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Montana Angler Fly Fishing

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Bozeman, MT 59715
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Smith River Trip

I recently completed Montana Angler’s Smith River Trip and I have to say I thought the reviews on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Glen Head, New York
Montana Angler, Bozeman

Mid June, 2018 float on the Upper Madison River, starting at Lyon's bridge. Montana Angler guides... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Montana Angler Fly Fishing specializes in designing customized fly fishing vacations across Southern Montana. Experience Montana's legendary blue ribbon fisheries with their team of expert guides. Package trips include accommodations with world class fishing lodges, hotels and vacation rentals. Montana Angler also offers day trips to famous rivers such as the Yellowstone, Gallatin, Madison, Missouri, Bighorn, Jefferson, Ruby, Boulder and more. Guests can also opt for overnight float fishing excursions or high mountain wilderness trips via horseback. Our guides are some of the most experienced in Montana with well over 100 years of combined experience on waters across Southwest Montana.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently completed Montana Angler’s Smith River Trip and I have to say I thought the reviews on the various sites were hard to believe but I am happy to report this is hands down the best fishing trip I have ever been on. Everyone...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Brian, Thanks again for fishing with us. We are happy to learn that you and your friends enjoyed 5 days fishing and camping on the Smith River. That is truly a special trip! We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mid June, 2018 float on the Upper Madison River, starting at Lyon's bridge. Montana Angler guides provided great service and instruction with excellent results from entry level fly fishermen.

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Matt, Thank you for taking the time to provide nice feedback. We are glad that you had a great experience with our guides and hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Fishing Trip, EVER! May 2018, provided me the fishing experience of a lifetime. I was fortunate to join the Montana Anglers, Alaska Steelhead Expedition on board the private yacht Viaggio. I had explained to Hank Welles at Montana Angler that I had no interest...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kevin, Thanks for taking the time to provide some nice feedback on your steelhead trip to Southeast Alaska on the Viaggio. We are very excited about this new partnership and exclusive program offered through Montana Angler. Sight casting for steelhead is certainly a unique experience....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High snowpack, heavy rain, and warm weather combined to make this trip very different than we had planned. The river was high when we launched, and higher every day that we floated...and visibility in the water dropped from a muddy 6 inches to 3/4 of...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John, thanks for keeping up the high spirits on a short straw delivered by Mother Nature! As you noted we received over 6 inches of rain (basically the normal rainfall for the entire month of May) while you were on the river. So your conditions...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This group is awesome...from pre trip plans to the final moment we were thoroughly covered! Our guide,Josh, was without a doubt the best...we were there with high fast waters and what could have been challenging was safe and efficient...we are seniors and beginners.. what a...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks again for fishing with us! We greatly appreciate taking the time to provide some feedback on your recent fishing trip. We look forward to hosting you again on your next Montana fishing adventure!

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I was supposed to come last summer but my was trip rescheduled because of unfavorable weather. Just returned from 5 days fishing and camping on the Smith River. I have been fly fishing for 25 years. Great time led by Ian Secrest and his fly...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks again for fishing with us! The Smith River is a very special trip and we are happy that you enjoyed our team and the spectacular river canyon. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Montana Angler provided one of the best fly fishing experience you could ask for. My first time to fly fish so the upper Madison River was fantastic. Bill was our guide and he knew exactly how to make it one exciting trip. I will definitely...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for fishing with us! We are happy to learn you enjoyed your day on the water with Bill and look forward to seeing you back soon.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you are considering a fly fishing destination trip in the lower 48, then look no further than Montana Angler. My husband and his group of five of had an outstanding time at the Bolder River Outpost. Am told Simon cooked fantastic meals, while Tony,...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for sharing your husband's experiences emcee at our Boulder River Outpost with others. We greatly appreciate their visit and look forward to hosting them next year on the Madison.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Montana Anglers is an extremely well organized outfitter. Everything from being shuttled from and to the airport, the lodges booked for our stay - Boulder River Outpost & Madison River Lodge, and especially our guides, Tony and Josh, was absolutely first-rate. Two of us spent...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks again for fishing with us! We are glad that you enjoyed both our Boulder River Outpost and Madison River Lodge venues over the course of your week long adventure. Tony and Josh are awesome guides and I'm glad that you had a chance to...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our trip with Montana Angler exceeded our expectations. Adam Knoff is an excellent guide - he’s extremely knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to fishing in Yellowstone, and he offered timely, valuable and useful instruction. We were onto eager and willing fish as soon as...More

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Brian M, Owner at Montana Angler Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Jon, Thanks again for fishing with us and taking the time to provide feedback after your time on the water with Adam. We greatly appreciate your business and look forward to fishing with you again in the future. Thanks! Brian

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