Fly Fishing Bucket List
Greenback Cutthroat Trout: coldwater fish belonging to the trout, salmon and whitefish family; have dark, round spots on sides and tail and 2 colorful blood-red stripes on each side of the throat under the jaw; during the spring spawning season the entire belly may become crimson red; originally lived in the mountain and foothill areas of the Arkansas and South Platte river systems in CO and part of Wyoming
Bull Trout. By Will Jordan. While fishing the Elk River just outside Fernie, BC, I watched a bull trout swallow a 16 inch cutthroat I had hooked. I was able to land the bull, pull the cutthroat out and release both back to the river. Rare day on the water, indeed.
Fly fisherman on the South Fork of the Holston River. The river is one of the 10 Heritage rivers in the US. NRCS worked with local farmers and other agencies in providing buffers, fencing for livestock, roational grazing, tree planting and recreational opportunities while at the same time improving water quality and wildlife habitat.