Missouri River Fish Camp

Welcome to the new Missouri River Fish Camp (MRFC). The Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop is excited to offer a Guided Fly Fishing Trip option in the constant pursuit of wild, Montana trout. Nestled between the small towns of Craig and Cascade, adjacent to the famous Missouri River, sits a newly built log cabin and bunkhouse owned and operated by guide Andy Roy. Andy has been guiding part-time for the Grizzly Hackle for nearly 20 years and has offered to host…

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...

The Best Time to Fly Fish Montana

The Best Time to Fly Fish Montana We’ve been in the fly fishing game for a long time and every year we get one question asked almost more than any other.  “When is the best time to fly fish in Montana?” It’s a great question, but it’s one of those questions that if you’ve lived and fished here for very long, it’s really hard to answer.  It’s a question that doesn’t have an exact answer to the person that asks…

A Missoula Guided Fly Fishing Trip – FAQs

A Missoula Guided Fly Fishing Trip Frequently Asked Questions   What rivers do you guide? Grizzly Hackle guides on the Clarkfork, Blackfoot, Bitterroot, and Missouri Rivers.  We also guide on a few tributaries on our wade fishing trips. For more information on our Missoula guided fly fishing trips, check out our guided trips page. What is Missoula like? Missoula is a town of just over 70,000 people.  In Montana, that’s a big city! Although, Missoula has a good size population…

Intro to Fly Fishing for Women

Intro to Fly Fishing for Women – Take the intimidation out of fly fishing in this class taught by Grizzly Hackle guide Kelly Harrison.  Learn about gear, clothing, reading water and finding fish, identifying local fish species, rigging a rod, entomology, and tying basic knots. You will develop the confidence to visit fly shops and venture out on the river on your own. No equipment necessary. 2 classes, Group Size: Limit to 10 per class Class 1 – February 20 /…

Planning Your Next Montana Fly Fishing Trip!

Why Choose A Montana Fly Fishing Trip? Montana is famous for being the “Last Best Place”, and for good reason.  It has a small population, a plethora of public land, and great stream access laws. No wonder this state is so widely celebrated!  To anglers,  Montana is the perfect slice of paradise.  The rivers, streams, and lakes provide some of the best trout fishing in the world along with postcard panoramas.  Planning your next Montana fly fishing trip isn’t a matter of…

Fly Fishing Montana On A Budget

Montana fly fishing is a bucket-list trip for many anglers, but as we all know, fishing trips can start to add up if you’re not careful. If you want the fishing trip of a lifetime at a price that won’t cost a lifetime of work to pay for, we’ve put together the best trip itinerary for fly fishing Montana on a budget below! Where To Go Montana is full of amazing rivers and streams that house world-class trout. You’ll have…