Mike Phillippe with with a nice 6 pound Chilean Brown.

Mike Phillippe with with a nice 6 pound Chilean Brown.

Mike Phillippe with with a nice 6 pound Chilean Brown. Guided by his son Evan who guides in Missoula, MT in the summers.

A 26 inch spawning Brown Lake Rainbow Trout weighing

A 26 inch spawning Brown Lake Rainbow Trout weighing

A 26 inch spawning Brown Lake Rainbow Trout weighing in at 6 lbs. I caught it on a Glo bug egg pattern.

A big brown after a long day on the South Island of

A big brown after a long day on the South Island of

A big brown after a long day on the South Island of New Zealand

From the South Island of New Zealand, 11 pounds. The

From the South Island of New Zealand, 11 pounds. The

From the South Island of New Zealand, 11 pounds. The biggest fish of the trip.

Come west to the blue ribbon Yakima. Skwala drys. "My

Come west to the blue ribbon Yakima. Skwala drys. "My

Come west to the blue ribbon Yakima. Skwala drys. "My oh my" all day long.

Good to be back on the water after my 15 month "vacation"

Good to be back on the water after my 15 month "vacation"

Good to be back on the water after my 15 month "vacation" in SW Baghdad. A 24" Cutbow on the Dream Stream.

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught by Eli Wilder of Willowfly Anglers in Almont Colorado

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught

30 inches and 15lbs of a Dreamstream Cutbow caught by Eli Wilder of Willowfly Anglers in Almont Colorado

Alaskan King Salmon fishing in July 2007.

Alaskan King Salmon fishing in July 2007.

Alaskan King Salmon fishing in July 2007.

A Kenai river winter rainbow.

A Kenai river winter rainbow.

A Kenai river winter rainbow.