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What to Bring on your Montana Fly Fishing Experience Trip

Montana Fly Fishing Experience is excited that you have booked a trip with us and our professional fly fishing guides. We want to make sure your experience is the best it can be. Please make sure to bring along some essential items. It does not matter whether you are going by yourself, with friends or with a professional fly fishing guide. It is always important to be prepared for any situation. After all, fly fishing is an activity that is enjoyed on flowing rivers, in remote areas, and under Mother Nature’s command. Here, we have compiled a list of the essential items you need for a fun, safe Montana Fly Fishing Experience.

Divided into different categories, you will see that these items serve a wide range of purposes on a Montana fly fishing adventure. The item’s uses vary, but it is crucial to note that they are equal in importance on any fly fishing trip. Take some time to look at the items listed below and check them off when packing your bag for your Montana Fly Fishing Experience.



  • Waterproof shoes, appropriate hiking boots for hike/wade trips, or non-slip shoes that you don’t mind getting wet
  • Long-sleeve shirts and pants to protect from the sun
  • Hat with brim
  • Additional clothing in case of cool weather or rain
  • Insulated undergarments for cold days
  • Sunglasses, preferably with polarized lenses


  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Camera
  • Any necessary prescription medications, if applicable
  • Cash gratuity for your Montana Fly Fishing Experience guide


  • First aid equipment in case of an emergency
  • A professional guide with first aid training
  • Life vests for every person on the boat
  • All fly fishing equipment, flies, net, and tackle
  • A professional guide with thorough knowledge of Montana rivers
  • Clean, safe, and organized boat
  • A cooler with ice
  • Snacks and beverages on 1/2 day trips
  • Snacks, beverages, and a riverside meal on full day trips
  • Patient, professional instruction


  • Blackfoot River     $600.00
  • Clark Fork River   $600.00
  • Flathead River Full Day     $600.00
  • Flathead River Half Day    $450.00
  • South Fork of the Flathead River     $650.00
  • Missouri River     $600.00
  • Private Water       $650.00 plus Lodging