Monthly Archives: April 2015

Photo of the Day: Spring Fling on the Clark Fork


Written by: Phil Monahan

A gorgeous April day and a beautiful Montana cutthroat are reasons to celebrate.
Photo courtesy Tim Linehan

Tim Linehan—of Linehan Outfitting Company in Troy, Montana (and former Trout Bum of the Week and 2013 Orvis-endorsed Guide of the Year)—sent in this shot of a client’s sweet. . .

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Photos: The Dogs of the 2015 Orvis Down the Hatch Fishing Festival


Written by: Phil Monahan

I was very excited to see my old friend, Cayenne, who has been on this blog many times.
All photos by Phil Monahan

Last Saturday, Orvis held its third annual Down the Hatch Fishing Festival in Missoula, Montana. The event—part of the Orvis Guide Rendezvous—featured live music, a chance to try out. . .

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Blind Man Asked to Leave His Service Dog in a Car at Michigan Restaurant


Written by: Phil Monahan

Nathan Schneck and his service dog, Husker, take a walk on Sunday.
Photo via macombdaily.com

Many times, we have posted about folks who have had problems in restaurants with their service dogs, but in the vast majority of these instances, the dog owner doesn’t have an obvious. . .

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Photo of the Day: Gus the Trout-Loving Dog

Written by: Dylan Tucker, Tucker Fly Fishing


Gus photo-bombs Jayme Erickson’s photo with a Bitterroot rainbow.
Photo by Dylan Tucker

Being a boat dog is hard work. You’ve got to keep from getting tangled in line, you’ve got to avoid jumping up on an open fly box, and you never even get to cast. Every time you meet a nice. . .

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Video: Cop Makes Woman Sit in the Hot Car Where She’d Left Her Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

If the car is too hot for you, then it’s too hot for your dog.
Photo by Phil Monahan

A police officer in Strongsville, Ohio, had a novel approach for dealing with a woman who had left her dog in a hot car with no ventilation: He made her sit in the same car for a few. . .

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