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Bighorn Trout Shop

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Address: Fort Smith, MT 59035
Phone Number: 406-666-2375

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Convenient, friendly, clean

A group of fishing buddies stayed in one of the houses in town. It's a modular home in a Ft. Smith neighborhood. ie. just the next house on the street. Kind of feels like you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Brighton, Colorado
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Brighton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A group of fishing buddies stayed in one of the houses in town. It's a modular home in a Ft. Smith neighborhood. ie. just the next house on the street. Kind of feels like you are a local. The place was very nice, clean and well stocked in the kitchen. Had a deck with a grill that was very nice... More 

Thank FishOnNon
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55 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before hitting the river, stop in for all the latest updates on the Little Bug Horn. Stock up on flys, snacks, drinks (non alcoholic), and fly fishing. You can rent drift boats or secure a guide here (suggest doing so well in advance). Well informed and competent staff and well equipped fly shop. A must do stop if you plan... More 

Thank VAD859
Berwyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Big Horn Trout Shop offers very nice accommodations, nothing too fancy, but clean and quiet. Their set-up is very efficient with the dining room close to the cabin rooms. The guides are great. Our guide for our float was Dante Bonanini, and he was excellent knowing exactly how subtle the trout strikes really are. The dining menus are limited... More 

Thank Carol H
Severn, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

You have a fairly large assortment of choices for fly shops in the Ft Smith area around the Big Horn. I have found that for my needs the Bighorn Trout Shop is the best. They have a knowledgeable staff, a great selection and some great advice for those fishing the area. They have a good selection of guides, the fly... More 

Thank Billibong64
Ohio City, Ohio
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The fishing here is awesome. My son and I went out with Shawn McClure guide #23838 I would highly recommend requesting this awesome guy! He has a lot of passion and knows how to put you on the fish. Support this military veteran and request him for your next fishing trip. He truly cares about your experience and knows the... More 

2 Thank freddifish_13
Ennis, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Been staying at the BHTS for a few days most every year for the last 20 years. Best accommodations in Fort Smith. Very good food, nice facility, fully equipped fly shop with every imaginable item a fly fisher might need, comfortable rooms and right on the main street through Ft Smith so you can't miss it. Large restaurant style dining... More 

Thank MtBoone
Nashville, Tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed four nights at the Bighorn Trout Shop. Our room was large, clean and comfortable. We had satellite TV and free WiFi. We ate at the Trout Shop one night and had a good meal. The best part of our visit was the friendliness os the staff. We hired a guide and floated the top thirteen miles of the... More 

2 Thank Nashville1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Have been here two times in 2010 and 2011 , both in July. Excellent rooms that are comfortable and easy access to trout fishing. Food was home made and very good. Fishing guides are the best you will find in the area. Caught several fish each day. They know the river like the back of their hand. You won't be... More 

Thank David H
Paris, France
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We can't say enough about the Bighorn Trout Shop. The care and attention to detail of this fishing outpost are beyond expectations. The rooms are comfortably furnished and quite large. The food here is exceptional, don't make the same mistake we made in bringing our own. I was just told by the manager the average guide has been with them... More 

Thank Libertine_1433
Livingston, Montana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Stayed at the bighorn trout shop after staying a night at the shop next door. The rooms were clean and the shop staff was very helpful. I will plan my entire trip with the trout shop this coming season. The river fished very well also.

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