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Pro Tips: Fishing Yellowstone National Park in October

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


The crowds are gone in October, but the trout are on the move.
Photos courtesy Montana Angler

October is when we really see the seasons shifting here in Yellowstone Country. While we typically get at least some warm, Indian summer days, chilly weather and sub-freezing mornings . . .

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Top 10 Flies for Fall on the Upper North Platte

Written by: Trey Mullen,  Brush Creek Ranch

Fall in Southern Wyoming is always a special time of the year. The dog days of summer are finally behind us, air and water temperatures have dramatically decreased since August, and fishing on . . .

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Photos and Story: Learning the Ropes in Yellowstone

Written by: Will Bayha


Will and Bridgit in the Lamar River canyon, in Yellowstone National Park.
Photos courtesy Will Bayha

When I first heard about the Orvis 50/50 On the Water campaign, I loved the idea to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. I knew that’s exactly what I wanted to do with my girlfriend, . . .

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How to Fish the Salmonfly Hatch in Yellowstone Park

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


The big, poor-flying salmonflies offer a meaty meal for trout.
Photos courtesy Montana Angler

The salmonfly hatch is one of the more anticipated events each year here in the northern Rockies. Locals and visiting anglers alike eagerly await the chance to fish dry flies so large that they often . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XLVI: Jennifer Cornell


Written by: Phil Monahan

Reel Women’s Jennifer Cornell shows off a gorgeous Patagonia brown trout.
Photos courtesy Jennifer Cornell

Jennifer Cornell is a co-owner of Reel Women Fly Fishing Adventures, a guiding operation run by women anglers. (Her partner is Lori-Ann Murphy.) From June through October, Jennifer. . .

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Fish Facts: Colorado River Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii pleuriticus)


Written by: Phil Monahan

This Colorado River cutthroat, from southern Utah, displays dark, rich colors.
Photo by Mike Hadley

Considered one of the more beautiful trout in North America, the Colorado River cutthroat trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii pleuriticus) once inhabited the high-elevation streams and lakes of the Green . . .

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Photos: Big Wyoming Cutthroats on the Swing

Written by: Kubie Brown


Swinging with a Spey rod for cutties is not a common strategy, but it works quite well.
Photo by Nathan Mackey

My buddy Nate and I went up to a secret location, called “Location X,” somewhere around Wyoming to try out our 5-weight Spey rods for some big trout. It worked out fairly well, as we swung up a . . .

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Photos: A Dry-Fly Surprise in Yellowstone National Park


Written by: Phil Monahan

This stunning Yellowstone cutthroat ate a large, foam stonefly pattern.
Photo by Tom Rosenbauer

Tom Rosenbauer recently hooked up with Orvis Jackson Hole store manager Abel Gonzalez, and they were lucky enough to find plenty of cutthroats eating on top. They caught some nice fish . . .

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