Category: Fish Stories

Montana Grant’s favorite fish stories, from Montana and Maryland fishing trips.


The doorbell rang early in the morning which sent the dogs into a barking frenzy! My neighbor was about to head out for a morning of striper fishing. The weather was finally cool, calm, and sunny. Last minute trips can


Maryland Steamed Crabs are truly the Last Best Seafood! When living in Montana, the thing I missed most about Maryland was Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs. Oh sure Montana has Rocky Mountain Oysters, but they come from under a bull and

Eyes On The Prize!!!

Decent polarized sunglasses are essential when fishing. Why some folks don’t wear them is beyond me. Polarized sunglasses do three important things for fishermen. First they cut glare so that the angler can see what is going on under the

Trout Train!!

Riding the rails and being a Trout Hobo just go together! I celebrated the Opening day of Pennsylvania trout season along the Muddy Creek. A local club and Trout Unlimited work together to keep miles of trout fishing open and

Ashes to Ashes…

My Father passed away recently at the age of 95. His health was “better than he deserved” until the end. We all would wish for the same. Hunting and fishing kept my Father active and healthy. Fishing in Yellowstone was

Dear Son and Daughter!

Fathers and children have a special bond. The time spent together hunting, fishing, camping, and doing outdoor things, prepares us to become men and women. I have been blessed to have a “buck” and “doe”; my favorite Son and my


Bridges are always great places to fish. The structure and shade seem to provide sanctuary and security for both fish and fishermen. It is rare when there is not a good fishing pool near a bridge. River access is almost

Perch Together!

Fishing with friends and family is what fishing is all about. Catching a boatload of fish together is even better! Spring brings flowers, leaves, and fishing season! It starts with perch, then hickory shad, then trout, white perch, bass, crappie,

Meat on the Hook!

It is always about the little things! Fishing is just fishing until you do something different to start “Catching”. I was brought up to hunt and fish by doing things differently. “If you do what every else is doing, expect

A Quest!

We all need a Quest! Long winters inspire us to dream about a new destination, adventure, or plan. Sitting in the Fat Boy chair watching outdoor shows makes us hungry for something new on our sporting menu. Montana was one