Video of Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Announcement
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Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Adventure debuts next Friday, Nov. 7, at the Wilma Theater in Missoula, Mont., and if you're a TU member, you can buy a ticket to the show on Saturday, Nov. 1 for only $8. Normal asking... [ READ MORE... ]
You never really know what you're going to get when you bring a bunch of eastern Idahoans together for a public hearing on matters pertaining to natural resources. In this, the reddest of the red states, it's easy to become frustrated at what can sometimes be a polarized perspective when it comes... [ READ MORE... ]
A Yellowstone cutthroat trout from Idaho's South Fork of the Snake River.
This week, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund turns 50. Wouldn't it be nice if Congress, in celebration of this vital piece of legislation, desposited the full $900 million into the fund for only the second time... [ READ MORE... ]
There's something perfectly normal about the vision of my two kids wandering together down a backcountry trail, fly rods in hand and a little bounce in their steps. I know how lucky I am to take in this image on a somewhat regular basis--living in a place where the ability to just start walking on... [ READ MORE... ]
Last night, I took my boys to Inman Creek south of town and walked a few minutes up the trail.
We threw rocks and watched tiny trout dart under cover in the rare pools big enough to hold a few gallons of water. The boys have a shared and oft repeated goal of following any water we encounter to... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: Northwestern Wyoming—Yellowstone National Park
Type of stream: Freestone river
Angling methods: Fly and spinning
Species: Cutthroat and rainbow
Access: Easy to moderate
Season: Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through first Sunday in Nov. Supporting Services: Silver Gate, Montana
Short... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: Yellowstone National Park
Type of stream: Geothermal, Freestone
Angling methods: Fly
Species: Rainbows, Browns
Season: Late May—mid-November
Supporting Services: West Yellowstone
Short take: America’s most exotic trout stream
Handicapped Access: Possible to fish, but no... [ READ MORE... ]
By Randy Scholfield
I was recently in Ennis, Montana, attending a TU staff retreat, and after a day of meetings, everyone was ready to get on the Madison River. I was eagerly anticipating joining the river rush, chucking streamers at the Madison’s famous wild browns and rainbows.
Then my colleague... [ READ MORE... ]