“Neal, in Montana there’s three things we’re never late for: church, work and fishing.”-A River Runs Through It, 1992 film.
“Although he and I had acquired freedoms as we grew up, we never violated our early religious training of always being on time for church, work, and fishing”.-A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean, 1989, page 55.
This picture was taken one early evening in the summer of 2004. My brother and I had some excellent days of fishing that year-especially just as the sun was about to set and the bugs started to hatch. This guy was caught on an elk hair caddis:
Some more dry fly fishing on the Madison River:
These pictures are from a kayak trip that my brother and I took down the Madison River in 2004. We caught some really nice fish, and saw a family of river otters swim past our boats:
Pictures from another float trip we took down the Madison-this time we had sunny and gorgeous weather:
My cousin Brandy and I fishing the East Gallatin River. If you can fight off the hordes of mosquitoes on the East Gallatin in the summer, you most likely will be rewarded with some spectacular fishing:
More East Gallatin:
Here’s some photos from the Jocko River:
Emily, her puppy Henry, Jessica and I. We didn’t catch anything on this day, but had some good laughs wading through knee-deep mud and jungle-thick willows:
Here’s some shots of my brother and sister on the Beaverhead outside of Dillon:
My wife and I took our honeymoon in 2010 near Dillon. We didn’t catch many fish, but had an amazing trip down the ‘Beav:
Yellowstone National Park, Montana and Wyoming:
Jessica and I hiked into Hellroaring Creek in July 2004. The fishing was unbelievable! I used a royal coachman and caught some gorgeous cutthroat trout:
Here are more photos of fly fishing on the Milwaukee River in October 2009.
Post Creek, Montana:
Here are some pictures from the Jocko River from March 2008:
More Jocko photos:
More photos from this trip can be seen here.
There is also some amazing fishing in the mountain lakes in the Missions. If you can get there…
More pictures from this mountain lake can be found at the bottom of the page here.
Photos from Mackinaw (lake trout) fishing on Flathead Lake.
First ever Steelhead here.
WI Driftless trip here.
Fly fishing on the Kankakee here.
Todd and Emily’s fishing pictures here.
Emily ice fishing in AK here.