227: A Conversation about Yellowstone Runners

Yellowstone runners are the big brown and rainbow trout that move up from Hebgen Lake into Yellowstone National Park’s Madison River each fall. In this episode, we discuss Chester Allen’s delightful book, Yellowstone Runners: Chasing a dream fish in Yellowstone National Park during the Madison River’s Famous Fall Run.

Allen is a terrific storyteller while also providing all sorts of fishy information for those considering a fall trip to the Madison. Many of you may have fished the Madison in the spring or summer, but the fall is special.


The Fly Fisher’s Book of Lists – A Book of Fly Fishing Hacks

Fly fishing is a lot more than simply learning how to cast. There are thousands of techniques and hacks that can help you catch more fish. Often, it’s the little things that make a big difference, increasing your enjoyment of the sport.

This book is a must-read for folks who prefer to scan lists and find new ways to catch more fish. Read one list, and, like a handful of peanuts, you won’t be able to stop at one.

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2 Replies to “227: A Conversation about Yellowstone Runners”

  1. I’m an avid fly fisherman, in both fresh and salt water, and I enjoy and I look forward to your podcast. Love the detail you express. It’s very important, and certain items I’m sure will be important to different people. None the less, I appreciate what you guys are doing.

  2. There is much variety in Yellowstone.
    We have stayed in Cooke City just outside of the park in the northeast sector park entrance. This gave us close access to the Lamar Valley Rivers where we had luck on Slough Creek, Soda Creek and Lamar for cutthroats. Mostly caught on a variety of caddies type dry flies. A great vista and catching experience that should not be missed.

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