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Address: 202 Second Street South, Gardiner, MT 59030
Phone Number: 406 848 7314
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Parks' Fly Shop is a full-service fly shop and fly fishing outfitter that...

Parks' Fly Shop is a full-service fly shop and fly fishing outfitter that has been serving southwest Montana, the Yellowstone River, and Yellowstone National Park since 1953, under continuous Parks family ownership. We are a small "old-fashioned" shop focusing on our region-specific guide service, a large selection of area-specific fly patterns (around 45% designed and/or produced locally), and outfitting anglers for the Yellowstone region. In addition to our fly tackle, we stock conventional fishing gear, bear spray, binoculars and spotting scopes, apparel, and various other odds and ends. You may also be interested in the Gardiner Guesthouse, our affilated B&B, owned by Richard and Nancy Parks.Please check the How-To section of our website or contact us for plenty of free information on fishing the Yellowstone area that will help make your trip a success, whether you're fishing on your own for an afternoon or with our guides for a week.

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Beginner Fly Fishing Adventure

While traveling to Yellowstone for a family vacation I wanted to check fly fishing off my bucket list. Neither me or my 17 and 12 year old boys had been fly fishing before. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling to Yellowstone for a family vacation I wanted to check fly fishing off my bucket list. Neither me or my 17 and 12 year old boys had been fly fishing before. Our guide, Ben, made sure we got to a stream that guaranteed fish. He was great in working with all of us on technique. In particular he... More 

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Ada, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was un-sure, at first, about signing up to do an all day fly fishing trip on the Yellowstone river. The trip in June 2016 was a WONDERFUL experience & totally worth the $$. Not only was my guide Ben professional, but was an awesome teacher in showing me things I did not know about dry fly fishing. I've fly... More 

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North Branford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location, lots of fishing equipment, ready made or custom flies, guided expeditions available, and they are open 7 days a week.

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Fareham, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Really helpful and knowledgable. Richards Parks has lived here for years and what he doesn't know you can write on the back of a postage stamp.

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Thank T1Bev
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Bart and Richard are extremely knowledgeable, receptive, helpful. They gave solid recommendations on where to go to catch trout -- and they were 100% correct. They were patient with first time fly fishermen in the region -- spent a great deal of time with us. Gave very helpful advice. Well stocked store with both retail and rentable equipment for both... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Yellowstone National Park for the last six years and Parks Fly Shop Gardiner has always provided me with great advice ,great guides and the best local flies available. They can tailor your adventures to the most skilled flyfishing person to a novice. Their local knowledge of where to go and what fly to use is unsurpassed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We had a good day of fishing on the Yellowstone River. Our guide worked hard all day to get us into fish. However with bright sun and low river flows it was a challenging day.

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I've been hiking and fly fishing in Yellowstone Park for 20 years and I've always found Park's to be the best local shop for both supplies and guides. In my early days in the park, before I could afford a guided trip, I always stopped at Park's Fly Shop for flies and advice. Richard, who is the owner, wrote a... More 

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Borden, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I've enjoyed fishing with Wilson on "Walk & Wade" trips at least once a year for 5+ years, and have to say that in addition to being one of the most knowledgeable guides I've fished with over the years, he is one of the best men I have every had the pleasure to meet, and am honored to call him... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

I went out on a half day with Wilson. Was new to fly fishing, and in a short period of time was able to get a hang of the sport and catch about 20 fish. Wilson explained and demonstrated how easy fly fishing really can be. The shop is full of great guys and gear. Definitely will be doing another... More 

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