One at a Time

  I met Peggy and Jeff at the end of my float on the boat ramp on my second day on the Missouri. We all had one of those unforgettable days when you can’t stop catching fish. We [...]

Rower and Rattlesnakes

When I decided to float the Missouri a second day, Jared Edens was suggested as my guide. In the shop, the daughter of one of the owners cried with joy, “Oh, the Wizard!” I think she [...]

May in Montana

Southern Montana. May 26, 2013.  The rain continued at my campground in Craig near Helena, but the mountains received more snow. The verdant countryside encircled by white powder made for a [...]

Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock, Missouri River. Craig, Montana Besides being one of the best trout fisheries I have ever visited, the Missouri River also provides history buffs with some impressive landmarks and [...]

Mark Raisler

Craig, MT. Mark Raisler is the co-owner of the Headhunters Fly Shop in Craig, Montana. One of the first things Mark said to me was that he has never done anything he didn’t want to do! This [...]

The Big “Mo”

  The rain subsided for a couple days while I fished the beautiful Missouri River near Craig, Montana and enjoyed some dry fly fishing. Dry fly fishing has a certain stigma about it because [...]

Marathon Journey

I am passionate about fly-fishing but my friend and the former director of the Mancos Library District, Patsy Kelley Smith, is passionate about running. Read her story and send me yours! Let’s [...]

New Friend

I met Bob Lay at my other new friend, Dorothy’s house when I was up on the Bighorn. Bob is well-known and well-respected in the world of fly-fishing. I only had about 30 minutes to chat [...]

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