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Madison Valley Ranch

307 Jeffers Rd, Ennis, MT 59729
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

can't get any better than this,fantastic over the top meals,trip of a lifetime, our guides Doug and Jake were so knowledgeable and accommodating.we fished 2 days and can't stop talking about it,equipment is excellent, go on a diet before you get there because the portions and quality of meals will leave you stuffed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

As you can see by the other reviews, men love this place. It is perfect for them. So I'm just going to throw in my opinions from the female standpoint. My husband and I have fished several times in the rivers of Colorado, but had never fished from a boat until visiting MVR. To my surprise, it was a great... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Yes, yes, a river runs through it. Well, not exactly through the property but close enough to walk to. There is also a wonderful stocked Trout Pond to practice your newly acquired skills or practice old ones. And, yes, this is the Mecca of fly fishing so bow smartly to the God of trout for He will gladly offer up... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You know Ennis is all about fishing when there are 4 Fly Fishing shops along the main street and a few others right outside of town. The Madison River is the central attraction, but you're also close to Yellowstone NP, only 70 miles. The staff is extremely friendly in a genuine way. Every detail is looked after, including outstanding dinner... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I'm an absolute novice at fly fishing...and began to wonder what possessed me to enroll in the Orvis Complete Trout School, to be held at Madison Valley Ranch-in Ennis, MT. I found the brochure at the Scottsdale, AZ Orvis shop and took it home on a whim. A few weeks later I had signed up and was shortly there after... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Elizabeth and her whole team were fabulous. Our guide Scott was extremely knowledgable for us first time fly fisherman, and they gave us private lessons on the pond upon arrival. We stayed three nights and had two days of guided fishing where we caught over +75 rainbow and brown trout floating the Madison river. Would have booked one more day... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Madison Valley Ranch was a wonderful place to spend our Montana vacation. I have never been fly fishing before, but I agreed to accompany my husband on a fly fishing trip. We could not have asked for a better place to spend our time. The ranch is beautiful and the staff is outstanding. Elizabeth and Ann took care of every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Food - outstanding. Five star dining. Guide service - outstanding. Even if you've never fished before. Lodge management - outstanding. Who needs the Four Seasons? Lodging - outstanding. Rooms are clean, comfortable and every night is a three blanket night Ambience - outstanding. The ranch setting couldn't be better. Setting - breath taking. The Madison Valley is a short drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed four nights and fished three days. I would highly recommend this lodge. Elizabeth takes great care of your needs. The chef is terrific. Our guide, Nate, was fantastic. I came to the lodge with little fly fishing experience. Everyone made me feel comfortable. Their instructions were great. They are passionate about fly fishing and ensuring... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

MVR is an awesome specialty lodge located in SW Montana. MVR caters to fly fishers who want a total immersion in fly fishing for trout in SW Montana. The lodge has excellent rooms, 5 star cuisine, complimentary wine and beer, snacks and a chef prepared 4 course meal in the evening in the dining room where you can share your... More 

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