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Address: Bozeman, MT

A good fishing river.

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Beautiful river

We have fished the Gallatin many times and it is a favourite. The water is clear and clean and the fish rise to the fly.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have fished the Gallatin many times and it is a favourite. The water is clear and clean and the fish rise to the fly.

Thank Susan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This river seems to meander forever but that gives you a lot of opportunities to see some beautiful scenery. There are many places to pull of the road and take pictures or just enjoy the scenery.

Thank TallTraveler2013
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Gallatin River is one of many scenic rivers in Montana and you can take this route to the West Yellowstone Park entrance. Yes, you will see fly fishermen and the light is impressionistic. We followed the river to Hebgen Lake and camped at a state campground, which was in bear country, and I mean Grizzly Bear.

Thank Roberta W
Concord, NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Drove down the road next to the Gallatin River on my way to the West Entrance to Yellowstone. Just beautiful area, and so glad I was able to enjoy it!

Thank Scooter P
Norwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The Gallatin River in Montana is what fly fishermen must think about all year ...planning vacations to get here, this place was beautiful. this is where Robert Redford filmed 'a river runs through it' and has a lot of history 120 miles long, one of 3 rivers along with Jefferson and Madison that run through Wyoming and Montana to converge... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

It's always nice to see a beautiful river, this one now has a lot of people taking others on rafting trips and fishing trips. Or you can do what people used to do, go by yourself.

Thank arazi1991
Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Clear water, great fishing and such beauty all around the area. A great place to spend time enjoying nature.

Thank Lynn P
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The Gallatin River is absolutely beautiful and worth seeing in Montana. Kayaking and fly fishing are popular but not crowded or lacking in good spots.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This river is both a great fishing area as well as good for whitewater adventures during spring run off. Lots of places for fishing access. Must exercise caution on the lower river when floating or kayaking as deadfall trees into the river create hazards.

Thank PAUL T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I have only fished it in the winter but have always caught fish and had a great time. Easy access to the river.

Thank Allen H

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