Tag Archives: cutthroat trout

Photos of the Day: Laurie’s Blackfoot River Adventure

Written by: Josh Ritchie


Laurie’s first trout was a nice cutthroat from the Blackfoot on a dry!
All photos courtesy Josh Ritchie

Here’s a few shots from a day on the Blackfoot River near Missoula, Montana, last weekend, where I took my 11-year-old daughter Laurie on her first freshwater trip. It was her first time casting on her own, using her new Clearwater 904, which I got her for her birthday, and my. . .

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Fish Story: Wyoming is for (Cutthroat) Lovers

Written by: Mike Dawkins


The Cutt Slam program combines education and challenge of catching Wyoming’s four sub-species of trout.
Banner via cuttslam.com

I, probably like many anglers, have had a love and hate relationship with cutthroat trout. When I first moved to the Jackson Hole area in January of 2005, I could not satisfy my angling appetite for cutthroats. They were different, they were new, they loved to. . .

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Orvis News Readers’ Photos, Volume II


Written by: Phil Monahan

Jacquie Pohorelic caught this fantastic cutthroat on a Black Ant in southern Alberta.
Photo by Scott Pohorelic

A few weeks ago, I posted about how you can send in your photos to appear on the Orvis News, and we’ve already featured some great submissions. Here’s the latest “group show” of. . .

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Photos of the Day: A Colorado Grand Slam

Written by Will Long


An unexpected catch on a brook-trout stream—a gorgeous Colorado River Cutthroat.
All photos courtesy Will Long

[Editor’s note: Blog reader Will Long sent in these great photos and the story behind them, about a trip to Colorado to see his family and to catch wild trout. Click here to learn how to submit your own photos and stories.]

I recently took a trip up to Lake City, Colorado, to visit my family. They moved there six years ago, while I stayed behind in San Antonio, Texas. I have fished all my life, but it wasn’t until. . .

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Photos of the Day: Chasing Arctic Grayling and Native Cutthroats in the Utah High Country

Written by: Mike Mazzoni


Mike Mazzoni shows off the spectacular dorsal fin of a Utah grayling.
All photos by Mike Mazzoni

Once again, I find myself enjoying a sort of fly-fishing novelty: targeting arctic grayling, like chasing carp, is often overshadowed by eastern Utah’s superb trout fisheries. Grayling have a special place in my fly fishing memories; while working in Colorado four years ago, I landed an arctic grayling, a rare catch in a fishery known mostly for its. . .

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Photo Essay: Dry-Fly Heaven in Yellowstone National Park


Written by: Phil Monahan

This wild Yellowstone Park brown trout fell for a foam hopper pattern.
Photo by Tom Evenson

Tom Evenson and I spent Tuesday night at Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge, which was pretty cool for me: it was the first time I’d stayed there since I was a guide at Hubbard’s in 1994. As you can see from the photo below, the view from the lodge is nothing short of spectacular, looking northward up Paradise Valley along the. . .

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