Written by: Pete Kutzer
The goal of the Trout School was to teach folks how to catch more of these beauties.
All photos courtesy Eaton Outfitters
We just had a great specialty school at Madison Valley Ranch in Ennis, Montana. The lodge is perfectly located for a school, right on the banks of the Madison River. We had six guest at the school, some of whom were. . .
Of course there are trout; this is Montana, after all.
Maybe it’s just the fact that I’m getting older now, but fishing is becoming more and more about all the things that go into fishing than about actually fishing. I find myself less worried about. . .
Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Max with one of the Yellowstone cutthroats that fell for our foam salmonfly imitations.All photos courtesy Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
[Editor’s note: Will Lillard leads fly-fishing trips for adolescents through his Orvis-endorsed Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions. Here’s his report from the recent Yellowstone-area trip. For more information, visit his website.]
It is hard to believe it but our 2014 Yellowstone Adventure has come to an end. The last 15 days have been full of great fishing, new friendships, and memories that will last a. . .
Here’s a fun look at some of the killer trout fishing around southwestern Montana, featuring a couple of very good boat dogs. The folks at Swampdonkey Productions need to up their. . .
Sometimes, when I’m doing the research for the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, I ask myself, “Is there really anything new, or has everything in fly-fishing video been done?” Then I see. . .
Written by: Josh Duchateau, Firehole Ranch
Sandy is all smiles, as she shows off a sweet Montana golden bone.
Photo by Josh Duchateau
My wife, Sandy, landed this carp at Canyon Ferry Lake, Montana. (Which is kind of exotic for us, since we do not have carp in the Greater Yellowstone area.) Carp are called “golden bonefish” because they are pursued visually in. . .
This fly-fishing film was shot over the last four days of April in Missoula, Montana. According to filmmaker Joe Cummings, the spot, stalk, and catch of the brown trout at the end was real, difficult, and rewarding. He says that. . .
Ben shows off a sweet little Madison brown trout.
Back in February, Ben Chorn won our Orvis Travel Contest. His prize was a gift certificate that he could use toward any trip in the new Orvis Adventures catalog, so he booked a day on the Madison River. He even made a video of the trip, which he. . .
Bozeman’s Ben Pierce exhibits both fine camerawork and a twisted sense of humor in his latest video about the famed Mother’s Day caddis hatch. “On Mother’s Day, there is. . .
Written by: Alicia White, Firehole Ranch
Guides like to do some fishing of their own before the real season starts and they just get to watch.
Photo courtesy Ryan Tomczyk
This is the time of year when guides have more time to fish before they are consumed with guiding, and the guys from Firehole Ranch are making the most of it! They are also loving. . .