DePuy Spring Creek llc is located only 6 miles south of Livingston, and 5 miles
south of I-90 exit 333 on US Highway 89 mile marker 48, a short 45 minute drive from the major airport in Bozeman, Montana. Livingston is a small community with an agriculture base that hosts anglers, hunters and tourists from all over the world. This charming community has many fine restaurants, lodges, motels, Bed & Breakfasts and shops. The culturally minded will take pleasure visiting the wide variety of art galleries, museums and live theater productions. There are also several full-service fly shops in the area. There is even a golf course in town for those days off the creek. The original entrance to Yellowstone National Park is a 45 minute drive from the creek and the famous Chico Hot Springs Resort is 15 minutes down the road. Here one can soak in a natural hot spring while sipping a favorite beverage after a hard days fishing.
The creek has a wide variety of water types that should suit any anglers temperament.
Approximately 3 miles of creek twists its way through the
ranch property creating many riffles, runs, pools, slow glides,
deep water pockets and weed-channeled sections that will tempt
and challenge the abilities of any angler. There is even a pond
for the angler that wishes to use a float-tube. For the specific
daily information about the conditions on the creek and current
hatches contact the Spring Creek Specialists. The
Spring Creek Specialists fly shop can be found on the
upper end of the creek. It has a good selection of appropriate
spring creek flies, tackle, and up-to-the-minute information
on fishing and hatch conditions. Phone: 406-222-5664 E-mail:
While enjoying the angling experiences of DePuy Spring Creek llc take some time to observe the various forms of wildlife that make up the ecosystem surrounding the creek. The magnificent Trumpeter Swans found on the creek were originally brought here as the result of a cooperative venture between the Depuy family and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Ducks, geese and many species of birds can be found along the creek. Tree, Bank and Cliff Swallows are common along with Warblers, Fly-Catchers, Waxwings, Blackbirds, Thrushes, Meadowlarks and Sparrows. An occasional Sand Hill Crane can be seen and heard in the fields. Several species of hawks along with Bald, Golden Eagles and Ospreys are regular visitors.
|Beavers, muskrats, mink, raccoons, skunks, red foxes,
marmots and ground squirrels are regularly seen by visitors.
There are plenty of White-tail and Mule deer on the property
and a moose will occasionally want to share a fishing spot.
Black bears, mountain lions, bobcats and elk have all been observed
at various times. Take some time to observe and enjoy the scenery
and the wildlife, it will add to the overall enjoyment to a
day of fishing on the DePuy Spring Creek llc.. |
RULES ON THE CREEK
- Flyfishing only - catch & release.
- Pinched barbs or barbless hooks.
- Close all gates previously shut.
- Your litter is your responsibility.
- Do not enter any buildings on the property (except the huts).
- Dogs must be controlled and on a leash.
A wise person once said that stream etiquette is nothing more
than common sense. The rule to apply to any situation is simply,
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. If there
is a question about encroaching on another anglers space, simply