In This Issue – May/June 2017
VOLUME FORTY, ISSUE 3
Some of the most unique wilderness fishing opportunities in the Lower 48 aren’t in the West— they’re in the country’s heartland.
by Robert John Pales
Sight-fishing to selective, western cutthroat in pressured, shallow water is a thrill—if you know what you’re doing.
by Boots Allen
Five myths and realities about using floating lines for striped bass.
by Steve Culton
CLOSER LOOK: Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout
An iconic species of our oldest national park, the Yellow- stone cutthroat has drawn anglers from around the world to the Northern Rockies for more than a century.
by Philip Monahan
Ten fly fishing habits that will improve your game.
by Jason Randall
Downsizing your streamer patterns can turn more and bigger fish in your home waters.
by Jesse Filingo
Northbound on the South Fork
Venturing into Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness is not easy, but the chance to explore one of the state’s last true wild-trout refuges makes it worth the pain and effort.
by Ben Romans
- Editor’s Page by Ben Romans
- History by Will Ryan
- Sweet Spot photo by Jeremy Allan
- Natural Reflections by Ted Fauceglia
- Fly Tyer® by Scott Sanchez
- Waterlines by Dennis Dauble
COVER: Coaxing a trophy trout to the surface. Photograph by Isaias Miciu.
BACK COVER: A drift boat in the moonlight. Photograph by Isaias Miciu.