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Montana Fly Fishing Trips near Big Sky Montana.
Highway 191, on the Gallatin River, Big Sky, MT 59730
+1 406-995-2290
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Ok..this is my third trip out with Pat Straub and my best friend Lynne....just a few thoughts....this trip was in June....pat took our drift boat trip to the Madison...we had success on the Madison but it was the tips and advice that pat gave to...More

2  Thank Terri P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Having fished guided trips across the US for trout,striped bass,snook,tarpon,redfish, bonefish,etc- I more than likely have a higher fishing IQ than most the regular customer at Gallatin River Guides. For those who don't know what guiding is about, they would have no expectation.For those who...More

4  Thank rustytuck
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from two days of fly fishing w/my son. GRG connected us with a great guide - Mike Donaldson - who took us on a walk/wade of the upper Madison (day 1) and on a float trip (day 2). Was able to rent...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We are new to river fly fishing and were having no luck fishing 4 rivers in 2 states and decided we needed some help. We signed up for a 4 hour wadding the Gallatin trip with Mike !!!!! He was very knowledgeable and really put...More

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Gallatin R, Manager at Gallatin River Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you guys a ton! We looking forward to having you on the river with us again someday.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Kudos to Gallatin River Guide Bob Merriman for providing a spectacular introduction to fly fishing up on the Madison River. I was there with an experienced friend, but had never fly fished myself. Bob was a patient and skillful instructor and managed to provide a...More

Thank CoopsGE
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had 7 in our group and fished a half day and 2 full float days. We had a spectacular time with Mike K., Aaron, Drew, Josh R. Best guides, fun, personable and most important extremely patient and educational. We learned so much about trout...More

Thank cre1964
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I booked a full day float trip for my dad and me for his 70th birthday. Mike was our guide and he was amazing. We have fly fished a few other times with different guides in different parts of the country and Mike was by...More

Thank michellekerin
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Had a morning trip with Trey on July 1 and it was very productive. Caught 3 of the 4 varieties of trout in the Gallatin River including a 15" rainbow trout. Only my second time fly fishing but Trey was a great instructor and helped...More

Thank yosemitesunshine
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I booked this trip for my wife and I. She had no experience fly fishing and I had very nominal experience - almost none. We arrived early at GRG and were greeted by a very enthusiastic staff. The GRG staff introduced us to our guide,...More

Thank Ron_Sue
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Our guide Josh was outstanding! I can't say enough great things about GRG. Shane was a great help with the booking. Josh was so patient with my dad and I, and he really showed us first time (ever) fly fishing folks some great basic fly...More

Thank Flashcow1997
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I have fished on many rivers in the US, Canada and England. I am learning that the right guide makes all the difference in the success of the trip and that the number of fish caught may be the least important aspect of a day...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I recently had the pleasure of spending a day on the Gallatin River with my 2 sons. Our guides were Bob and Mike and both worked with extreme patience teaching the basics to the boys. The water was up due to many days of rain...More

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Gallatin R, Owner at Gallatin River Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks Jim. Both Bob and Mike have been with us for a long time and as you learned, aren't afraid of high water fishing! Hope to see you again soon for some lower water dry fly fishing.

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11 May 2018|
Response from Gallatin R | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for reaching out! We'd love to get you on the water on June 17th. We have lots of options that vary in price, so I highly suggest visiting our website. I cannot share the link, but best to look up Gallatin... More
30 June 2015|
Response from Gallatin R | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for your email. We'd love to get you on the water in October. Are you thinking of a guided trip(s)? All of our guided trips are catch and release--we like to put the fish back so we can catch them again and... More
Philip K
25 May 2015|
Response from Gallatin R | Property representative |
Hi there Phil, August is a great time of year to visit Montana. Thanks for thinking of Gallatin River Guides! We would be happy to help you and your group out in any way possible. We do offer a variety of floating trips... More