Week 8: The salmonflies show up on the Madison just as friends and family arrive.
Week 7: Exploring the Eastern End of Yellowstone
Summer weather opens up the fishing on the west side of Yellowstone.
It was a day on which I envisioned landing a 21-inch fish in commemoration of my birthday.
Week 4: I didn't know if there was a fish in Yellowstone's Trout Lake large enough to eat a mouse pattern, but I tied it on anyway.
Week 3: Cold, wet, rainy... but there are still fish to be caught in the Yellowstone region.
Steven here reporting from Yellowstone, Week #2: The Firehole and Gibbon rivers looked more like rivers in Willy Wonka's Factory than blue-ribbon fisheries...
My name is Steven Spigelmyer, I'm 20 years old, from Las Vegas. And I'm spending the summer as a trout bum in and around Yellowstone National Park. These are my stories.
New adventures from a favorite fly-fishing penman
What is the most important milestone in an angler's career? Most fly-fishers would probably tell you it's that usually awkward, always triumphant, moment when you hook and land your first fish on a fly. My own first fly-caught trout came from the Little Beaverkill, just upriver from Junction Pool in