All Montana residents realize that the Big Sky State is the unofficial capital of fly fishing. But many don’t know when or how that began. As early as the 1930’s, Montana was known as a destination for fly fishermen, and that notoriety has only grown over time. Fly fishing was originally brought to America by […]
Every summer, a group of men sign up to attend a unique fly fishing experience at my ranch in Montana. Aptly called The Wild Adventure, this is a great opportunity for the group to explore 1,100 acres of wilderness, fish on the Upper Madison, and participating in authentic conversations about life’s big issues. TWA welcomes […]
We have another video put together from guys from The Wild Adventure Week 7. Watch it and hear what these guys thought of the Wild Adventure. If you have not been on a Wild Adventure, please go to https://twa.us and see why Jan Janura says TCBTGWOYL!
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the chaos of our surroundings, to be consumed by the daily tasks and responsibilities that demand the focus of our attention. Spending too long in this bubble day in and day out can be both mentally and physically draining. Our minds and bodies crave tranquility and rejuvenation, planting […]
We have yet another exciting video put together from guys who just completed their The Wild Adventure Week in Summer 2018 Week 5. Click below to watch it and hear what these guys thought of the Wild Adventure.
What a joy it is to have another video put together from guys from The Wild Adventure Week 3. Click below to watch it and hear what these guys thought of the Wild Adventure.
We have a new Wild Women’s Week video put together from the ladies from the Wild Women’s Adventure. Click below to watch it.
We have a new video put together from guys from The Wild Adventure Week 1. Click below to watch it.
I had the privilege of saying hello to the Wild Adventure men’s group when they arrived at the ranch this week… and here is a picture of us together! What a great group of guys! If you want to get some of your friends on one of these weeks, give them a copy of one […]
Check out our latest video about our Wild Catamaran Adventure put together today! It was a terrific time fly-fishing for Bonefish!!
A drone picture of a quiet March in Montana where it’s starting to warm up — around and at the Smiling Moose Lodge. And less snow means more great fishing ahead!
Check out our latest video, “What Guys Say” about The Wild Adventure. The video premiered in March 2018.
Hugh spends the second of three hours with Jan Janura, founder of The Wild Adventure, a men’s fly fishing retreat in Montana, as they talk to alumni of previous trips. This is a special three hours on Groundhog day where two good friends, talk about The Wild Adventure in studio. During their time together, Jan […]
Check out our latest video about The Wild Adventure released December 2017.
The Gathering has been scheduled for 2018. To read more details about the event, go to: The Gathering http://twa.us/reunion.html
The snow came early at Smiling Moose Lodge, even before the last day of summer arrived! What made this summer fantastic was the service of ALL of our alumni work crews! Participants have reported to be grateful recipients of all of their hard work, adding to their ability to rest in the Montana wilderness. I […]
The wildlife hear in this part of creation is refreshing. I caught this moose hanging out not far from Smiling Moose Lodge.
Here’s a photo of the NEW addition to the main lodge – you all are going to LOVE IT!
Due to demand, the 2018 dates are now available. And yes, you have the ability to reserve your spot now! We also have three types of trips for men in 2018, each with their own unique benefits: 1. Standard 2. Military 3. Young Adult (ages 21-30) If you wish, go ahead and register today for […]
August 15-20 is a gathering of great women (women only), the occasional glass of red wine, and some conversations about the big issues of life… Also there’s fly fishing. To learn more go to: http://twa.us/wild-women-week-august15.html
Registration for this trip week is restricted to those currently serving or veterans of the military. We are putting together a trip in 2018 for five days-five nights, a fly fishing adventure for military – those both currently serving and veterans of the military will be welcome to register. If you have want to register […]
The snow is beginning to melt and spring is on its way to Montana! We are getting ready to welcome the first guests in a few months. If you are joining us on one of our trips this summer, about 8 – 10 weeks before your trip, the book, Wild at Heart by John Eldredge, […]
Tomorrow I meet with Hugh Hewitt to be on his radio show to announce open registration for the WILD ADVENTURE. The show first airs Thursday at 6am, east coast time. Click the video player below to watch a fun video!
As the year 2016 winds down we have already been looking toward the next great summer of Wild Adventure trips. I know many of you have wanted to fill full or partial weeks this coming summer and have let us know intentions. Now is your chance!
A gathering of great guys, the occasional cigar, glass of red wine, and some conversations about the big issues of life.
Join us on one of these Wild Adventures. It doesn’t get much better!
For the past 34 years, I have been putting together these men’s fly fishing adventures. I love the sport and the magnificent locations….but the best part of these trips by everyone’s unanimous opinion, are the deep and significant conversations that take place and the sharing of our life stories with one another!