Back in October of 2005, we spent a week in West Yellowstone and fished throughout the park. Since we had not fished the area in a very long time, we hired a guide for our first day of the trip. We hired a guide from Bud Lilly's Trout Shop by the name of Brian Berry. Brian took us to the Madison in Yellowstone and quickly got us into fish. It is always a good idea to hire a guide for areas you are unfamiliar with. It can jump start your success with getting into fish. Visit Bud Lilly's Trout Shop website for more information and if you are planning a trip to the Yellowstone area we recommend Bud Lilly's amongst all the other fly shops.
As side note, if you have not read "A Trout's Best Friend" by Bud Lilly it is a great read and provides a interesting glimpse into one of the most influential fly fishers and fly shop owners in western fly fishing. Click on the Amazon ad on the right of this page to get your own copy.