El Western Lodge

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United States Montana, United States

Lodge

ABOUT EL WESTERN ~ A SHORT HISTORY


El Western is a rare remaining glimpse into the changing nature of the west over the past 6 decades. Begun in 1948, El Western played host to those first discovering the sport of fly-fishing and the beauty of the Madison River Valley. Although ranching was the primary occupation of the residents of Ennis and the surrounding area, many wealthy and notable guests came to spend their summers enjoying the growing sport of fly-fishing in this "exotic" location.


Neil and Maude Morgan, with their sons, Tom and Jerry, built and developed the first 8 cabins, home and office from 1948 to 1956. Later, the property on the other side of the highway was added, making 16 total acres. The Moose Lodge came as a part of that addition. In the 1960's and 70's, 4 large c View more...

Species

Brown trout

Spoken Languages

English

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Location

Montana, United States