Winter at the Railroad Ranch.

No chucking salmon flies at large rainbows in the Box Canyon over Memorial Day weekend. No wall-to-wall humans wallowing through the green drakes and spooking bank sippers in June. No night stalking the brown drakes in July. It’s winter on the Henry’s...

Jan…2022. Northern Birds

The arrival of mallards from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Montana each winter is an epic event. Colorful, athletic…the strongest of flyers…the hardiest of all waterfowl. Watching these birds whoosh in at daybreak is awesome. .

Hebgen Investigation Posed.

Three non-profit groups are looking for answers into the dam malfunction that cut flows and threatened fish pops in the Madsion on Nov. 30 last year. I agree with them. The part that bothers me is that there was no alarm system to alert NorthWesternEnergy when the dam...

Hebgen Malfunction: Outdoor Life.

This article from Outdoor Life (remember them?) is an accurate summary of the near disaster at Hebgen…and how the people took action: fishing guides, concerned citizens and the utility company working together, side by side, for the common good of the Madison. How a...