Author Archives: Phil Monahan

Classic Photo Essay: Dry-Fly Heaven in Yellowstone National Park


Written by: Phil Monahan

This wild Yellowstone Park brown trout fell for a foam hopper pattern.
Photo by Tom Evenson

Tom Evenson and I spent Tuesday night at Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge, which was pretty cool for me: it was the first time I’d stayed there since I was a guide at Hubbard’s in 1994. As you can see from the photo below, the view from the lodge is nothing short of spectacular, looking northward up Paradise Valley along the. . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.18.18


Written by: Phil Monahan

Toxic cyanobacteria is being discharged from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers.
Photo via captainsforcleanwater.org

The rolling disaster that we’ve been chronicling in South Florida continues unabated, as huge and disgusting algae blooms continue to choke inland waterways and red tides and fish kills plague . . .

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