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Team Sawyer - Tim Linehan


Tim is one of our newest Ambassadors with an extensive outdoors resume, reflecting his many years of not only being an example for future guides in terms of skill and professionalism, but also for establishing a culture of conservation on his home water and beyond that Team Sawyer recognizes as a vital link between our past, present, and future. Tim and his wife Joanne operate Linehan Outfitting in the Kootenai River Valley in Montana. He’s been recognized as the Orvis Guide of the Year in 2013, a lifelong supporter of Trout Unlimited, and a Pro Staff member for Clackacraft Boats.

Favorite Items On The Water:

  • Favorite Oars and Paddles - Sawyer Artisan Series Brown Trout Shoal Cut and SMOKER Bandit Oar
  • Favorite Fishing Boat (Rivers) - Clackacraft 16’ Eddy rigged with Sawyer Oars
  • Favorite Coolers - Yeti Hopper for drinks, old school Coleman since it’s super light and fits perfectly in the boat, and Orion for the heavy lifting like transporting deer, elk and moose quarters
  • Favorite Fly Rods - Orvis Helios 3
  • Favorite Fly Reels - Orvis Mirage
  • Favorite sunglasses - Costa, especially since they are dedicated to the Kick Plastic campaign
  • Favorite conservation organization - Trout Unlimited

Tim's Favorites