GUIDED MONTANA FLY FISHING

The Tackle Shop Fly Shop and Fishing Guides in Ennis, Montana

Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Full-Day and Half-Day Float Trips

Enjoy a full-day or half-day fly fishing the best waters Montana has to offer. Our float trips are all-inclusive and cover flies, rods, reels, waders and boots. Leave all your worries behind and let us give you an unforgettable fishing adventure.

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Walk/Wade Trips

If you are looking to dip your toes in the water, our walk and wade trips are the way to go. Our walk and wade trips are all-inclusive, so anglers can savor a slower-paced fishing experience while our guides cater to your individual needs.

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Multi-Day Fly Fishing Packages

Our fly fishing packages include the best of both worlds with float and wade fishing expeditions. The all-inclusive packages cover gear, lodging and some meals. Our guides know the best fishing techniques to put you on the fish.

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Great fly fishing guides

A friend suggested the Tackle Shop for a guide and we were really pleased. Booking it was a breeze, and we bought our fishing license at the shop which made the whole thing very easy. The shop has a nice selection and is a lot nicer than some of the tackle shops I’ve seen. John was our guide and he was excellent. I’m a bit of a novice but my hubby is pretty good. John was able to easily adapt to help both us immensely. I highly recommend it.

Fly Fishing Reports

Check out the most up-to-date fly fishing reports for the Madison River and Ennis Lake. Reports include information on current conditions, flow data from the U.S. Geological Survey, and effective patterns for dry flies, nymphs and streamers.

Our Fly Shop

The Tackle Shop has been a landmark in Ennis, Montana, for more than 84 years. The shop continues its rich tradition of serving Madison River fly fishermen and has made shopping easier with the addition of the online store. Visit our online store to see our latest products and offerings.

The Madison River is the most famous fly fishing river in the west and remains the gold standard by which all other western rivers are judged

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Ennis Lake stretches across the Madison River Valley and covers nearly 2,000 surface acres.

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The Missoula area is a true gem in the fly fishing world with more than 400 miles of floatable water within an hour-and-half drive of town.

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The Missouri River below Holter Dam has been called the world’s largest spring creek and is the most famous section of the Missouri.

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Below Clark Canyon Dam, the Beaverhead River becomes a tailwater river and holds the largest concentration of large brown trout per mile than anywhere in Montana.

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The Big Hole River is a large freestone river that rises from the small streams and springs in the Upper Big Hole Valley.

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The Jefferson River is the largest of the three forks of the Missouri River with the mouth located near Twin Bridges.

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