An epic trip through Montana, fishing the Madison River, the Henry's Fork and the Missouri River.

Valley Forge, July 20


I dug around in my fly pack and discovered I brought all of my nymph and streamer boxes, but no dry flies. Jin, however, was prepared and said we would play "Guide and Client" today.

Just another bone, July 13


The way they pulled, I think they were very large. But the one I caught was pretty good--just another bone.

Almost spooled, July 6


I tightened down the drag a lot and was wondering if I had enough backing to stop this fish when it finally gave in and turned.