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Bozeman Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Decades of Bozeman Fly Fishing Experience

We have been guiding fly-fishers around Bozeman, and throughout Montana, for over 20 years. With hundreds of miles of wild trout fly-fishing on rivers such as the Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, Jefferson, and Missouri just a short drive from Bozeman, the variety of options near Bozeman are unlike anywhere else in the Rocky Mountain West. We welcome anglers of all skill levels on guided float trips across throughout Southwest Montana. View guide trip FAQs here.

Call our Bozeman fly shop at 1-877-790-5303 or click below to book your guided Montana fly-fishing experience online.

Fly-Fishing Day Trips

Full-day guided float trips offer the best fly-fishing experience on the waters around Bozeman for both the novice and experienced angler. The typical full day guided fly-fishing trip covers 8-12 miles of water on one of our local rivers including the Madison, Yellowstone, Jefferson, or Gallatin. With hundreds of miles of river to choose from each day, our professional fly-fishing guides look forward to sharing new waters with their guests on each day of their Bozeman based fly-fishing adventure.

  • Standard Full Day Trips Are 6-8 Hours in Duration
  • Standard Full Day Trip Price is $650 for 1-2 Anglers
  • Float Trips in Drift Boats or Rafts Designed for Fly-Fishing
  • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
  • All Experience Levels Welcome
  • Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, Missouri, and Jefferson rivers
  • Drive Time Is Typically 30-60 Minutes Each Way
  • Use of Rods, Reels, Waders, Boots and Tackle is Included (if needed)
  • Lunches and Drinks are included 
  • Fishing Licenses and Gratuities Are Not Included
  • Multiple Full-Day Bookings and Specialty Options Available to Anglers with Intermediate to Advanced Fly-Fishing Skills, Including Early Starts, Outfitter Bookings, Guided Fly-Fishing for Carp, and a “No Frills” Basic Trip Option for Anglers with Their Own Gear are offered as well.

Looking for a quick introduction to fly fishing or do you only have a few hours to get out on the water? A half-day float on the lower Madison is likely the perfect choice.

  • Half-Day Trips Are 3-4 Hours in Duration
  • Limited to Last Minute Availability June - September
  • Float Trips in Drift Boats or Rafts Designed for Fly-Fishing
  • 1-2 Anglers Maximum Per Guide/Boat
  • Half-Day Float Trips on The Lower Madison River Only
  • Ideal For Families with Small Children (6+ Years Old)
  • Fishing Licenses and Gratuities Are Not Included
  • Tackle and Drinks are Include
  • Advanced Reservations are Limited during the Summer Months
  • Summertime Half-Day Trips Start at 6:30 AM
  • Price is $600 for 1-2 Guest Max Per Boat
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Vacation Packages

If you are looking for a “one-stop” solution while organizing your Bozeman fly-fishing trip, be sure to check out our lodging packages. We work closely with a handful of local lodging establishments here in Bozeman to help simplify the planning process for many of our guests. With so many options around Bozeman these days, most of our guests book their lodging directly on their own these days – however, we do offer convenient options at locally trusted partners that we have been working with for many years.


Here are a examples for the 2022 Season


  • Bozeman Holiday Inn Express
    1. 3 Night / 2 Days Guided Fishing - $885 pp
    2. 4 Night / 3 Days Guided Fishing - $1275 pp
    3. 5 Night / 4 Days Guided Fishing - $1700 pp
  • Bozeman Element
    1. 3 Night / 2 Days Guided Fishing - $1100 pp
    2. 4 Night / 3 Days Guided Fishing - $1575 pp
    3. 5 Night / 4 Days Guided Fishing - $2030 pp
  • Bozeman RSVP Motel
    1. 3 Night / 2 Days Guided Fishing - $1125 pp
    2. 4 Night / 3 Days Guided Fishing - $1600 pp
    3. 5 Night / 4 Days Guided Fishing - $2125 pp


Lodging packages are available with a minimum 3 night stay and include lodging and guided fly-fishing in Bozeman for 1-2 anglers per room and guide. Groups of up to 10 guests are welcome, but advanced reservations are typically required to find availability during the peak season. All prices are per-person and based on double occupancy – single angler rates are 2X the per person rate, single room quotes are available upon request. Please email us to confirm availability or if you would like us to help customize any of our lodging packages to better fit your group’s needs.

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Rivers we Fish on /our Guide Trips

Our Bozeman Pro Guide Staff

The guide staff at Fins and Feathers is truly in a league all our own when it comes to fly-fishing guide services in Bozeman, Montana. Our guides are experienced anglers and instructors that prioritize having fun while sharing your day on the water. We don’t hire “part-time” guides or “overflow” guides on our trips, each trip is with one (or more) of our local professional fly-fishing guides. We are a small service that focuses on providing great angling experiences on the water of Southwest Montana with a core staff of exceptional Bozeman fly-fishing guides.

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Get Geared Up - Shop Online

With over 22 years’ experience in the fly-fishing industry, our fly shop has evolved with the times to include gear for the angler and fly tyer, no matter where they live or where their next adventure takes them. Whether you need a few custom patterns for your trip of a lifetime to Bolivia for Golden Dorado or just need a new spool of tippet – we have always had you covered in our Bozeman fly shop. You can also shop for everything we carry in the store and online exclusives with Fins and Feathers of Bozeman, online. Our thorough selection includes gear for everyone and everywhere, reach out to us or search our website help finding your next piece of essential fly-fishing gear. Enjoy free ground shipping on orders over $50 and free 2nd Day Air on orders over $1000 within the continental USA.

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