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Legendary Montana Fly Fishing

Quality Gear, Experienced Guides, Honest Info

On The Water For Over 30 Years

Our Big Sky, Montana fly fishing trips showcase the great waters of Montana and Yellowstone Park. From our central location we fish the planet’s highest concentration of world class, wild fish fly fishing waters. We offer day trips, lodging packages, and custom fly fishing adventures. Our year-round fly shop on the Gallatin River is our home base and we fish all of Montana’s best waters. Our online store is open all the time.

Since 1984, Gallatin River Guides has been a year-round source for fly fishing the Gallatin, Madison, Yellowstone, and Paradise Valley Spring Creeks. We fish a ton. With over 150 years combined guiding and fishing experience, that is all we do and we do it well. From beginner to expert, from the Madison River to a technical spring creek, we are your source for all things fishy under Montana’s Big Sky.

Our Year-Round Fly Fishing Trips

Big Sky Montana fly fishing trips and guides

We offer guided fly fishing trips in Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana during spring, summer, fall, and winter on the planet's best waters. As ski season at Big Sky Resort approaches our winter fly fishing trips are very popular. Our fishing trips are a great addition to any Big Sky, Montana vacation. Our fly fishing trips enjoy Montana's premier fly fishing waters. Our professional fly fishing guides help you experience fly fishing in our beautiful state. From the spring creeks to the high peaks, we are your source for Montana trout on the fly.

Contact us today to learn more. 

Staying at Big Sky Resort? No problem. We're fifteen minutes away. 

Big Sky and Bozeman Montana Fishing

Big Sky and Bozeman Montana fly fishing Yellowstone River

Our location in the mountains of southwest Montana, just outside Yellowstone National Park is a fly fisher's dream. If you're not sure what river to fish...fish all the best with one our Big Sky, Montana fly fishing guides. Got more than a day consider them all: the Gallatin River, the Yellowstone River, the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, and private spring creeks

Our winter fly fishing trips are an ideal way to mix skiing at Big Sky Resort and catching a Montana trout. 

Want to fish waters that are a little less known, contact us with a phone number, and we'll call you back on a secure line...

Contact us today to start planning. 

Fishing and Lodging Package Trips

Gallatin River Big Sky Montana fly fishing

Need a new fly fishing adventure? Looking for the perfect trip for you or someone you know? Thinking about a winter fly fishing trip?

Discover our Montana fly fishing and lodging packages. Our very popular fly fishing and lodging packages are simple, cover all budgets, and get you on the best waters at the best times.

Want to increase your angling skills or learn to row a drift boat? Then take one of our week-long fly fishing guide schools. 

Contact us today to book your trip.  

We’ve fished all over the world but will return again and again to fish with Gallatin River Guides and crew. We had fun and fishy guides, access to amazing public and private waters, lodging, and food that left us stuffed. These guys and gals truly live the dream, and we got to live it, too. Greg & Jeff Shrader

Montana Fly Fishing Schools

Fly Fishing Schools and Montana Fishing Schools

2018 dates are set for our Montana fly fishing schools. Are you fly fishing near Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana soon?. We offer The Montana Fishing Guide School and The Montana Women's Fly Fishing School. Based in the Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana fly fishing wonderland, our fishing schools help you or someone you know discover Montana fly fishing on our wild trout rivers.

Our fishing guide school will hone your skills and prepare you for a career as a Montana fly fishing guide.

The Montana Women's Fly Fishing School was created "To educate, enlighten, and inspire women fly fishers in a supportive, noncompetitive environment. To fish and have fun."

Contact us today to reserve a spot in any of our fly fishing schools.

Who Is Gallatin River Guides

Big Sky Montana women fly fishing trips

We've been in business for 34 years and counting. Simply put: we are the real deal for Montana fly fishing near Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana. Some great folks exist in the fishing biz in Montana. We just think we are the bee's knees. The cat's meow. The cherry on top. The folks to fish with. 

We love fishing dry flies to uneducated trout. We seek-out hatches and enjoy the challenge of head-hunting. We don't always use strike indicators, but if we have to, we get after it. At times we also TweetFacebook, and Trip Advisor. 

Our owners, Pat and Brandy Straub, grew up here--no other fly shop owners in Big Sky can say that. Our manager, Jimmy, is as legit as they get. Our guide staff ranges from old to young and our shop staff knows hard work and great customer service. 

Contact us today and join us anywhere fish eat flies. And bring your camera, too. Can't be here now? Visit our blog 

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