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Spring wildflowers on Wild Horse Island

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Montana Outdoors Magazine

Smoked Goldeye Burgers

If you ever fish the lower Missouri or Yellowstone rivers, you’ll definitely catch goldeye—whether you want to or not. These aggressive native fish, which resemble herrings, will eat almost anything they can get their little toothy mouth around, from a dry fly to a large chunk of cut bait. They’re fun to catch on light tackle or a fly rod.

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Smoked Goldeye Burgers

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Salmon Fly Life

The incredible transformation of the iconic Salmon Fly!

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