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News from the 60th

Singing and Fishing in the Rain

On the 60th parallel, July is the heart of summer—THE MONTH, the month of high, intense sun; endless blue skies; ripening blueberries and bearberries; countless wildflowers in full bloom, and smiling anglers. It would be wonderful to describe the last twenty days in...

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What Fires? What Smoke? An Early Season Update

A big story in Canadian media and a smaller story in the US media has been the fires in Saskatchewan. It’s all over the news. Many of our guests have contacted the lodge wondering what things are like here, even wondering if we’re still open. I guess we’re living in a...

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Up and Running

The first week of the 2015 season at Scott Lake Lodge is in the books. For the Scott Lake Lodge staff is seemed like June 10 would never arrive. The planning and anticipation hit a crescendo at the traditional pre-season employee meeting on June 9th.  There were many,...

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Late May Update

It’s been hot, incredibly hot for May, on Scott Lake. In our twenty years of operations we have never had the lake open in May. But it just could be this year. The lake is just one windy day away from breaking up. What a contrast to last May when the temperatures were...

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April Update

WARMING UP It’s getting pretty warm in the north. The last few days of April will see temperatures into the 60s with rain forecast in early May. That’s quite a contrast to the below freezing temperatures of last May. It is looking good for an early ice out. Scott Lake...

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Spring Fever

NOT LONG NOW It’s spring, both by the calendar and by the weather here in Bozeman, MT. In fact, for most of the west it’s been spring for several weeks. Not so much for our anglers in the upper Midwest and the east where winter just keeps hanging on. But today, March...

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The Feisty, Fat, Fighting Fish of Fall

The 2014 season ended as it began, with an absolutely perfect sunny day. There were differences of course. In June it was really hot but there were vast areas of ice. In September it was pleasantly cool with the...

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August Update

The Transition For most of the two decades here at Scott Lake Lodge the transition from summer to fall has been a gradual, almost imperceptible process, sliding smoothly from the hot, sunny days of summer to the cool, stormy days of fall. This year that transition...

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Weather in Stony

Chance of Snow
Thursday
Chance of Snow
High 10°/Low 7°
Partly Cloudy
Friday
Partly Cloudy
High 17°/Low 5°
Overcast
Saturday
Overcast
High 17°/Low 7°
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
Mostly Cloudy
High 14°/Low 10°
Snow Showers
Monday
Snow Showers
High 19°/Low 9°