Category: Sporting

MONTANA’S WILD PLACES

CENTENNIAL VALLEY According to The Nature Conservancy, “The Centennial looks very much as it did more than a century ago.” This broad east-west valley is home to extensive wetlands, in fact, it is the largest wetland in the entire Yellowstone Ecosystem. Two large lakes, the Upper and Lower Red Rock Lakes dominate much of the…

Hidden Jewels

When most visitors consider visiting Montana or other western states, there are certain recreational magnets that attract the most attention – national parks such as Yellowstone or Glacier, or large Wilderness areas such as the Bob Marshall, Absaroka-Beartooth, Great Bear or the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. However tucked away across Montana are a…

History and Facts on Branding Livestock in Montana

In Montana, we rerecord livestock brands every 10 years and next year 2021, is your due date with the Montana Department of Livestock to rerecord your brand. With that in mind thought it might be of interest to know the history behind the brand. Since The practice of branding cattle is ancient. What we know…

Rules of the Road When Passing Horseback Parties and Livestock

An issue that is important for all drivers of any vehicle on Montana roads, particularly on more private county roads that connect ranches and pastures in this great state, is how to safely and with courtesy, approach horse-back riders and livestock sharing these same roads.    I ride our roads periodically and am often astonished…

One of America’s Safest Homes Provides Escape and Security People Want Now

For the first time, Montana luxury homeowners open secure space and home Today’s events have shown us what is possible.  No longer is the thought of a major worldwide pandemic a conspiracy theory.  It is happening in real time and making people seek out safe places to ride it out.  Montana has become a beacon…

34th Annual Hunter’s Feed

Join hunters, family & friends of the Ennis community for the 34th Annual Hunter’s Feed on Friday, October 25th @ 3 PM! The event is held down main street…local chefs cook up their most creative dishes including chili, stews and more! Awards are available for best non-chili, best chili, most unique, and people’s choice!   Food…

Why Look For A Real Estate Broker With An ALC Designation?

When you’re buying, selling or exchanging land, you have many significant issues to consider. That’s because each land transaction is unique, and considerably more complex than residential real estate. Whether you’re interested in purchasing a ranch, a recreational property or doing a 1031 Exchange, you’ll get the best results if you engage a land specialist…

14th Annual Fly Fishing And Outdoor Festival

Join the Ennis community for the 14th Annual Fly Fishing and Outdoor Festival on August 30th & 31st, 2019 in Downtown Ennis to celebrate all things fly fishing and outdoor. Enjoy activities such as fly tying clinics, fly casting clinics, tacklet manufacturers, food, raffles, family fun, live music, guided fishing trips, and more!  I’m sure…

2019 Madison County Fair & Rodeo

We are proud to be sponsors of the 2019 Madison County Fair & Rodeo! Catch all the action August 7th – 10th, 2019 at the Madison County Fair Grounds! **Photo provided by the Madison County Fair**

5 Montana State Parks to Camp At This Summer

Enjoy an extended stay at one of Montana’ s 54 State Parks this summer which have more than 500 campsites to reserve. Here are some top favorites! Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Camp, hike and see the amazing geological wonders of one of Montana’s first and best known state park. Lewis & Clark Caverns…