fly fishing yellowstone

 

Whether floating the Yellowstone or wade fishing one of the spring creeks, you’ll enjoy spending a day on the water with one of Montana’s best fly fishing guides. Most of the time the guides utilize McKenzie style drift boats for float fishing the Yellowstone. On the rocky streams that are more difficult to navigate, inflatable rafts are used that are specifically equipped for anglers. Depending on the river and the conditions, we’ll often stop to wade fish the better riffles and runs. You can relax while our guides prepare a gourmet streamside lunch and enjoy the spectacular views of Montana’s Paradise Valley.

 

wade trips

 Fly Fishing near Yellowstone! We offer The BEST whitewater rafting & Yellowstone activities for your family! Located in Gardiner, Montana,

We will be happy to work up an itinerary that is perfect for you, and try to make all the necessary reservations for you on private waters we fish including the spring creeks, Burns Lake, and other local private lakes. This is sometimes the best option for families with children. During prime time, it helps if you can be a little flexible with your schedule.

Some of the finest fishing close to Livingston are the famous paradise Valley Spring Creeks –  Armstrong’s, Depuy’s, and  Nelson’s. We also fish other spring creeks near Bozeman like Thompson and Ben Hart on the Milesnick Ranch. These spring creeks are on private ranches and the owners charge rod fees of $40-$125 depending on the season and stream. Other good streams we wade fish are the Boulder River, West Boulder River, Stillwater, Gallatin River, East Gallatin, and a handful of “top secret” streams we won’t mention online. 


float trips

 Fly Fishing near Yellowstone! We offer The BEST whitewater rafting & Yellowstone activities for your family! Located in Gardiner, Montana,

We will be happy to work up an itinerary that is perfect for you, and try to make all the necessary reservations for you on private waters we fish including the spring creeks, Burns Lake, and other local private lakes. This is sometimes the best option for families with children. During prime time, it helps if you can be a little flexible with your schedule.

Major “blue ribbon” rivers including the Yellowstone, Bighorn, Madison, Missouri, Jefferson, Gallatin, Ruby, Boulder, and Stillwater River. Most of these call for McKenzie style drift boats, but the smaller rivers may require a raft depending on the time of year.

yellowstone national park trips

 Fly Fishing near Yellowstone! We offer The BEST whitewater rafting & Yellowstone activities for your family! Located in Gardiner, Montana,

We will be happy to work up an itinerary that is perfect for you, and try to make all the necessary reservations for you on private waters we fish including the spring creeks, Burns Lake, and other local private lakes. This is sometimes the best option for families with children. During prime time, it helps if you can be a little flexible with your schedule.

We are one of a very few select fly shops that maintain a commercial use fishing license inside Yellowstone National Park. This allows our Yellowstone fly fishing guides to take you to superb rivers and streams within Yellowstone National Park, including Slough Creek, the Lamar, Soda butte, the Madison, the Fire Hole, and many others. Those who are willing to “hike and strike” will experience some of the most remote and beautiful streams in the country.

  • Guide Fees: include a nice stream side lunch and all beverages for the day. Guides go to great lengths to make your lunch a memorable part of the fishing day. Guide fees also include shuttle charges so that you can get on the river more quickly and have the guide’s rig at your take out at the end of your float.

  • Deposit:  Once we have your guided days set, we’ll ask for a deposit of $150 per guided day. You can pay the balance prior to your trip or at our office at the end of your trip.

booking your guide trip

 Fly Fishing near Yellowstone! We offer The BEST whitewater rafting & Yellowstone activities for your family! Located in Gardiner, Montana,

Give us an idea of the time period you are thinking about, the number of days you would like to fish, and the number of days you would like to utilize guides for float or wade trips.

It is important to book as early as possible, especially if you would like to fish with your favorite outfitters or guides, or need spring creek reservations - which are very limited.

We’ll do our best to line you up with the outfitter or guide you request, but keep in mind that returning clients retain the option to re-book their favorite outfitter or guide for the next year. If clients do not exercise this option at the end of their trip or make other arrangements, we must book the outfitters and guides on a first-come, first-served basis.


Horseback riding & fishing

$275/adult, $275/child ages 5-12
*add $50/Adult & $30/Child if you add the Cowboy Cookout!
Trip length: 8+ hours
Start time: 9:00 am ride

 Fly Fishing near Yellowstone! We offer The BEST whitewater rafting & Yellowstone activities for your family! Located in Gardiner, Montana,

Check-in at WWR office in Gardiner at 8:00 AM. You drive to the ranch! We will give you the best experience by choosing from several high mountain lakes, streams, or the Yellowstone River. All trips are a few hours ride from Ranch headquarters. If you love to fish and want to ride off the beaten path for a fabulous time with your fishing rod, this is the trip for you! Usually, it’s about a two hour ride to a great fishing spot. We provide a “cowboy’s” saddlebag lunch and a knowledgeable guide.

OUR ADVICE: 

  • At the end the day add our Cowboy Cookout. It is a delicious, home cooked, all-you-can-eat meal as the sun sets over the mountains.
  • Relax around the campfire afterwards, roast some marshmallows and bask in the beauty of the ranch.
  • You will need to drive your own transportation to the ranch
  • Montana fishing license is required.
  • Bring your own fishing rod or we can provide one for you. just let us know!

STARTING LOCATION

For all trips, please check-in at our office or predetermined location 1-hour before your scheduled trip time.
If you have any other questions, check out our FAQ page!

Our office is located at:
220 W Park Street, Gardiner, MT 59030