Poet and author Jim Harrison showed Anthony Bourdain some of the marvels of Montana. Shortly after the filming of this episode, Harrison passed away. "There were none like him while he lived. There will be none like him now that he's gone," Bourdain said.
Montana's not lying when it bills itself as "Big Sky Country." With about one million residents, the state is among the United States' least populous.
Horses are a big part of life on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana. The Crow have been riding since they adopted Spanish-introduced mustangs in the 18th century.
Kids start riding early in Montana.
Bourdain had lunch with journalist David McCumber (left), rancher Bill Galt (far right) and fly fisherman Lee Kinsey on Galt Ranch. Landowner Galt and his friend McCumber are at odds over stream access.
Outside of Denton, Montana, Bourdain hunted for pheasant and talked with conservationists about land management.
The Mint in Livingston opened in the 1920s and holds the oldest liquor license in Montana.
The buffalo is among the most popular wildlife sightings in Yellowstone National Park.