Following the heart

Casting to Idaho trout, one man decided whether he liked training horses better than setting up a flyfishing outfit in the Rockies.

Updated: November 5, 2002, 4:42 PM ET
By Curt Gowdy |
Co-host of ESPN2's
"CITGO's In Search of Flywater"

In the early evening, I watched one of the best dry-fly rivers in the world migrate in a broad curve down from the north and pass under the cliff where I stood on the elegant back porch of the Henry's Fork Lodge.

Behind me four guys from Boston sat around a table, drinking beer and recalling the high points of their day. They were happy and their faces were ruddy from the mountain sun. They would leave in the morning with a special regret — because the word was that the river was about ...

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Following the heart