Bitterroot Trout Unlimited Board members Jack Mauer and Greg Chester on the Bitterroot River April 24.
Greg is a tireless supporter of fishing conservation, education and youth in the Bitterroot Valley. Today he is on a donated float by Jack to Bitterroot Trout Unlimited. Greg bid on and got the trip, Jack was happy to oblige. This is one of the best trout they got that beautiful day.
Both Greg and Jack are hard working conservationists and you can see here that they "walk their talk."
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Jack C. Mauer has more than a thirty year investment in fishing, floating and wading the waters of western Montana. He is intimately acquainted with the surrounding fisheries and their corresponding ecologies. It is his passion and enthusiasm for the art of fly fishing, a respect and knowledge of trout habitat, and the ability to expertly instruct the technical aspects of fly fishing that clients appreciate as they return to western Montana and Wapiti Waters. Contact Jack at 800-254-5311.
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
This trip was a donated trip to Whitefish Mountain Alpine Race Team. Two generous guys from Whitefish bought the trip and fished on April 24. Thanks for supporting western Montana's young ski racers and spending the day with Jack and Wapiti Waters.
Monday, April 22, 2013
It is cold out there and windy, but a little snow now will help keep us fishing in the dryer summer months. We are doing the happy snow dance.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Terry fished with Jack and brought his son and a few friends. They fished two days. I only ended up with one photo, so here it is.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Jeff caught some really nice trout including a beautiful brown..but he hasn't sent me his trout photos. These were the only ones on Jack's camera..so here they are. Jeff just sent this photo of his buddy and the brown trout he caught that day. Here it is. And he sent this photo of Jack holding another pike. They are doing their part in getting some pike out of the Bitterroot.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
I was hoping to get a few more photos from these guys but haven't yet...so here are the few that were on Jack's camera. This group is from San Diego and always fishes this time of year with Wapiti Waters...they love to fish, just look at the smiles.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Bob and Peggy fished with Jack...the day was a little cold (as has been this Montana spring) but the catching was good.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
All the fish photos are Jeff holding his fish. The boat photos are a wooden boat going over the diversion dam. All went well.
Trout (of course), Pileated Woodpeckers, ice, and on the next day - a cow moose. Interesting times on the Bitterroot. Love the spring.
Monday, April 1, 2013
A day on the river with Jack learning all there is to know about fly fishing - though she has been fishing with Jack since she was very young. On this day, she rowed a lot, but that didn't stop her from wetting her line and catching a lot of nice fish. What a gorgeous spring day.