When Winston was out here last summer we hit the East on the morning before he had to fly out in the afternoon. As a nice hatch came off, he urged me to break out the 2-weight and give it a shot. Didn’t catch anything, but it was a good way to end the [...]
Found this guy crawling on the bank tonight. Get ready for a few hours of good fishing followed by several days of overweight trout refusing to get out of bed.
I’ve been sitting here at my desk for the past hour trying to think of something witty or informative to write about. But the birds are signing outside, the sun is shining, and a very pleasant breeze is blowing through my tiny apartment. All of these things are combining to create a massive force of [...]
Images from Fire Girl Jess
She Who Must Be Obeyed and I were on the waterfront early this morning working on a waterfowl video project and rolled by this view on the way for a warm-up coffee after filming.
Plopped back into the Bozeman area today 5 days late for a scheduled trip to the Missouri due to other issues; last week’s high 50s had been replaced by several days of snow and below freezing temps. Temperatures didn’t clear 32 in Bozeman today and snow showers pestered the valley all day long. We ended [...]
Jess sent this pic over a few days ago; sounds like there’s more ‘ice on the drain chain’ weather coming in a day or two.
A little streamer eater goodness to get the blood flowing this morning.. Photo by Shane Rickert
Lake McDonald from the Apgar Beach, Glacier National Park
Once again, summer calls. Photo by Shane Rickert.
Who else is ready for Salmonfly season? Photo by Shane Rickert.
This afternoon I was on assignment at the Jackson Fork Ranch near Bondurant, Wyoming, photographing their national-level Percheron breeding program. It was a good day; the smell of a barn and the presence of massive horses brings back memories of running a similar facility. After the barn, I was given a tour of the lodge, [...]
Chi Wulff friend Ethan Markie recently spent some time in a cold and slushy Gallatin and was kind enough to let me post some pictures from the day. Some days you just have to get out, even if you fly does completely ice over.
Freaking double nymph rig knots…. Damn. Photo by Shane Rickert