Pristine rivers, beautiful sceneary and wild trout!
Montana provides an abundance of opportunities for visiting anglers. From huge glacial fed rivers, to high mountain lakes, to tiny creeks full of wild cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout. Beginner or a seasoned expert, our area has something to offer for every fly fisherman. Whether it’s casting to sippers on the lazy waters of the lower Clark Fork River, throwing big foam dry flies on the rowdy rapids of the fabled Blackfoot River, or a float down the gin clear glacier fed Flathead River near Glacier National Park for native westslope cutthroat, the bottom line is that we have plenty of options that will surely keep you entertained on your Bigfork, MT fly fishing vacation.
One of the greatest aspects of fly fishing in Montana is the MT FWP’s wild trout management. Unlike most states that have hatchery enhanced rivers, Montana rivers are managed as wild trout fisheries. No hatchery trucks dumping pellet fed “stockers” in our rivers.
There are plenty of options for the DIY fly fisher as well. You don’t have to book a guide trip for us to give you friendly advice. We’ll give you a free map, show you some flies that are working, help you rig your rod, and point you in the right direction. There are tons of mountain lakes and little creeks to explore if that’s your thing.