Montana’s Finest Fly Fishing Guides

FishTales Outfitting is committed to offering our guests the highest quality Montana fly fishing experience available. Our experienced guides will row the extra mile to ensure this fishing trip to be one you’ll remember for a lifetime.

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Fishtales – Experienced, Focused, and Always Fun

FishTales Outfitting provides unparalleled guided Montana fly fishing adventures near Sheridan, Bozeman, and Missoula. You have the choice of fishing the most fabled rivers in western Montana. Explore a different blue ribbon river each day. Our guides are some of the most talented, motivated, and friendly guides in Montana. We pride ourselves in knowing the tough-to-reach spots where the big ones live and the “off the beaten path” water for the angler that appreciates the quality of experience and elbow room.

Montana – An Angler’s Paradise

Perhaps the most revered fly-fishing destination in the world, Montana offers everything you’re looking for:

  • Staggering numbers of wild trout.
  • Diverse rivers.
  • Majestic scenery and wildlife.
  • Solitude and elbow room.
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Guided Fishing Trips

We specialize in creating personalized custom trips that include float and wade fishing on our world-renowned wild-trout rivers, or wade fishing on private water.

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Private Water

Exclusive access to over 3 miles of incredible fly fishing, beautiful scenery, and solitude, with 22-30″ rainbows and browns waiting to take your fly.

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Fishing and Lodging Specials

FishTales Outfitting LLC has partnered with Ruby Valley’s best lodging to negotiate great rates on guided fly fishing and lodging packages.



Montana's best fly fishing

One of southwest Montana’s most beautiful rivers and a favorite of many long-time guests. One of the great freestone rivers, the Big Hole River provides beautiful scenery, along with some of the best trout fishing in Montana. The Big Hole is a fly fishers’ dream come true.

The Madison River holds large trout evidenced by this large brown trout.

Surrounded by the majestic Madison and Gravelly Ranges, the Madison is legendary among anglers with its swarms of Mother’s Day Caddis and giant Salmon flies that entice thick shouldered rainbow and brown trout from its swift currents. Surrounded by majestic Madison and Gravelly Ranges

Montana's best Fly fishing

The Beaverhead is a classic western tailwater that holds some of the highest populations of large trout in the country. Known for its technical nymphing and some great grasshopper fishing, the Beaverhead is a consistent river and fun angling for trophy trout. A day on the Beaverhead should not be missed.

Fish a different Blue Ribbon river each day!

Madison River Foundation

FishTales Outfitting LLC is a licensed Outfitter with the State of Montana's Board of Outfitters
and Permittee for the Madison, Big Hole and Beaverhead Rivers.

Big Hole River Foundation
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