Montana Fishing Guides, Montana Fly Fishing Trips
Montana fishing guides use a wide variety of techniques and methods that change with the seasons, and this means what fish are available, what waters are fished, and lastly what style of fishing they will try. Montana fishing guides stay fairly busy almost year round save some extremely cold months in the harsh Montana winters. Some of the more popular fishing styles in Montana are fly fishing, bait fishing, and spin fishing. Another type of fishing that is popular with Montana fly fishing guides is wade fishing which is fishing just like you’ve seen in the movies or on tv where the anglers and guides put on their boots and hip waders and walk out into the water just beyond rivers edge. If you want to fish from a boat while on your Montana fly fishing trip there are plenty of fishing guides in Montana that use small boats on the river too which is commonly called float fishing where they will use a drift boat or a quality raft. During deep river days this can be fairly dangerous on your own so make sure you have hired a professional and experienced guide when you are ready to try float fishing on the rivers.
You will find many visiting anglers on Montana fly fishing trips are here because of Montana’s beautiful country, for the chance to be one with nature, and for the chance to just get away from the stress of work. With all the type and styles of fishing opportunities available you are certain to enjoy your Montana fly fishing vacation and that is the most important aspect of all.
Listed below are a few Montana Fishing Guides And Charters.
Fly Fishing in Montana
When you are ready to go fly fishing in Montana you will likely want to hire a knowledgeable Montana fishing guide to help make sure your trip will be one to remember for years to come. If you do hire a guide Montana has some of the best licensed fishing guides and outfitters in the entire nation. A Montana fishing guide will usually offer everything from a half day trip to multi day fishing adventures. Many local lodges and or tackle shops provide guides of their own and there are also many that operate independently. When you check our list below you will find a complete list of licensed guides, outfitters and lodges available for hire.
If you do hire a fly fishing guide in Montana it is unlawful to hire an unlicensed outfitter or guide for fishing and hunting in Montana.
A few available fish species while fishing in Montana:
A Few Montana Fishing Records:
Largemouth Bass – 8.29 lbs – Many Lakes, 6/11/99 by Adam Nelson.
Smallmouth Bass – 6.66 lbs – Fort Peck Reservoir, on 7/30/02 by Mike Otten
Walleye – 16.63 lbs – Fort Peck Reservoir, 1/21/00 by Danny Spence.
A Few of the Many Montana Lakes, Rivers, and Reservoirs
The lakes below are just the names of a few Montana Lakes and most offer boat ramp access. There are numerous lakes for fishing in Montana which you can find at the Montana DNR website on the “Where to Fish” page.
Montana Fishing Resources
- Montana Department of Natural Resources – Fishing laws & regulations at KY DNR.
- Montana Hunting and Fishing Licenses – Montana fishing or hunting license online.
The Montana fishing guides listed below specialize in all style and types of fishing in Montana. Find guides and charters below for:
- Montana Fly Fishing Trips
- Montana Trout Fishing Trips
- Float and Wade Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Montana Outfitters and Lodges
Flathead Lake Fishing Charters – Whether you are an experienced angler, a novice angler, or a child being introduced to fishing for the first time, Flathead Lake Fishing Charters will help you create memories that will last a lifetime! Contact Outfitter Jeff Rach at 406-837-3632
|Regular Montana Fishing Charters, Guide Listings, and Fishing Lodges|
|A-Able Fishing Charters & Tours||Bigfork, MT||800-231-5214|
|Adventure Whitewater Raft Trips||Red Lodge, MT||406-446-3061|
|Big Timber Fly Fishing||Big Timber, MT||406-932-4368|
|Bighorn Angler||Fort Smith, MT||406-666-2233|
|Bighorn Trout Shop||Fort Smith, MT||406-666-2375|
|Complete Fly Fisher||Wise River, MT||406-832-3175|
|Country Angler||Emigrant, MT||406-222-7701|
|De Shaw Outfitter’s Montana River Lodge||Belgrade, MT||406-388-4495|
|Fly Fishing Adventures||Hamilton, MT||406-363-2398|
|Fly Fishing Montana||Bozeman, MT||406-585-9066|
|Flywater Fishing Co.||Helena, MT||406-439-6008|
|God’s Country Outfitters||Lincoln, MT||406-362-3070|
|Gone Clear Outfitters||Bozeman, MT||406-581-8987|
|Greater Yellowstone Flyfishers||Bozeman, MT||406-585-5321|
|Henry’s Fork Anglers||Ennis, MT||208-558-7525|
|Lone Tree Fly Goods||Dillon, MT||406-683-2090|
|Long Outfitting||Livingston, MT||406-222-6775|
|Montana Flyfishing||Missoula, MT||406-543-8824|
|Montana River Guides||Craig, MT||406-235-4360|
|Rockn 7 C Outfitters||Red Lodge, MT||406-445-2280|
|Southwest Montana Fishing||Sheridan, MT||406-842-5364|
|Sun Raven Guide Service||Livingston, MT||406-333-4454|
|Sweet Cast Angler||Big Timber, MT||406-932-4469|
|Troutfitters||Wise River, MT||406-832-3212|
|Two River Gear and Outfitter||Bigfork, MT||406-837-3474|
|Watershed Fly Fishing Adventures||Dillon, MT||800-753-6660|
|Wilderness Pack Trips||Kalispell, MT||406-222-5128|
|Williams Guide Service||Livingston, MT||406-222-1386|
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