BEAUTIFUL PLACES

Fly fishing and beautiful places seem to go together.

A trout bum can enjoy a campfire and the surf at the same time at Washington’s South Beach.

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Olympic National Park, Washington

He can cast his fly to the subtle rise of a trout on Colorado’s South Platte.

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He can stop for coffee on California’s Truckee.
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Places like Washington’s mighty Hoh,
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Pennsylvania’s Little Lehigh,
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Colorado’s Arkansas River,
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and Utah’s Green River become routine.
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Campsites overlooking Colorado’s Frying Pan,
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New Mexico’s San Juan,
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Washington’s Yakima River Canyon,
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The Upper Queets River in Washington’s Olympic Wilderness
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and Olympic National Park’s Hurricane Ridge
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rival Motel 6!

In getting to these wonderful fishing holes, you pass through beautiful places.

Colorado’s Wolfe Creek Pass,

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Mt Rushmore,
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The Grand Tetons,
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Mt Rainier National Park,
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and The Grand Canyon.
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Beautiful places too numerous to mention.

A trout bum can take Amtrak’s California Zephyr,

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or the Coastal Starlight.
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or the Alaskan Ferry
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He can fly,
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drift,
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or hike,
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and not scratch the surface.

Point to remember

North America has too much water and too many beautiful places for a trout bum to cover in a life time.