At Missoula Guided Fly Fishing, we want make sure our clients have a wonderful time on the water. Our experienced and knowledgeable Missoula fly fishing guides are passionate about fly fishing and will work hard to put you on fish.
We offer a variety of fly fishing experiences with hatches occurring from March to October. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned fly fisherman, Missoula Guided Fly Fishing will show you a great time!
What to expect?
Western Montana offers some of the best dry fly fishing in the world. Missoula Guided Fly Fishing strives to provide a world class experience for all its clients. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel or vaction rental and take you to the best fishing river. Our guides have all the gear youll need and will provide lunch and drinks. Fly Fishing is a great way to get close to nature and have a unique experience. Our experienced guides will provide you with all the necessary equipment and instruction to get you started, while helping you to find the best spots to cast your line. With our guidance, you’ll be sure to have a memorable day of fly fishing.
Our guides provide expert advice and guidance on the Clark Fork, Blackfoot, Bitterroot, and Missouri rivers. Our guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the rivers, and will show you the best floats.
New to Fly-Fishing?
Q: Is Missoula Guided Fly Fishing suitable for beginners? A: Absolutely! Our guides are patient and knowledgeable and can help even the newest fly fishers get the most out of their experience. Q: What kind of gear is provided by Missoula Guided Fly Fishing? A: We provide all necessary equipment, including rods, reels, and flies. Q: What kind of fish can I expect to catch on a guided trip? A: Our guided trips offer the opportunity to catch a variety of species, including Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, and more.
We believe that a few days on the water with a Missoula fishing guide is the perfect way to drastically improve your skills and understanding of the sport. Join us for a fly fishing adventure and we promise you will leave with a newfound appreciation for the sport and the outdoors.
Advanced anglers will appreciate the knowledge and expertise of our guides. Whether you are looking to streamer fish or hunt heads, our guides have the experience and skill to put you on the fish. With years of experience in the area, our guides are well equipped to show you the best fishing spots and techniques.
We offer trips from March through October and our guides are knowledgeable about the various hatches that occur throughout the season. March/April/May: Skwala Stonefly, BWO, March Brown, Gray Darke June/July: Salmonfly, Golden Stone, Yellow Sallies, Green Drake, Caddis, PMD. August: Nocturnal Stonefly, Terrestrials, Trico September/October: Trico, BWO, Mahogany
Technical Dry Fly
We specialize in technical dry fly fishing, so if you're looking for an expert guide to put you on rising heads, you're in the right place. March/April/May: Skwala Stonefly, BWO, March Brown, Gray Darke June/July: Salmonfly, Golden Stone, Yellow Sallies, Green Drake, Caddis, PMD. August: Nocturnal Stonefly, Terrestrials, Trico September/October: Trico, BWO, Mahogany
Our guides are intimately familiar with the best streamer fishing spots and knows how to target that big brown. The Missoula rivers provide excellent streamer fishing, and if you want to spend a day throwing meat at the bank you may be rewarded with a big fish.
Jim Poole, Former Bass Pro Shops VP
“I have been using Chase for over a decade, enjoying his expertise 20+ days a year with him on the Bitterroot, Clark Fork, Blackfoot, Rock Creek and even the Big Mo. I have been fortunate to fish with many Montana guides and now I only fish with Chase. He is a perfect combination of a dedicated, competitive guide, always trying to put me on the BIG fish, but also has the patience and personality to take any level of angler out for a great trip. Chase is the best! I will always choose him for my personal quests and also for all my friends and family."
Orvis Company Owner, Perk Perkins (left) on the Bitterroot River