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Cody..... where about in MT were y'all? I love it up there...... in the Summer
 

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Cody..... where about in MT were y'all? I love it up there...... in the Summer
My place is in the Ruby Valley, west of Ennis near the town of Alder.
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Ruby Reservoir from my property, love it up there. Hate leaving every time
 

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11:00 am. 89 with a nice. 63 % humidity.
 

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That is an awesome area for sure. Love Southwest MT...... The Madison, Ruby, Big Hole, Jefferson, Missouri, etc.... Love it up there! i couldn't do the winters though.
 

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That is an awesome area for sure. Love Southwest MT...... The Madison, Ruby, Big Hole, Jefferson, Missouri, etc.... Love it up there! i couldn't do the winters though.
Hell, we call that the banana belt of Montana after growing up in western MT!
 

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I spent the winter of 2010 living in Manhattan, while I worked in Bozeman. Living in my small 5th wheel RV, with temps dipping to -20 below.

6 months of torture. I was never so happy in my life to see the green grass of spring.

But I do love Montana. Just not the winter.
 

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Had a buddy in West Yellowstone..... he told me that damn near every day of Winter, the nation's record low could/would be there. However, nobody is there to report it. Regularly, like -20...... with -50 not unheard of. F that noise!
 

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Standing in the Blackhawk Mfg parking lot after a blizzard blew thru.
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Had a buddy in West Yellowstone..... he told me that damn near every day of Winter, the nation's record low could/would be there. However, nobody is there to report it. Regularly, like -20...... with -50 not unheard of. F that noise!

At least you can put cloths on and stay warm. :)
 

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Had a buddy in West Yellowstone..... he told me that damn near every day of Winter, the nation's record low could/would be there. However, nobody is there to report it. Regularly, like -20...... with -50 not unheard of. F that noise!
After my divorce, I went up to Montana, and spent 2 seasons working as head of maintenance on a big guest ranch, just outside of West Yellowstone by Hebgen Lake.

Absolutely amazing area. Not so much in the winter, unless you are there to snowmobile.
 

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Fished just outside of Cameron a couple of times. Madison on down to the Henry's Fork in ID.
 

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Have you ever been to the Grizzly bar & Grill in the Madison Valley? In addition to my ranch work, I worked 4 nights a week at the Grizzly. Some famous people stop in there on occasion.
 
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We get heat warnings when it´s about 100º F or 38º C.

By the way, we have been through the hottest June in the last 52 years, and rainfall has been only 50 % of the average.
 

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Have you ever been to the Grizzly bar & Grill in the Madison Valley? In addition to my ranch work, I worked 4 nights a week at the Grizzly. Some famous people stop in there on occasion.

Yeah.... I got a friend that was owner for a while. I believe he has since, parted ways.
 

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29 degrees celsius is maybe a once a year occurence where i live. This is a photo from the 12th of may last year a friend of mine (hes the one in the picture) and me were fishing from the Ice edges of the river.
 

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Have you ever been to the Grizzly bar & Grill in the Madison Valley? In addition to my ranch work, I worked 4 nights a week at the Grizzly. Some famous people stop in there on occasion.
Hell yeah, just a couple miles down the road from Standard Creek, I used to really like it when it was a Saloon before it got all yuppie river runs through it!lol. Y'all ever make it to Alder check out Chick's bar.
 

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It was 24c after work yesterday, I left a snail trail trying to get to my truck. Today it's going to get to 28c i'm not going to make it. Come on fall.
 

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Yeah.... I got a friend that was owner for a while. I believe he has since, parted ways.
Not meaning to go off topic, but at the end of the 2011 season, my boss "Nick", gave me a bonus.

He had Dan Delekta of Beartooth custom rods present me with a custom Beartoorh 7'6 "- 3WT rod inscribed with my name, and the " Grizzly bar & grill 2011".

I thought it was a very nice gift.
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