitters is located in northeastern Montana, 60 miles south of Glasgow, on the famous Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (CMR). The ranch and outfitting are situated in the heart of the Missouri […]

Honeymoon couple at the Walleye Spawn

Hawaii and Mexico don’t have anything on Fort Peck Reservoir when it comes to being a honeymoon destination. Well, at least they don’t for Kim and Chris West, of Missoula. The recently-married couple decided last week to spend their honeymoon volunteering to help Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists with the walleye spawn on the […]

Cooler weather helps trigger good fall fishing

Cooler weather has rejuvenated the fishing in Western Montana. In fact, the rains that we received last week have resulted in Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks in lifting voluntary restrictions on some area rivers. Doug Persico, of Rock Creek Fisherman’s Mercantile, tells me that a new moth-like hatch is taking place on Rock Creek. Persico […]