CHOOSE A PACKAGE

 

Book our special & pick from multiple rivers to explore.

Explore the fishing scene in Montana with our fly fishing packages. We offer a variety of multi-day trips for all experience levels. Whether it’s your first-time fly fishing or the tenth, we’ll take you on memorable guided fly fishing trips in Ennis, Montana. Southwest Montana has a thrilling fishing scene with so many rivers that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Check out our guided fly fishing tours and pick out the one that best suits you.

Fear not, you won’t be bored because no two tours of ours are the same! With our best fly fishing guides, you’ll get to explore different choices and sceneries that Montana offers its fishing enthusiasts. Why stick to one river when you’re all about adventure and have loads of other blue-ribbon trout-filled streams that show off their crystal-clear waters and sunlit landscape? So, if you’re up for a DIY fly fishing trip for beginners and adventure enthusiasts alike, have a look at our fly fishing tour scene today.

 

CHOOSE A PACKAGE

 

Book our special & pick from multiple rivers to explore.

Choose from a variety of multi-day trips. With so many rivers to fish here in southwest Montana, the sky is the limit. Pick the tour that best suits you. They are all very different in character and offer a lot of choices in styles of fishing as well as scenery. Why fish just one river when we have loads of blue-ribbon trout streams to choose from here in southwest Montana?

 

Brown Trout

$550 Half-Day Float or Walk/Wade

~1- 2 Anglers per boat ~

  • Half-Day Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Rods and reels upon request
  • Excludes Lunches
Trout

$700 Full Day Float or Walk/Wade

~ 2 Anglers per boat ~

  • 1 Full Day Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.
  • Rods and reels upon request
Fisherman

$575 1 Full Day

Guided Fishing for 1 or 2 Anglers

Special Rate Shoulder Season
(3/1-5/17, 10/1-season’s end) 

  • 1 Full Day Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.
Broad Shouldered Trout

$1775 2 Full Days

Guided Fishing for 2 Anglers with 3 nights lodging

  • 2 Full Days Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.

 
 

Brown Trout

$2000 3 Full Days

Guided Fishing for 2 Anglers with 4 nights lodging

  • 3 Full Days Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.
Rainbow Trout

$3050 4 Full Days

Guided Fishing for 2 Anglers with 5 nights lodging

  • 4 Full Days Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.
Trout

$4150 5 Full Days

Guided Fishing for 2 Anglers with 6 nights lodging

  • 5 Full Days Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.
Admiring Trout

$4900 6 Full Days

Guided Fishing for 2 Anglers with 7 nights lodging

  • 6 Full Days Guided Fishing for 2 anglers
  • Transportation between the river & accommodations.
  • All terminal tackle: Flies, leaders, and tippet.
  • Streamside lunches and drinks.

Come on in! The water’s fine …

Ready to book?

If you have more questions or are ready to book your Montana Spring Fly Fishing Special,  call us at  (406) 451-2074 or email info@mtfishtales.com

Bitterroot River

LOCAL ACCOMODATIONS

Stay the night! We’ve partnered with two local lodging properties in Sheridan to offer you the best deal possible on your Montana fly fishing trip. Just add the number of days you want to fish to the lodging rate to get the most bang for your buck and make it a multi-day fishing trip.

~Nightly Rates~

Ruby Valley Lodge*:

Apr 1 – Oct 31 ~ $175/night, Nov 1 – Mar 31 ~ $125/night, sleeps six, 3 night minimum.

Moriah Motel*:

$129/night, based on double occupancy.

*plus 8% MT bed tax

Fish the shoulder seasons to enjoy great special rates with our single-day or multi-day packages! Trips include all terminal tackle, flies, leaders, and tippet as well as a hearty stream-side lunch. The shoulder season runs 4/1 – 5/25 and 10/1 to the season’s end.

2 nights at Moriah Motel* with 1 full day of fishing for 2 anglers: $840
3 nights lodging at Moriah Motel* with 2 full days of fishing for 2 anglers: $1537
*plus 8% MT Bed Tax

Lodging included at the Moriah Hotel, based on double occupancy. Taxes on lodging not included*.

