2017 Season Outlook

Madison River

The 2017 Southwest Montana Fly Fishing Season is shaping up to be Great! With most of the area waters including the Beaverhead River, Big Hole River, and Madison River around 100% snow pack the fishing will be good. The fish are becoming very active with warm spring temperatures. Mayflies, Caddis Flies, Stone Flies, and Midges emerge in the spring to satisfy the hungry trout. Today we are running our first guided fly fishing trip of the season. Hope you can join us this fishing season.

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Summer Fly Fishing Hot Spot

Now that summer is well underway it’s time to plan that summer getaway you’ve been wanting to take. Montana is the ideal summer destination for fly fishing enthusiasts. During the summer months of June and July is the most productive time for consistent hatches.

The great weather means an increase in salmon flies and PMD yellow sallies, providing a greater opportunity for a bigger catch. The Montana Fly Fishing Lodge is located near major fly fishing spots including the Beaverhead, Big Hole, Madison, and Ruby Rivers.

For more information on booking your summer fishing trip visit Montana Fly Fishing Lodge.


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Score on Big Fish this Season


<h1>It’s Big Fish time!</h1>

The Big Trout Bonanza is underway at the Montana Fly Fishing Lodge! Now through June 15th you can experience the most productive fishing time for big fish. This time period is known for catching the largest fish of the season.

Fish that are known to be caught during this season are salmon, trout, and high mountain grayling. The ideal spots to fish are at upper Beaverhead and Big Hole, this is where you’ll be sure to experience the most activity.

This is a prime time for avid fly fishermen to score on large catches and take advantage of the season before the summer tourists arrive.

Book your spot at the Montana Fly Fishing Lodge now!


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Spring Trout Spectacular


The long awaited spring season has arrived, for fly fishing enthusiasts this time of year is especially exciting.

April 15th kicked off the early season for trout with a number of creeks open for fishing: Beaverhead, Clark Canyon Reservoir, Madison, and Big Hole to name a few. You can also try your luck at high mountain lakes and other spring creeks.

This is the time of year to walk away with your biggest catches. This spring spectacular runs until the third Saturday in May.

To make your solo or group reservation, book at the Montana Fly Fishing Lodge call 406.683.3462 or visit backcountryangler.com.

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Gather Your Group and Bond Over Fly Fishing Fun


Taking a group on a fly fishing trip can be an incredible bonding experience, filled with fun and plenty of exaggerated fish stories. Even if everyone in your group is at a different level of experience, the group as a whole can learn more about the fine art of fly fishing together in stress-free surroundings.

If you are looking for a great group activity in the outdoors, fly fishing is definitely an experience to remember. A day out in the water will keep everyone busy and provide a relaxing environment to converse and build better relationships. Whether you are on a family outing or need corporate event ideas, fly fishing group trips can be the ideal way to spend a day.

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Fun Outdoor Activities to Try When in Montana


Fun Outdoors

Montana is located in Western United States and is known as the Big Sky Country. If you are ever in Montana, there are some outdoor activities you should consider doing.

Winter Fun

It snows in Montana, plus it has numerous mountain ranges; this is a great combination for some winter fun. Downhill skiing is quite popular in the state of Montana.


If you’re an avid hunter, Montana will excite you. Animals such as elks, moose, mule deer, black bears and bison can be hunted, of course, during their respective hunting season.

Fly Fishing

A popular outdoor activity in Montana is fly fishing. There are many lakes and rivers that are prime locating for a little fly fishing.

Contact Montana Fly Fishing Lodge if you want to have a fly fishing adventure. Don’t let your stay in Montana pass by without a little outdoor adventure.

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The Best States to Visit for a Fly Fishing Adventure


Fly Fishing State

Have you ever wanted to go fishing, but not sure where to go? There are some states that are popular fly fishing destinations.


Michigan is one the more popular fishing states. In Michigan, the Great Lakes and multiple bodies of water can be found, and is a great place to go fly fishing, especially if you are seeking Brown Trout.


Wyoming is like a best-kept secret, that is, when it pertains to fly fishing. Not only are there great fishing lakes, but there is not much fishing activity, so there’s a high possibility of fishing in solidarity.


When someone thinks about fly fishing, Montana is likely to come to mind. Montana has rivers, streams and creeks for anglers to catch some trout, plus the naturally scenery is breathtaking.

If you want to go fly fishing in Montana, contact Montana Fly Fishing Lodge. It’s time to experience an amazing fishing adventure.

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