Upstream Dry Fly

Dry Fly Fishing

Trips: Montana - A River Runs Through It (full of wild trout!)

I you want world class wild trout fishing - talk to us about Montana!

Wild Rainbow

A healthy system - trout parr


Brant Oswald - guide and outfitter

A memorial bench, Anderson's spring creek, Livingstone, Montana.

Walking the bankside trail

Spring creek wading

the view upstream

A minter spring creek wild brownie taken on a #22 dry fly!

can you spot him?

what a beautiful stream

Grasshopper = trout food!

Drift boat on the Yellowstone River

Yellowstone and Rockies

In she goes!

Drift boat

First of the day - fish on!...and another bet I've lost!

Our first is a jewel of a wild rainbow

Wow what colours

Sand martin's nests

Hardy cap

A light luncheon!

Beaver at work ...tree felling

A white tail pricket looks on...

A yellowstone cutthroat trout - a beauty!

Mr Michael Simth of Fishpond

What a hatch - fishing for the next 2 hours was amazing on the dry.

Yet another fish on for Mr Rushman!

Lunchtime again

Mink in her native home

Wild geese

Memorial on riverbank - Missouri river

evening light

Immature bald eagles

Mum turns up

very hard fighters

Mule deer on riverbank

A view from the bridge...upstream on the Missouri

Craig a top guide

Steel bridge over Missouri

The famous Dan Bailey's Fly Shop

Yellowstone view

Rockies in big sky state

Mr Rushman with another

....and another!

a sparkler

Mr Levett's lovely brownie completes the Montana super slam!

another beauty

Anderson's Spring Creek


the building anticipation of another superb day's fishing ahead

big wild rainbows galore! Eating hoppers!

Fishing the cliff pool


Even the licence plates are trouty!

Glassy water


bent rods

A beaut

Mr Rushman shows me how it should be done! (again!)

Mr Levett with another pearler

Relaxing under pressure!

The Team

A very big whitefish

Carefully returned

A very fat rainbow!

Fishpond luggage

Two at once - now they're just showing off!