July Cover Artist: Lola Murals

Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Lorin Pope and Lani McKay joined forces in 2017 to create Lola Murals, customized art for large scale surfaces. Visual artists inspired by nature, their collaborative work can be found in multiple states. Having first seen Lani’s…

What's You Beef? Smash & Grabs at Trail-Heads

Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity. --John Muir It is counterintuitive of the soul present in the mountains to have anyone…

Blackbird

by Angie Ripple  |  Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

A guy named Josh from Tucson opens a restaurant, hires a waitress named Shannon, they fall in love, get married, move to Paris, she studies baking and tells him stories of a little town in Montana where she used to live, he doesn’t want…

Sweet Pea Festival of the Arts Focusing on the Music

by Angie Ripple  |  Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

It’s only July but it’s never too early to start thinking about the beauty and smell of Sweet Pea’s in August, not just the amazingly gorgeous flower, but also Bozeman’s most beloved festival of the arts and culture,…

Get the Most Out of Your Fly Shop Experience

Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Fly shops can seem like a secret society, one that to the outsider is largely mysterious and a little intimidating. Men who have dedicated their lives to the gentle sport of fly fishing sit behind the counter tying flies, pouring over maps or…

Yellowstone Fish Tales

Montana Grant  |  Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Fish have always been abundant in Yellowstone Park. The watersheds have been healthy and perfect habitats for trout. Yellowstone Lake alone is 136 square miles of trout habitat. The average depth is 139 feet and as deep as 390 feet.…