Guided Fishing

Bighorn River Fly Fishing Guide Service

Knowledgable, friendly ready to make your day on the river an enjoyable one.

Hiring a guide is the best way to maximize your time fly fishing the Bighorn River. Consisting of some of the most courteous and hardworking guides in Montana, the Bighorn Angler guide staff is second to none. Each guide is a highly accomplished angler and fly fishing instructor whose only goal is to ensure you have the fly fishing trip of a lifetime! Our guide service is also the most flexible in Fort Smith, offering half day, full day and twilight guided fishing trips.


Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is here to assist you with every aspect of booking your trip to the Bighorn River. We can advise on lodging options, best times to come, transportation to and from Fort Smith, what to bring and anything else important to you when booking a trip. A few things to keep in mind: Booking early ensures there is lodging available during prime dates. Our lodge rooms fill up fast. Many of our guides are in high demand. If you want to fish with the same guide again, it is best to book them as early as possible. We do our best to accommodate guide requests, however our guides are booked on a first come, first served basis. Give us a call at the shop 406 – 666 – 2233 or drop us an email to plan your trip. RATES

Half Day – One or Two Anglers $425
Full Day – One Angler $475
Full Day – Two Anglers $520
Full Day – Three Anglers $650
Twilight Trip – One or Two Anglers (Afternoon/Evening Half Day trip) $425

All of our guided fly fishing trips are all inclusive; Each trip includes all of your flies, equipment such as rod/reel, waders/boots if needed, tippet/leaders and full day trips include lunch. DEPOSIT & CANCELLATION POLICY We will confirm your reservation upon receipt of a 50% deposit. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 30 days of your scheduled trip. If you cancel your trip outside of 30 days there will be a 10% processing fee to refund your deposit. VIEW OUR ALL INCLUSIVE GUIDED FLY FISHING PACKAGES

Frequently Asked Questions


    -Polarized Sunglasses -Rain Jacket -Fishing Hat -Camera -Waders & Boots or Sandals(waders & boots available for rent) -Four to Six Weight Rod & Reel(available for rent in our fly shop -Sunscreen or Clothing with sun protection -Montana Fishing License – Available online or at the shop when you arrive

    Our guided fly fishing trips are all inclusive and include all necessary flies, terminal tackle, equipment, lunch, water & soda, transportation to and from the river and of course expert instruction. Not included in the cost of a guide trip is your Montana fishing license and guide gratuities if applicable. We get asked quite often what is an appropriate tip? While any tip is greatly appreciated a standard tip is typically 15% – 20% of the cost of the guide trip.

    Yes, absolutely! The Bighorn Angler team of guides are all patient, knowledgeable instructors who enjoy introducing others to the sport of fly fishing. Spending a day on the water with a knowledgeable guide will dramatically reduce the learning curve associated with learning how to fly fish. We also have all of the fishing equipment you will need for a day on the water.

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