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Yellowstone River

Legal Victory for the Yellowstone

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

  Opponents of a proposed mine near the entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s Paradise Valley won a  legal victory… more »


Public Stream Access in Colorado Becomes Federal Issue

by Jonathan Wright 0

Public stream access in Colorado has once again become a contested issue, and this time it’s being argued in federal… more »

Scenic Cache la Poudre

Wild & Scenic Cache la Poudre

by Ken McCoy 0

In the early 1820s, a group of fur traders heading from St. Louis, Missouri to Green River, Wyoming, decided to… more »

Verta Anne Dorseth photo

A Part of Fly-Fishing History is Gone

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The building that housed the original R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges burned down early Sunday morning May 7, 2017. The… more »

Bighorn River

The Bighorn River You Don’t Know

by John Schwalbe 5

When you think about the Bighorn River, you probably think about the famous stretch of trout water near Fort Smith,… more »

Mark Engler on Vallecito Reservoir, Colorado

Mark Engler: The Man Who Created the WD-40

by Ross Purnell, Editor 3

On his own time, Mark Engler is a pike hunter, but he’s best known as one of the top guides at… more »


Colorado Fishing Motherwell Ranch

by Ross Purnell, Editor 1

The part of Motherwell Ranch you see from County Road 53 is like any other Colorado cattle operation. Past the… more »

Oldman River

Oldman River

by Jim McLennan 0

In the world of trout streams, Alberta’s Oldman River is like Miss Universe’s gorgeous little sister—no press agent, no publicity,… more »

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park Fly Fishing

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Let me admit immediately that most trout in Rocky Mountain National Park are small, and the best fishing is often… more »

Bitterroot River

Western Spring Skwalas on the Bitterroot River

by Greg Thomas 0

Fishing Montana’s Bitterroot River during the spring Skwala (Skwala parallela) hatch is one of the West’s greatest fly-fishing events. Yes,… more »

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