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Clark Fork River Brown Trout

 

Daily rate: $650 full day (8-9 hours)

            $550 half day (4-5 hours)

Full day float trips include a Missoula fly fishing guide, personal instruction based on your ability, lunch, transportation to and from the river, and all flies. Half day trips are 3-4 hours and don't include lunch.  Licenses should be purchased in advance of your trip. All guides will have extra fly rods for you to use. 

Polarized sunglasses, a hat, and flip flops are about all you need in the summer season but always check the forecast. The spring and fall temperatures can very drastically and it's important to bring good gear to keep you warm and dry. 

After you've spoken with Missoula Guided Fly Fishing a $150 deposit is required per guide day when you book. Your deposit is refundable in full if the trip is cancelled 30 days prior to the date scheduled. Within 30 days, the deposit may be applied to a trip booked within one year of the original booking. Full payment is required on the first day of your trip. Rates are subject to change without notice, but a deposit locks in current rates. Your deposit confirms acceptance of our rate and refund policy. 

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What to expect?

The Rivers

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.

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?

Intermediate Angerlers

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

Hatches

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 

Streamer Fishing

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 some big fish.

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