Video Review: "Fly Fishing the Madison River with Craig Mathews"

July 24, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

We see a fair number of fly fishing videos each month, and after a while we become a little numb to the endless repetition of cast-hook-shout-and-release segments that pass before our eyes. This month was different though, because we had a chance to see a master angler talk about fishing a river in a way that made you realize his is far from a momentary infatuation. In reality, Craig Mathews has been fishing the Madison — month in and month out — for far longer than many of us have been fly fishing. Perhaps that helps explain the notion I got as I listened to the narration that Mathews sounds a lot like the river, or at least like a person who has spent a long time in conversation with it.
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