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Notes From Downstream

A Montana Fly Fishing Blog

2021 Montana Fly Fishing Season Kick-Off
2021 Montana Fly Fishing Season Kick-Off

Happy new year to all of our anglers! The Montana Angling Company and all of our Montana fly fishing guides are looking forward to a great 2021 Montana fly fishing season, full of great days on the rivers and streams of Montana. Bookings for 2021 Montana fly fishing trips are coming in daily and we are expecting another banner year. After a tough 2020 we are ready to roll with any of the punches that 2021 might bring, and excited to host all of our anglers again and share with them, the best fly fishing trips in Montana.

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2020 Montana Fly Fishing Season in Review
2020 Montana Fly Fishing Season in Review

We were beyond fortunate to be able to work, stay healthy, and spend so many great days on the water with anglers this year. The appreciation our Montana fly fishing guides have cannot be understated, as well as our thoughts and care for those that were not able to make it in 2020. We are looking forward to being back on the water with everyone, in good health, and safely, in 2021.

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Now Booking 2021 Montana Fly Fishing Trips
Now Booking 2021 Montana Fly Fishing Trips

2021 bookings for Montana fly fishing trips with our Montana fly fishing guides are coming in daily, and we couldn’t be more excited to get back on the water with anglers next year. While we do still have some Winter Special Fly Fishing Trips on the books for December, 2020 is just about in the books.

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Montana is Open for Travel 6/1/2020
Montana is Open for Travel 6/1/2020

We are excited to announce that Montana will be open for travel effective 6/1/20. As per Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s recent COVID-19 update and announcement, the existing 14-day self quarantine requirement for out of state travelers will be lifted on the 1st of June. We are looking forward to being back on the water with anglers safely and responsible for the 2020 Montana fly fishing season!

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Open for Business and Local Trip Specials 4/27/20-5/24/20
Open for Business and Local Trip Specials 4/27/20-5/24/20

We are excited to announce we will be open for business again effective 4/27/20 as allowed for in the Montana state “Re-opening of the Big Sky” phase 1 plan. We will be offering guided fly fishing trips in accordance with the mandated social distancing guidelines, best sanitation practices, and pre-trip screening requirements.

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3/28/2020 Shelter in Place and Guide Trip Update
3/28/2020 Shelter in Place and Guide Trip Update

As of 12:01AM on 3/28/2020 Montana has been issued a directive to shelter in place and a closure of all non-essential business. In accordance with this directive all guided fly fishing trips with the Montana Angling Company will be on hold until 4/10/2020 when the directive expires. We have already reached out to all anglers with trips booked through the end of April so this will not affect any bookings, as alternate arrangements have already been made. If the directive is extended, we will cross that bridge when we get there.

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Welcome to Our New Website!
Welcome to Our New Website!

We are always hard at work to improve our guided Montana fly fishing trips and custom outfitting. Our new website is a reflection of our commitment to providing anglers with the best customer service from the start through the end of our trips. We would invite you to explore our new website and learn about our exciting new offerings for anglers. Visitors familiar with our old site will be happy to see improved organization, expanded trip offerings, and new information about our services. We are interested in any feedback you have. Contact us and let us know what you think!

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Fly Fishing with the Montana Angling Company
Fly Fishing with the Montana Angling Company

Fly fishing in Montana is what we live for. Our outfitter and Montana fly fishing guides have made it their job to give our anglers the best guided fly fishing experience in the Big Sky State. From our home base in Bozeman, MT, anglers are able to enjoy blue ribbon fly fishing on famous waters like the Yellowstone River, Missouri River, Madison River, Gallatin River, the Paradise Valley Spring Creeks, Yellowstone National Park, and many other waters more off the beaten path.

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Day Trips

We offer full-day and half-day trips, as well as float and wade fishing options, that cater to seasoned and beginner anglers alike. Book your fly fishing trip with our professional guides.

Custom Trips

Our custom Montana fly fishing trips are the best way to start or build on your Montana fly fishing journey. Enjoy unique trip offerings and Montana’s best rivers with our Montana fly fishing guides.

Winter and Spring Specials

Take advantage of special rates on your spring and winter fly fishing trips in Montana. Enjoy the same great fly fishing, world-class rivers, and professional guides all year long.

All Guided Trips

Enjoy custom fly fishing outfitting and expert guiding across Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Learn more about all of our guided Montana fly fishing trips.

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