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Gallatin River Guides

Highway 191, on the Gallatin River, Big Sky, MT
406-995-2290
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Ranked #4 of 19 activities in Big Sky
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Fee: Yes
Description: Montana Fly Fishing Trips near Big Sky Montana.
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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had the best customer service experience in Big Sky from Gallatin River Guides. We visited the shop daily and took two different guided trips with their professional guides. From Jimmy to the guides to the sales professionals, the knowledge base and service level of the shop exceeds that of the others in the area. We bought a new rod... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a really terrific first-time fishing trip on the beautiful Gallatin River. We highly recommend this company and heard from many locals that it is the best guide company around. We had a great guide, Dusty, who was not only a highly skilled guide and teacher but a fun and delightful guy. He was very knowledgeable... More

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Big Sky, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We can't say enough great things about Gallatin River Guides and our Guide Bob! The whole experience was wonderful! My husband had been wanting to do something like this for years and just never got around to it. I decided I wanted to surprise him with a trip on our wedding anniversary. Our guide picked us up the morning of... More

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New Carlisle, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I fished with Pat Straub of Gallatin River Guides on June 19th and 20th of 2014. It was a wonderful experience. We fished on a private trout stream on one day and then the upper Madison on the second day. It was a superb experience. Pat is knowledgeable, fun to fish with and he knows where the fish are located... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a fantastic day fishing with Aaron on the Madison River. The staff were very informative, and we were able to truely learn how to fly fish. Every first time visitor to Big Sky should use them, you will not be disappointed!

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Washington D.C.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I live in Panama so had to set up the trip from here...Jimmy was great to work with as was the owner Pat. Something different was that due to so much water up there you are offered a guide with specific knowledge of the rivers you want to fish. The Gallatin is right out their back door. Had a great... More

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Big Sky, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started with entomology, Trey turning over rocks in the river showing me the "bugs" and matching their appearance with his flies. Then reading the river for fish. A lesson, and then a 12 inch rainbow in the net. First the Gallatin and 7 fish. The following week the Madison and 21 fish ending the day with a 18 inch... More

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columbia,sc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Having fished guided trips across the US for trout,striped bass,snook,tarpon,redfish, bonefish,etc- I more than likely have a higher fishing IQ than most the regular customer at Gallatin River Guides. For those who don't know what guiding is about, they would have no expectation.For those who do have an appreciation for guided fishing trips, I believe they would be sorely disappointed... More

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is the nicest fly shop in Big Sky and is conveniently located along the highway near the Gallatin river. I've been visiting Big Sky for the past 12 years or so and always make it a point to stop in. Great selection of flies and gear, always friendly service, and good, reliable guides. That's pretty much what makes a... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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127 reviews 127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I will start by saying we are not fishing people. We would not know a great fishing guide from a poor one. However, we do know a well run business when we encounter one. We decided it would be fun for three of us on a family vacation to go fly fishing. We looked at a couple of options, but... More

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