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Great fishing, don't expect much solitude

This review is for fishing and floating on the blue-ribbon section of the Missouri downstream of... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2013
Rick O
Helena, Montana
Maybe the best, and least known, trout fishery in Montana

We spent the day on the Missouri floating from Dearborn to Prewett Creek. A long day, but really... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2013
Whitefish, Montana
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

This review is for fishing and floating on the blue-ribbon section of the Missouri downstream of Holter dam. This is a world class fishery for large and energetic rainbow and brown trout. The flow is controlled by three dams upstream so the top two miles...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

We spent the day on the Missouri floating from Dearborn to Prewett Creek. A long day, but really great fishing! Big browns and rainbows. This section did not have any where near the number of boats as you will see in the section from Holter...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

Not just the MIssouri River, but all in MT. However boating the MIssouri and going through the "Gate of the Mountains" is a must do adventure. Tour guide Steve, is a great story teller and the education you will gain is worth the little $...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

If you are planning a fly fishing trip on the Missouri River and want an awesome experience with a local guide, request Russell Dobrzynski, a local fly fishing guide who works for several outfitters in Craig, Montana. Not only is Russell an avid outdoorsman, he's...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Lyn L
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Float trip with guide. Covered about 6 miles of water. Lots and lots of other drift boats, shore anglers and joy ride rafters. Caught a few average rainbows. Friendly, informative guide but fishing quality only average. Outdoor experience poor.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Didn't love this. Scenery was not that amazing, and the lengthy time spent retelling the story about the sad tragedy of the firefighters was really disheartening. We did get to see an osprey and an eagle so that was cool.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank nansears
Reviewed February 18, 2013

It depends on which part. If the Gates of the Mountains (Holter Lake) it is beautiful. If along the Interstate it's only ok.

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed September 3, 2012

You can almost picture yourself there with Lewis and Clark when they were going through the narrow canyon. The Missouri is now damned but that allows for the tour. The walls of the canyon arise from the water edge and you can see lots of...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Go for the panoramic views, go for the fishing, go for the history, or just go because you need one experience like this in each lifetime. Delightfully wild and rugged and yet wonderfully accessible at the same time.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

River tour is a fun activity. For only 14 bucks you get 2 hours on the river in a gorge (of sorts) looking for wildlife, learning some history.

Date of experience: June 2012
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