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. . .
Being surprised by a giant fish where you didn’t expect one is always a blast. Photo by Joe Phillips
I was fishing a local river with my friend Joe, trying to catch big fall brown trout on streamers and nymphs. The river in question (which shall remain nameless) definitely holds some beasties in the 25-inch range, but we mostly catch browns in the 16- to 20-inch class, which is. . .
Dry Run Creek is a stream in Arkansas that is open only to children under 16 and qualified handicapped anglers. That leaves the rest of us to just watch and drool. Yet another example of George Bernard Shaw’s brilliant observation: . . .
Thayer Janes found that his Montana skills required some tweaking to fool New Zealand trout. All photos by Thayer Janes
I once had a friend tell me after a long, unfortunate day of fishing, “Pal, that’s why they call it ‘fishing’ and not ‘catching.’” Well, it seems like I have been saying those words far too often here in. . .
Bill Rowe (no relation) looks pretty excited about this fat, wild rainbow. Photo by Darren Roe
High water and poor weather can slow down the early season fishing in many parts of the country, but Bill Rowe show us that Southern Oregon’s early season fisheries are off to a strong start! Bill used a. . .
Josh Duchateau cradles a gorgeous Taylor River rainbow. Photo courtesy Josh Duchateau
Firehole Ranch head guide—and recent Orvis Trout Bum of the Week—Josh Duchateau just returned from his very first visit to Colorado. While the trip was really to visit family, of course he fit in some fishing along. . .