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FishTales Outfitting is Southwestern Montana's premier fly fishing outfitter and guide service with over 20 years of experience. We offer private, guided fly fishing day trips on Montana's finest rivers. Our home waters include the Madison River...more
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5 Wilson Ln, Sheridan, MT 59749-9695
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

A colleague and I spent a fantastic day with Mike Stack of FishTales Outfitting on the Big Hole River the last weekend in October. Mike was extremely knowledge, friendly, personable, and most important helped us catch some large rainbow trout and some other fish. He...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful fall day and we caught several nice fish and I missed a few fish. Mike knows his stuff! We even encountered a moose family. If you are looking for a great trip call Mike you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tamleemorgan
Reviewed September 11, 2017

What can I say, Mike is amazing. We fished for 4 days interspersed over a week. Every day was an adventure, with so many large Browns and Rainbows that I stopped counting. My son was new to fly fishing and after one day under Mike’s...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank klgitter
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My son recently turned 18, and we celebrated with a father-son trip to Montana. We fished three days with Mike. The first day, we fished dry flies on the Madison. The second day we fished private water which included an afternoon of wading the Beaverhead....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Julia R
MichaelStack, Owner at FishTales Outfitting, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Hi Chuck, I really enjoyed fishing with you and William. He's a fine young man and you've got a lot to be proud of...and I know you are.Thank you for the BEST review ever! You hit on nuances few have and and it's appreciated. I'll...More

Reviewed August 4, 2017

Mike guided my wife and I on the Upper Madison and it was epic. Mike is a very fishy, hard-working guide. Somehow he found complete solitude on the Madison during prime season, and the fishing was stupid good. We caught several large browns, poked and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Benjamin H
MichaelStack, Owner at FishTales Outfitting, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thanks for the screaming review Ben! It was my pleasure and I hope we can do it again sometime!

Reviewed August 3, 2017

My husband and I had our best day of fishing ever with Mike on the Madison (and we fish a lot). We caught tons of big healthy browns, and had an absolute blast doing it. Mike knows this river like the back of his hand,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jami W
Reviewed July 26, 2017

After two days on the Beaverhead and Madison we were worn out landing Brown and 'Bow hogs from boat and water. Mike deftly guided us to the fish and provided the fishing trip of the year for me son and me.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeff L
MichaelStack, Owner at FishTales Outfitting, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Hi Jeff, We pride ourselves on leaving folks with sore arms and big smiles! Thanks for the compliments and raving review. Looking forward to fishing again!

Reviewed July 22, 2017

My son has very little experience throwing fly line and Mike had him coming tight great Madison River Trout within a 1/2 hour. I asked Mike to spend time with my 19 year old showing him the correct way to cast and fish (so he...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank travisswinson
MichaelStack, Owner at FishTales Outfitting, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thanks a bunch for the great review Travis. It was my pleasure to take you and your Dad on the Beaverhead and Madison Rivers. I hope we get the chance to do it again!

Reviewed April 12, 2017

This was my first guided fishing trip, my first time in a drift boat, my first time to Montana, and my first brown trout. The experience was epic. These are memories that will last a lifetime. Mike and the other guides were amazing. I can't...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Let's just get two things out of the way. Numbers and Big Browns. Our boat landed 30+ good size rainbows/browns during the day and I missed a shot at the fish of my life. The incredible thing about Mike is that he flys by seemingly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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