08
Sep
10

Fly Fishing Yellowstone Park (Served Up?)

“.. There is a gargantuan dose of truth with a capital “T” in fly fishing. Probably because the truth-tellers are affable, congenial, smiling salesmen.
.. We all want the truth. We want it as we want life itself – handed to us on a silver platter. Then we can use it.” Yesterdays Gone (FF Yellowstone Park)

Some very good points for the novice FFer and/or the traveling fisher. How does one prepare for such a trip? I have about ten books on Montana. I have never been yet. May never make it. But, one thing I do know is the info in the books (maps, roads, remarks, campgrounds) may have changed by the time I make it. I learned this years ago when I took up backpacking. I, again, bought numerous books. And, more often than not, the info was dated, inaccurate or quite incomplete. Now, why did I so need that info in advance of the trip?

For me, to avoid wasting precious time. I wanted to maximize the time I had allowed and not waste it on dead ends. This is not an altogether unwarranted opinion, if one has limited time off and considers the trip not just another feather in the cap of trips, but rather a unique one. Time not to be squandered, so for some guarantees are sought rather than probabilities..

But, in all of this fly fishing endeavor there has to be an element of risk, failure, lost opportunities and yes, wasted time. If you need guarantees, the ‘silver platter’, then go to a trout farm.


0 Responses to “Fly Fishing Yellowstone Park (Served Up?)”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Below @ “The Past” you can search back to 2008 month by month

September 2010
M T W T F S S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  

Please visit MUNCY DESIGNS (click)

Welcome to SwittersB & Exploring. Please Share, Comment & Like Away!

Please subscribe just below. Use the Search box to search topics.

Enter your email address to subscribe to the SwittersB blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,248 other followers

The Past

231!!! Countries Visiting SwittersB~Thank You!!!

free counters

Blog Stats: There are lies, damn lies and statistics

  • 4,844,757 Visits/Views (WP Original Stat~Pre Flag Counter Stats)

%d bloggers like this: