The Art of Fly Tying | Montana Trout Fly Fishing

A blog by RJ Patterson, Ranch Sales, Licensed in MT, ID I love fly fishing for trout in the Montana rivers. As winter drags on and the snow piles up, I often find myself at the fly-tying bench dreaming of the warmth that spring brings and the hatches that come along with it.  I was […]


The Best of Both Worlds: Elkhorn Ranch in the Gallatin Valley

A blog by James Esperti, Partner, Sales Associate, Licensed in WA, WY, ID The Elkhorn Ranch is a unique offering in the blossoming community of Bozeman, MT.  The property consists of 443± acres, positioned a short 20-minute drive from the vibrant university town.  Over the past few years, the Gallatin Valley has gained notoriety for […]


For An Investment-Minded Buyer the Whistle of the Wind can Mean Big Dollars!

A blog by Kimberly Lowry, Broker Associate, Licensed in MT Over the past few years there has been a growing emphasis on taking environmentally friendly measures as individuals, a society, and a nation.  Without having a crystal ball, if one could predict the future for the production of energy to meet the growing demand, it […]


Montana Cattle Ranch: Wintertime Production

A blog by Vinny Delgado, Sales Associate, Licensed in MT Driving the morning back roads of Montana at this time of year, you typically see mother cows, anxious for their morning feedings, eagerly chasing feed trucks overflowing with hay. Last week at Rockin 99 Ranch, I witnessed 150 cows turning their nose up to the […]


Blackleaf Cattle Company: Exceptional Production in an Unmatched Setting

A blog by Vinny Delgado, Sales Associate, Licensed in MT Blackleaf Cattle Company: Recently Price Reduced from $4,975,000 to $4,695,000! Blackleaf Cattle Company is a fantasy land of reservoirs, creeks, wildflowers, prairie and towering mountain faces. The neighboring Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex and Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area coupled with extensive preservation efforts along the Rocky […]


Life in the Beartooth Mountains: Fishtail, Montana

By Kimberly Lowry, Broker Associate, Licensed in MT Fishtail, Montana, is a classic rural Montana town complete with an eclectic little general store with a variety of goods and sundries, a cowboy bar and supper club to suit almost every insatiable appetite, and a coffee house that has provided what locals and visitors alike refer […]


Rockin 99 Ranch: A Bird Hunt for the Books

A Video Blog by Vinny Delgado, Sales Associate, Licensed in MT Spring 2020 update:  Rockin 99 Ranch boasts an extremely productive agricultural operation and as an avid outdoorsman, the more time I spend on Rockin 99 Ranch, the more I am impressed by its sporting attributes and all the room on the ranch to roam. […]


Opportunities in Montana’s Ruby River Valley

The Ruby River begins in the high elevations of the Gravelly and Snowcrest Mountain Ranges of southwest Montana and flows for approximately 76 miles before it confluences with the Beaverhead River about two miles upstream from Twin Bridges.  In the town of Twin Bridges, the Beaverhead and Big Hole confluence to form the Jefferson River.  […]


National Geographic Films “Yellowstone Live” on the Yellowstone Basin Ranch

The owners of Yellowstone Basin Ranch were honored National Geographic chose the ranch as part of their base of operations while filming the much anticipated 4-day television event, “Yellowstone Live.” The Yellowstone Basin Ranch is located under ten minutes from West Yellowstone, Montana – home to the famed west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The […]


Investing in Ranches: Engwis Ranch

By James Esperti, Partner/Sales Associate, Licensed in MT, WY, ID People pursue ranch real estate in the Intermountain West for many reasons. Some are looking for that perfect hunting and fishing ranch with big mountain views, and live water with a variety of wildlife species. Others may want a large productive cattle ranch with abundant […]


Calving Season, Bull Selection Prove Cattle Industry Still King in Montana

By Kimberly Lowry, Broker Associate, Licensed in MT Photos by Hailey Rae, Montana Ag Photography Spring is in the air in Montana, and while newborn calves dot the landscape, producers across the state are already busy planning and preparing for the 2019 calving season. With a gestation period of 283 days, give or take a few, […]


Neighboring Montana Ranches For Sale, Offer Unique Opportunity

By Greg Fay, Broker/Owner, Licensed in MT Tom Brokaw’s West Boulder Ranch, nestled at the base of the Absaroka Mountains in south-central Montana, and the neighboring Burnt Leather Ranch-Steen Place, owned by the Reid family for over 60 years, are both for sale. They are both incredible properties, and combined, they represent an opportunity to […]


Montana’s Migratory Grizzly Bears

By Michael DeShore, Licensed in MT LITTLE VALLEY RANCH COULD PROVIDE A VITAL GEOGRAPHIC LINK I recently attended a presentation at the University of Montana regarding the tracking of bears, and the biologist quipped: “Everyone visiting Montana heads to Yellowstone or Glacier with hopes of seeing a grizzly bear in person. If they really want […]


Fishing the Ruby River

By Greg Fay, Broker/Owner, Licensed in MT The Ruby River Ranch is located on a stretch of water that I’ve known intimately for the past 22 years.  When I began fishing it, it was a good fishery.  In the past 20 years, it has become a great fishery.  Upstream of the ranch are two spring […]


Wild Horses of Dutch Flat Ranch

By Jerry Hicks, Principal Broker, Licensed in OR Virtually nothing is more significant or iconic in Western American culture than the wild horse. In the 16th & 17th centuries, the Spanish unknowingly blessed the American Wild West with horses that, over time, escaped or were released onto large tracts of the western United States, where they […]


Pheasant Opening at Highland View Ranch

Greg and Sam Fay joined long time clients and friends Bill Nutt, Bill Legg and Nelson Sims at the Highland View Ranch for the Montana Pheasant hunting opener this past Saturday.  It was a beautiful day with some great dog work, some wiley pheasants, and good cheer had by all. The Highland View Ranch combines […]


Nonstop Flights to Bozeman Montana

15 Nonstop Flights to Bozeman You Need to Know About Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport is the busiest airport in Montana—with good reason. Whether you’re a thrill seeker, an outdoor enthusiast or simply love the pace of a mountain town full of culture, Bozeman will not disappoint. Lucky for you, access is easier than you might think. […]


Hopper Fishin’ meets Business Strategy on the Ruby River Ranch

Hopper Fishin’ meets Business Strategy on the Ruby River Ranch Greg Fay and Branif Scott of Fay Ranches and Jeff Boswell of Republic Ranches recently held a ‘business strategy’ session on the Ruby River Ranch in Sheridan, Montana, which was just listed by Fay Ranches.  The three enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of hopper fishing.  “Due […]


Montana Announces Conservation Initiatives for 2016

The USDA Montana National Resources Conservation Service announced conservation initiatives for 2016 this week. The funding will be provided by the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and will be used to target specific resource concerns in Montana in 2016, which include On-Farm Energy, Organic, Seasonal High Tunnel, Prairie Pothole Wetland, and Grassland Retention, Honey Bee Pollinators, […]