Posts Author: Rick Smith

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Report October 19, 2018

Twice over the past two weeks I have found myself driving over to the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park to prove to myself there are still fish in the rivers around the area and that I...

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Report September 28, 2018

On Friday Doug Winnicky, Trouthunter fly shop manager, and I headed over to Yellowstone National Park in search of some small stream Brook trout fishing. Over the past couple of years Doug has...

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Report September 14, 2018

Last post I reported that I left the area not in search of better fishing but cleaner air. This time I must confess that I abandoned the area in search of less demanding fishing. After a day of...

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Report September 1, 2018

I want to apologize for the tardiness of this report. We have been experiencing unsettled weather over the past week to ten days. I did not want to post a report until we had several days of...

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Report August 21, 2018

I did not have to leave the Henry’s Fork to find good fishing this past week but my wife wanted to go camping so we packed up our Tab trailer and drove east to Wyoming. There we camped for a couple...

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Report August 10, 2018

Over the past ten days or so I have not had to leave the area to find good fishing. The fishing right out my backdoor has been excellent courtesy of a consistent/predictable and strong PMD hatch. Why...

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Fishing Report July 31, 2018

I decided to give the Henry’s Fork a rest this week and headed over to Montana to sample the fishing on the Gallatin River. I chose that portion of the river that flows through Yellowstone National...

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Report July 22, 2018

To say that fishing on the world famous “Railroad Ranch” section of the Henry’s Fork has been disappointing would be an understatement. I’ll stop at disappointing because if I call it...

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Report July 16, 2018

Last Friday after work I decided to head down to one of my favorite spots in the Ranch. As I was gearing up I could hardly contain my excitement. The conditions were perfect. There was no wind...

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Report July 6, 2018

I am happy to report that on the 4th of July the PMD’s and caddis that seemed to be in hibernation woke up and treated us to the kind of hatches we have been anticipating. With the arrival of these...