The Ultimate Fly Fishing Road Trip In Montana

Set your sights on the open road during an exciting fly fishing road trip in Montana! Our experienced staff and guides have cut their teeth on rivers and streams across Montana and are here to help you take in the best of Montana fly fishing. As you make your way through the Big Sky State, keep your fly rod and access maps handy. We have a lot of water and it’s teeming with various trout species. Anglers flock to the...

18 Places For Fly Fishing In Montana

Fly fishing in Montana tops many a fly fisher's bucket list. And we can’t blame them. We are lucky enough to live in a state that boasts the best trout fishing in the United States and one could argue the Planet. From the mighty Clark Fork River, Blackfoot River, Bitterroot River, and other Missoula area rivers to the Yellowstone and Gallatin, we’ve gathered our 18 places for fly fishing in Montana. These are by no means in order of importance,...

Brown Trout in Montana: Chasing the One

A good friend told me once that, as anglers, we are constantly chasing the “one fish” that makes us look back on the year and smile. For many of us that enjoy fly fishing in Montana, it’s landing that elusive, two-foot brown trout. Brown trout are one of the top predators in our river systems that can be fooled on a number of tactics, but honing in on several characteristics will increase your chances of landing that record-breaking fish. An…

Bitterroot Fly Fishing – An Angler’s Guide

Bitterroot Fly Fishing An Angler's Guide Planning a Bitterroot fly fishing adventure this year? The Bitterroot River is a freestone river nestled beneath towering cottonwoods and ponderosa pine in western Montana. On top of breathtaking scenery, the Bitterroot invites anglers to try their hand at astounding numbers of rainbow, brown and native westslope cutthroat trout. The Bitterroot rewards anglers using various techniques from its headwaters to its confluence with the Clark Fork River in Missoula. Still, it can be a...

6 Fly Fishing Tips For Upping Your Game

Becoming a better angler is probably the most satisfying aspect of fly fishing. There’s something about watching yourself improve at a complex skill that is constantly rewarding. It also has a tendency to teach us mindsets that can be applied to all facets of our lives. Like any skill, improving at fly fishing takes endless practice and repetition. There’s just no teacher like experience. That being said, it’s also common to repeat the skills we’ve become comfortable with and not...