So you've heard of Montana's famous rivers and streams, but did you know we also have some of the most prolific lake fishing right out of our backdoor here in Southwest Montana? Whether it's hiking into an alpine lake somewhere in the middle of paradise, or fishing gulpers on Hebgen, or just poking a few grayling on Hyalite, we've got you covered. Lakes around our area offer fishing for large trout in pristine settings with relatively little fishing pressure. We float some lakes in drift boats, others require hike in and float tubes and are open for a short season, but all offer a much different experience than floating or wading a river. These aren't your privately held, pellet fed stocked trophy ponds, these are wild Montana lakes and reservoirs that hold populations of wild trout and feature sometimes prolific bug hatches. With the most experienced lake staff in Montana we can outfit you for your first lake fishing trip or take the seasoned veteran to some lakes they may never have fished before. All the necessary equipment (float tube, fins, etc.) is included in the cost of your trip.
Full Day Lake Trip Options
Full Day Lake Trips available on Hyalite, Hebgen, Quake, Cliff, Wade, Canyon Ferry, Ennis, Harrison, and many other lakes on request.
Reservation and Cancellation Policy
Payment: Guided trips can be paid for with cash or card (AMEX included). A trip deposit of $100 can be left in shop or over the phone to hold your reservation at the time of booking. Private water rod fees, licensing, guide gratuity, and fly shop purchases will be added to your final invoice.
Cancellation Policy: Montana Troutfitters is not responsible for inclement weather, airline issues, water conditions, or car rentals. Guide trips can be cancelled 30 or more days prior to your trip for a full refund of your deposit. Within 30 days, your deposit is nonrefundable. Cancellations received within 24 hours or your scheduled trip or no shows will be charged the full the price of the trip. No Exceptions.
Weather Issues: Here at Troutfitters we fish rain, snow, or shine. Pack accordingly. Rain coats, sun screen, and an extra warm layer are strongly encouraged.
One or Two Anglers: $600
Three Anglers if one anger is under the age of 12: $750
Full Day Lake Trips Include:
Transportation to and from Montana Troutfitters and your fishing destination, rentals, lunch and beverages, flies and terminal tackle, full day of guided services for one or two anglers. It does not include a valid Montana fishing license or gratuity for your guide. Licenses can be purchased online ahead of time or here at the shop on the morning of your trip.
This trip has lots of options. Give the shop a call at 1.800.646.7847 to find out whats available and to book your trip with Montana Troutfitters.
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