The Smith River is located in west-central Montana and is characterized by amazing cliff walls, beautiful wild trout, and the state’s only river requiring a permit to float. This amazing resource is currently in jeopardy with a copper mine proposed for construction on Sheep Creek, the Smith River’s most important tributary. When we drew permits to float the Smith, we knew right then that we wanted to bring the cameras along and make a film to help raise awareness for this stunning body of water. With cameras in tow we set off in three rafts for five days. Ahead of us lay epic vistas, wild trout, snow storms, sunshine, camp fires, laughter, and one hell of a good time!
Filmed by: Calvin Connor, Travis Boughton, Zack Boughton
Edit by: Zack Boughton