Steve Galletta will be present a slide show on the Bighorn River in Fort Smith, Mont. He will discuss in-depth the seasons, stretches, techniques and hatches as they relate to this famous tailwater fishery. Steve recently completed his first book Fly Fishing Guide to the Bighorn River due out in 2014.
Steve and Pete Shanafelt became the co-owners of the Bighorn Angler in Fort Smith, Mont. In 2011. They originally met while attending University of Montana and after graduating began guiding fly fisherman full-time. After guiding on many of the famous trout waters throughout Montana, they landed permanently on the one river they found most productive, the Bighorn.Before the presentation, Pete will offer a fly tying demonstration and discussing effective fly patterns for the Bighorn River. Pete is the driving force behind their new wholesale fly company, Bugwater Fly Company.