Feeling More Perfect In Montana

March 7, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

London Telegraph writer Martin Jackson perfectly captures the quirkiness of Missoula, Montana as he fishes the Bitterroot and Blackfoot and a nearby wilderness creek. “We floated through the heart of Maclean’s book and some of the world’s most spectacular upland scenery — yet I was almost oblivious. Attention focused on an endlessly changing square foot of water and my lame efforts to land the perfect cast. Occasionally I’d look up, to be jolted by rearing bluffs, rain-riven and gouged, the faces peppered with the mud nests of bank martins.”