Guide Nick Acosta, Montana fly fishing lessons

Montana Fly Fishing Lessons

Instruction Details

Private Fly Fishing Lessons

  • Advanced booking is mandatory
  • Two anglers per instructor
  • Includes lunch, drinks and transportation
  • Single-Day Instruction: Gives you the foundation to get started or moves you on to the next level of your fly fishing expertise
  • Two-Day Instruction: Offers a more complete approach to refine your skills and learn more advanced fly fishing techniques
  • Third-Day Float Trip: Enjoy fishing from the perspective of a drift boat and put your new skills to the test on the Madison River

Free Fly Fishing 101

  • Advanced booking is recommended
  • Lessons are offered free of charge
  • Please give advanced notice of large parties
  • Lessons at The Tackle Shop begin at 10 a.m. and last 1.5 hours
  • Takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Orvis Endorsed guides will teach you the basics of fly casting, including basic fly selection and knot tying
  • If you are unable to attend one of the designated lessons, a private course for your group may be scheduled free of charge

Best Guides!

Kelly and Jim Bob were kind, patient, and gracious with our group of newbies. They provided clear guidance and instructions. We all left the experience wanting more. Thanks again to you both.

MikeS6672, Orvis.com

Meet Our World Class Guides

Exceptionally Professional!

I have never held a full rod in my hand before this trip. John and Nick helped me learn with simple, clear instruction and they made the trip so much fun. The Madison River is such a breathtaking place and these gents maximized our experience! I caught some beautiful trout my first time out Thanks so much guys!

DougPA77, Orvis.com

Meet Our World Class Guides

Madison River Fly Fishing

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

View Water

Ennis Lake Fly Fishing - Fishermen

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

View Water

Missoula Fly Fishing - Trout

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.

View Water

Missouri River Fly Fishing Montana

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

View Water

Beaverhead River Fly Fishing - Casting

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.

View Water

Big Hole River Fly Fishing Montana

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

View Water

Montana fly fishing lessons on float trip

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

View Water


Montana Way Property Management

Are you looking for a place to stay during your Ennis, Montana fly fishing adventure? Check out our favorite rentals below and let Montana Way take care of all your accommodation needs.

montana fly fishing

Madison Meadows Carriage House

montana fly fishing

Madison River House

View All Montana Vacation Rentals
Scroll to Top