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Fly Fishing Montana

A September Trip to the Boulder

The road trip started in Hood River, Oregon and stretched for 12 hours of American beauty.

Man on a mission

Snow

Snow greeted us on this late summer day. It was already becoming a special trip. My friends Brian, Zach, Neil and Arlen (my pops) were already hooked.

I grew up going to the Boulder River Valley located right above Yellowstone National Park. This was the first time I have experienced snow here as I primarily frequented in June & July.

The Natural Bridge Falls

A quick pit stop on the way to the fly fishing camp we were heading to.

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Minutes after arriving

The snow left but still was pretty cold

Chapel at Clydehurst

We took a tour of the new chapel at the camp. Clydehurst has been around for a 100 years and has had the likes of Al Capone attend back in his heyday when the camp was the premier dude ranch in the west.

Nightfall

A River Runs Through It

We hit the Boulder for some amazing first day fishing. Fun fact. The camp was used for a base when shooting A River Runs Through It. The spot seen here was in the movie.

The camp's teacher was the legendary Gary Borger. Him and his son were the consultants on A River Runs Through It.

Gary's Son is the man on the Movie Poster.

Back to the Boulder

We spent 3 days on the river and in amazing classes and fellowship. It was a trip you never forget.

Zach hooking a cutthroat

Zach

We all hiked to a nice secluded stretch of pure bliss.

Another Rainbow

The whole river is a breathtaking masterpiece of God's handiwork.

They were hitting hard at sundown at the base of some falls

Heading out from the area, Brian stops to throw in a line.

Lower on the river the big Brown's play

A nice brown caught by Neil

Many fish were caught

Last Day

Big Creek

Our last day was spent on Big Creek located in Paradise Valley.

It was a fitting end to the trip.

Zach landed a beauty in the small " big" creek.

On the way home we stopped in Livingston Montana at Mark's In-n-Out.

Dad was pleased

Till Next Year

We had an amazing trip and a great time bonding as friends. Come join us next year. We really mean it.

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Edwin Tofslie

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