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Gallatin River Learn to Fly Fish

Join us for this fun half-day activity geared towards families and first time anglers with interest in learning the basics of Fly Fishing. The group lesson will take place on our private river front property with a prime fishing hole on the Gallatin River, and we provide all the gear and detailed instruction throughout. The Gallatin is one of the best wade fishing rivers in Montana. The area used to be the historic Karst Camp and is famous for the scenery featured in the movie, “A River Runs Through It.”

The Class

The guides will begin instruction on fish and fish habitat, reading water, identifying insects, selecting flies, and familiarization with fly fishing gear. The course will flow into dry-land casting practice without hooks at targets. Once the group is comfortable with the basics and understands some river safety tips, we will slip on the waders and head to the river in search of the big bite! If you can’t get enough, you can always add a 1/2 day guided fishing trip.

Details

  • Reservations are highly recommended and are the only way to get a guaranteed trip.
  • Montana Fishing License Required- You mush obtain a Montana Fishing License prior to the trip. Buy one at a local retailer or purchase a license online.**
  • Meeting location- Montana Whitewater’s Fly Fishing Adventure Center at mile marker 55.5 on Highway 191
  • Address- 55365 Gallatin Rd., Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730.
  • Lunch not included. You can purchase lunch adjacent to your trip at our Main Office, mile marker 64 on Highway 191, a great option if you are doing a packaged activity.
  • We need a minimum of 2 people to run this trip and a maximum of 6 per guide.
  • As a company, we follow catch and release policies in order to keep the fish populations healthy.

** If you choose not to purchase a fishing license, you may still attend and complete the class. The only restriction would be during the casting, you would not be able to use a fly with a hook. Therefore you would not be able to physically reel in a fish.

Join us for this fun half-day activity geared towards families and first time anglers with interest in learning the basics of Fly Fishing. The group lesson will take place on our private river front property with a prime fishing hole on the Gallatin River, and we provide all the gear and detailed instruction throughout. The Gallatin is one of the best wade fishing rivers in Montana. The area used to be the historic Karst Camp and is famous for the scenery featured in the movie, “A River Runs Through It.”

The Class

The guides will begin instruction on fish and fish habitat, reading water, identifying insects, selecting flies, and familiarization with fly fishing gear. The course will flow into dry-land casting practice without hooks at targets. Once the group is comfortable with the basics and understands some river safety tips, we will slip on the waders and head to the river in search of the big bite! If you can’t get enough, you can always add a 1/2 day guided fishing trip.

Details

  • Reservations are highly recommended and are the only way to get a guaranteed trip.
  • Montana Fishing License Required- You mush obtain a Montana Fishing License prior to the trip. Buy one at a local retailer or purchase a license online.**
  • Meeting location- Montana Whitewater’s Fly Fishing Adventure Center at mile marker 55.5 on Highway 191
  • Address- 55365 Gallatin Rd., Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730.
  • Lunch not included. You can purchase lunch adjacent to your trip at our Main Office, mile marker 64 on Highway 191, a great option if you are doing a packaged activity.
  • We need a minimum of 2 people to run this trip and a maximum of 6 per guide.
  • As a company, we follow catch and release policies in order to keep the fish populations healthy.

** If you choose not to purchase a fishing license, you may still attend and complete the class. The only restriction would be during the casting, you would not be able to use a fly with a hook. Therefore you would not be able to physically reel in a fish.

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