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Wild Trout Outfitters

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Big Sky Montana's Best Fly Shop and guide service with over 40 years of local knowledge and experience you can trust, choose Wild Trout Outfitters for your next fly fishing adventure. Guide trips on the Gallatin, Madison, Yellowstone, Missouri...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DONT WALK...RUN and spend a day with the guys at Wild Trout outfitters. JD made all the arrangements when I called from NYC and was incredibly patient with my questions. He hooked me up with Ian who was a fantastic guide. He knows the Gallatin...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Darosy1
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Dave Thank you for choosing Wild Trout Outfitters. And thank you for the review. Ian is definitely one of the best in the industry. A great guy that's fun to be around. Hope to see again in Montana. J.D.

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

JD and his crew are not only top notch fly fishing guides, they also understand the importance of customer service in their business. JD knows the trout Waters around Big Sky better than anybody, and put me on a ton of great fish. I would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Troy for your review. What a great day we had on the Madison. I would jump at the opportunity to do it all over again. Fun stuff ! Hope to see you back on the river again someday. Take care, and fish on....More

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

From the minute, I booked JD at Wild Trout Outfitters, I was laughing and excited about my trip. Not only did he know his stuff, he patiently re-taught me everything I had forgotten. Soon I was on my way to catching way more fish than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. After a little polish you were on your way. Fly fishing in the winter is definitely a little bit harder than during the warmer months. You and your wife did great. Not everybody can handle the cold as well as...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a trip to Montana as our first get away since starting our family. In Big Sky for a week, we wanted a little adventure. All the reviews we read pointed to Wild Trout Outfitters. We called, talked to JD, then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Noelle N
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Noelle Nick Lawton is a fishing machine. He understands that guiding is more than just catching fish. It's the all round experience. He is a very important part of our staff of guides here at Wild Trout Outfitters. Thank you...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go on a last minute fly fishing trip while on a quick road trip to Montana. We called the WTO on a whim at 9:30 pm after randomly talking to two separate groups of guys who had fished with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natalie V
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Natalie. I'm glad you decided to give us a late night call. Sometimes things just have a way of working themselves out. You wanted to fish and Luke was available. A perfect combination. Hopefully it's something you and your husband...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Guide Dave Williamson showed me a great experience mid September, wade fishing the upper Madison, lower Madison and Gallatin Rivers. He really put me into some good spots and we ended the day with 35 fish in the net, and the grand slam--rainbow, brown, cutthroat,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sean, thank you for your review. Lots of people come close to a grand slam but only a few manage to achieve it. Nice work. And you're right Dave is the best of the best. A day with Dave (one on one), is hard to...More

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are novice fly fishing enthusiasts, while vacationing in Big Sky area we desired a float trip on one of the rivers. We hooked up with JD and the gang at Wild Trout Outfitters. Great day and experience on the Madison River....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. A day on the Madison is always a treat. A float trip on the Madison with a knowledgeable guide even better. If that guide is Dave Williamson, you're gonna have a great day. Thank you for your kind words, and...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

My buddy and I came to big sky for our first ever fly fishing float trip and my first fly fishing guided excursion! We hooked up with nick one of the guides at wild trout outfitters and he hooked us up on the fish. From...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank judouglas456
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. September is beautiful in Montana especially on the Madison River. And you're right Nick is fishy. He's like the Energizer rabbit fishing guide. No quit in this guy. Thank you for choosing Wild Trout Outfitters. Please come back if opportunity...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

JD who owns the place is straight forward and you get what you expect and much more. This was my first guided drift boat trip and JD set me up with 3 diffent guides for three days running on the Madison river. Each guide was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wendy H
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Wendy. Three days of floating with a knowledgeable guide in Montana is some sort of fun. With Sam, Nick and Dave as your guides it's going to be really fun. All three of these guys are true flyfishing professionals. Please...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband and I recently did three days with Wild Trout Outfitters and it was the highlight of our trip. He has some experience but I was a complete beginner so JD at the shop suggested we do a half day walk/wade (with Nick), full...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie Y
JD B, Owner at Wild Trout Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hello Stephanie Thank you for your review and for choosing Wild Trout Outfitters. Glad you enjoyed all the fishing trips you took with Wild Trout Outfitters. Nick, Joe and Tom are all part of the A team. They all enjoy their profession and are very...More

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lindastrickland195
June 27, 2018|
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Response from JD B | Property representative |
We are flyfishing guide service located in Big Sky Montana. We offer both half-day and full day walk wade's on the Gallatin River. Float trips on the Madison, Yellowstone and Missouri River's. And we fish all of Yellowstone... More
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dmckeachnie
June 25, 2018|
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We have booked twice, both times were more than five months out, just wanted to make sure that we could get the day that we needed. They do a great job of keeping to the schedule. Great communication with booking.
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