We look forward to fishing with you!

Please call us at (406) 451-2074, email Michael at info@mtfishtales.com or contact us here with any questions.

Plan Your Montana Fly Fishing Trip

FishTales Outfitting provides unparalleled guided Montana fly fishing adventures near Bozeman, and Missoula.

Staying in the area? We come to you!

Depending on the trip you are taking, we will either meet you at the river or pick you up at your lodging for your Montana fishing adventure. Contact us for more details.

Flights To The Area

Book air travel into Bozeman (Bozeman Yellowstone International), Butte (Bert Mooney Airport) Missoula (Missoula International), or Great Falls (Great Falls International Airport.

For guests coming to fish near Sheridan, Sheridan is about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Bozeman, and 50 minutes from Butte. Most of our guests find better connections in and out of Bozeman. There are also 2 smaller, local airports for those flying privately.

For guests planning to come to the Missoula area, Missoula International is about 12 minutes from town.

 

  • Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, – Bozeman, MT (BZN)
  • Bert Mooney Airport, – Butte MT (BTM)
  • Missoula International Airport – (MSO)
  • Great Falls International Airport – Great Falls MT (GTF)
  • Ruby Valley Aviation
  • Dillon, MT Airport

Accommodations & Dining

Southwestern Montana is full of quaint, historic towns to relax, stay and eat in. Here are some of our favorites:

Sheridan, Montana

  • The Ruby Valley Lodge 406-842-7473
  • The Moriah Motel 406-842-5491
  • In-Back Restaurant Steakhouse 406-842-7632
  • Elijah’s Rest Cabins & Breakfast 406-842-7295

Twin Bridges, Montana

  • The Old Hotel – Historic Hotel and Fine Dining – 406.684.5959
  • The Wagon Wheel – Family-style dining – 406-684-5099
  • The Shack – Family-style dining – 406-684-5050

Alder, MT

  • Chicks Bar and Motel – 406-842-5366

Driving Directions to Fishtales Outfitting

Traveling east or west on Interstate 90: Exit 249 in Whitehall, Montana. Head south on North Whitehall Street towards West Legion Avenue. At the stop sign, turn right at West Legion Avenue and travel approx 4/10 of a mile to MT-2/MT-55/MT-69 (towards Virginia City). Turn left and head south on MT-55. MT-55 will eventually change to MT-287/MT-41 at blinking light. Continue south on MT-287 through Twin Bridges to Sheridan.

Traveling north or south on Interstate 15: Exit 263 in Dillon, Montana. Head on MT-41 North, until you reach Twin Bridges, take a right at the light heading south to Sheridan.

Our Favorite Area Activities:

Bringing the family? Enjoy some of our favorite local activities and events on your days off from fishing.

 

  • Museum of the Rockies
  • Madison County Fair and Rodeo
  • Dillon Rodeo
  • Ennis 4th of July Parade and Rodeo
  • Fourth of July and local live entertainment
  • Bannack State Park
  • J Bar L Horseback Riding
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Glacier National Park

Special Thanks

A special thank you to photographers Michael Bradley at Visualanties, Bruce McDaniels, and Vic Sorenson for the use of their terrific images on MTFishtales.com.

Montana Fishing Licenses:

 

Available online from The Montana State Fish Wildlife and Parks Website or can be purchased locally in most Montana fishing shops.

Upon making a reservation, we require a $500 deposit to hold your requested date(s) via credit card, (3.5% fee on all credit card transactions), personal, or cashier’s check.

If you cancel 60 days prior to your arrival date, you will receive a full refund of your deposit minus $100.00. If you cancel within 45 days prior to your arrival date, you will forfeit your deposit. If you cancel within 30 days of your arrival date, you will be responsible for the full amount.

If you need to reschedule your dates 30 days prior to your originally scheduled dates we will apply your deposit to a future reservation if/when we can re-book the guide day(s) with another client that year.

Special situations & emergencies can and will be taken into consideration.