LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

The following is from Mr. Jay Hahnkamp from Melrose, Montana. I don’t know Mr. Hahnkamp…have never met the man…but he has some interesting thoughts on the elk hunting “Shoulder Season” in Montana 12/30/2019 Elk hunting rules Elk hunting...

Kidnapped.

On July 15, 1984, Kari Swenson, an Olympic biathlete was kidnapped and shot in the mountains near Big Sky Ski Resort and a member of her search party was murdered. You can read a summary here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kari_Swenson and here: (copy/paste in your...

Sage Fly Rod History Chart

Sage 790RP Graphite II, circa 1983. Fly rods are personal…when you find one that suits you and casts just right, get two of them because that model will be discontinued and replaced by something “newer and better” (according to the manufacturer)....

Russell Chatham

“God damn it, I had paid, and paid big, to keep those bastards at bay. I let out a big whoop, in celebration and then deliberately made the longest cast I’d ever made, …which converted into another salmon in the air and then on the bank.”...

Standing Room Only

At the FWP Commission meeting today in Helena it was hard to find a seat. Commissioners were presented with petitions, and heard public comments… WHAT ARE WE GONNA DO WITH ALL THESE PEOPLE? Michael Wright wrote a summary for the Bozeman Chronicle. Read the...