Back in May, we told you about the new Western Native Trout Challenge, which asks anglers to fish across the West, catching and photographing native species. There are three levels of the challenge. The Expert level requires you to catch six species in . . .
Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing
By adjusting your tactics, you can catch big Madison rainbows in the dog days of August.
Photos by Brian McGeehan
August is a popular time to visit and fly-fish the Madison River in southwestern Montana. The Madison can fish well during all twelve months of the year, and each month offers a different set . . .
Written by: Bob Triggs, Washington Fly Fishing
The author (left) shows of a Lower Talarik Creek rainbow landed by angler Bob Kuhn.Photo courtesy Bob Kuhn
The DeHavilland Beaver lifted off of the quiet lake surface at dawn, leaving a trail of water sluicing off of the trailing edges of the floats. I was being sent out, with the float plane and pilot, and . . .
We are a few weeks into the season on the Bighorn River, excited and looking forward to a fresh start. The spring fishing has been good, and the size of trout being caught is similar to the early years, when the average size was 16 to 18 inches long. The . . .
Last week I, had the opportunity to participate in the Two Fly Foundation’s annual fundraising fly-fishing tournament in Wyoming. Originally formed to promote corporate philanthropy by companies operating in the Cowboy State, the . . .
As the thirty-six-foot Top Cat plowed through the mounting whitecaps in the middle of the lake and sheeting rain lashed at the windows of the cabin, I found perverse comfort in singing. . .
The buzz in the air was palpable. Thirty women, all fishy and many with extraordinary pursuits beyond the water, filled the room. I was humbled to be among these talented and fabulous. . .
Written by: Christ Strainer, Crosscurrents Fly Shop
Be on the lookout for rainbow trout redds when you are wading.
Photo by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, courtesy Chris Strainer
Spring has sprung on the calendar, and the rainbows are doing their thing at this time of year. That means some ornery trout, and with the water temps creeping up, feisty browns, as. . .
Written by: Drew Price
Drew Price shows off a 24.5-inch beast that fell for a dead-drifted streamer.
Photos by Drew Price
During runoff, trout streams tend to be a bit on the high side, and the water is cold and discolored. These can be tough conditions for fishing, but it can also be one of the best times of year to. . .
Dave and Amelia from Jensen Fly Fishing have released another episode in their video series “The Bank.” We’ve discussed dead-drifting streamers before, but here, Dave explains how he . . .