Last year, around the middle of March, I launched a three-day whirlwind tour of southwest Montana's trout water, just to prove to Mother Nature that winter, even if it was going to last forever, wasn't going to get me down. I started on the Beaverhead, hit the Madison and the Gallatin, and then I had an amazing day on the Henry's Fork on the way home.
I stayed with friends and in cheap hotels, ate poorly, drank much and generally put all my cares on the backburner just to feel a little sunshine on my face ... and the pull of wild trout on my fly line.
I had such a great little trip that I'm doing it again. I'm thinking mid-March–dates aren't firm in the fishing realm, and won't be for a bit. I'm starting in Idaho Falls, and heading north. Here's the kicker–I'd love to invite my fellow bloggers along for the experience.
If you have a few days to spare in March, and want to hit the road for a fly fishing/greasy spoon/questionable tavern tour of some of the best trout country on earth, let me know. We can split expenses, get a little crazy and blog our way through the center of the fly fishing universe.
Drop me a comment, or an e-mail, and we'll make a plan... Could be a hell of a good time.