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Gallatin River Guides

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Address: Highway 191, on the Gallatin River, Big Sky, MT 59730
Phone Number:
+1 406-995-2290
Fee: Yes

Montana Fly Fishing Trips near Big Sky Montana.

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First Timer to MT Fishing

Gallatin River Guides was recommended by a friend and they lived up to their stellar reputation. This was my first trip to the area for fishing and I'm also new to fly fishing... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Andy S
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Gallatin River Guides was recommended by a friend and they lived up to their stellar reputation. This was my first trip to the area for fishing and I'm also new to fly fishing. They were welcoming, helpful, informative, and were not trying to sell me more than I needed to be successful on the Gallatin. I fished the first day... More 

1 Thank Andy S
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our family of four (2 adult sons) had an awesome introductory experience to Fly Fishing by the Gallatin River Guides Bob and Mike. The owner Jimmy was awesome as was Patrick who helped us schedule our experience plus GRG provided all the gear needed. Each guide took 2 of us so we had lots of individual attention and education. We... More 

1 Thank Burg_family53012
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Arrived in Big Sky a few days before the rest of our group for a ski trip, so my wife and I decided to try some winter fly fishing. Having never been to the area, we wanted to get a guide our first time out on the water to learn the area. And man am I glad we did. Gallatin... More 

1 Thank Brandon H
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While in Big Sky for a few days I decided to book a half day guided trip on the Gallatin river. I love fishing, particularly flyfishing, so I couldn't miss this opportunity. My guide was Mike who looked after me very well. I never thought winter fishing can be so much fun (if you can resist the cold). I didn't... More 

1 Thank GiggsyBudapest
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I had a chance to visit my nephew in Big Sky and we wanted to squeeze some fly fishing into the weekend. Only problem was I left all my gear back east and he never fly fished before. One visit to GRG and GM Jimmy A took care of everything; Excellent advice and gear as we headed out for December... More 

1 Thank Randy D
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went fishing with Fly Fishing Guide Mike in the middle of August when fishing on the river is at its hardest. I have not been fly fishing in 25 plus years since I was a kid. Mike was able to put me back in to the swing of things on just a few cast. I was able to catch quite... More 

1 Thank Phatfish12
Watertown, South Dakota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016

To say I am a novice fly fisherman would be giving me too much credit. Did a 3 day trip with GRGs and had a phenomenal experience and was completely enjoyable from beginning to end! As advertised all I had to do was show up and fish, everything else was taken care. My guide, Bob, was amazingly patient and an... More 

1 Thank matt s
Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just got back from another trip to Big Sky. The fall fishing was excellent! We are very familiar with the Gallatin and the small streams feeding into it and will fish it on our own. However, we always like to use a guide to fish the Madison River. As we have for many years, we used Gallatin River Guides for... More 

1 Thank Sarah C
Western Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Max and Josh were our guides on the Gallatin today. All four of us, including two over age 70, are novice fly fishermen. To say these guys are incredible would sell them short! They were extremely patient, excellent teachers, and just all around great guys. And they put us on a lot of fish! Gallatin River Guides exceeded the expectations... More 

1 Thank Badger14
San Francisco, California
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177 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Pat is a pro in all aspects Ive fished with many guides and he is all things a guide should be. Patient good teacher adjusts his approach to abilities of the client.Friendly knowledgeable and all around good guy.

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