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Photos of the Day: Maggie Mae in the Land of Giants

Written by: Maggie Mae Kuhlman, Lone Mountain Ranch


Maggie Mae is all smiles after landing this behemoth.
All photos courtesy Maggie Mae Kuhlman

Editor’s note: Montana guide and former Trout Bum of the Week Maggie Mae Kuhlman sent in these killer photos, along with a brief description of the day on a special piece of water in northwestern. . .

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Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XXII: Josh Duchateau


Written by: Phil Monahan

Josh Duchateau with a beautiful Madison River brown trout.
All photos courtesy Josh Duchateau

Josh Duchateau is the head guide for Firehole Ranch, in West Yellowstone, Montana. Originally from Wisconsin, Josh headed west as soon as he was able, and he’s built a life on. . .

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Winter Fishing Reminds You Not to Take Things for Granted

Written by: John McKinnie, Lone Mountain Ranch


Hao, a visiting employee from Malaysia, lands a fine cutthroat from Montana’s Gallatine River.
Photo by John McKinnie

Imagine sitting on the banks of the Gallatin River on a bright sunny day in late June. The afternoon transitions into evening as the sun peaks behind the mountains, and you wait for the hatch and surface feeding frenzy to. . .

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Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XX: Maggie Mae Stone


Written by: Phil Monahan

Maggie Mae Kuhlman landed this 27-inch beast on the Madison River inside Yellowstone National Park.
All photos courtesy Maggie Mae Stone

A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) This is our second round of. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XVII: Tim Linehan


Written by: Phil Monahan

A New Hampshire boy by birth, Tim Linehan has been in northwestern Montana for more than two decades.
All photos courtesy Tim Linehan

Tim Linehan operates Linehan Outfitting Company, in Troy, Montana, where he has been based since 1992. He is also the 2013 Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year, an honor that is no surprise when you. . .

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