Fly Fishing in Montana


Whether you’re looking to cast your line in the legendary Yellowstone River, the crystal-clear waters of Glacier National Park, or any of Montana’s breathtaking state parks, Hatch Adventures ensures an effortless and unforgettable experience. Enjoy a thrilling adventure that allows you to explore Montana’s diverse and pristine fishing spots with ease. Embark on your ultimate fly fishing journey in the heart of the American West, where scenic beauty and world-class fishing await at every turn.

Discover the Wonders of Fly Fishing in Yellowstone National Park

For fly fishing enthusiasts, Hatch Adventures offers premier access to Yellowstone’s top fishing spots, including the renowned Yellowstone River and Madison River. Whether you’re an experienced angler or a beginner, explore diverse and pristine fishing locations with ease. When you rent one of our adventure vehicles, you can easily get around to access these prime fishing areas. Hatch Adventures also offers Raft Rentals, making your trip even more seamless.

Explore with Confidence and Convenience

Whether you’re visiting Yellowstone’s vast expanse, with its geothermal features, wildlife, and majestic scenery, or any of Montana’s other rivers, lakes, and streams, your trip calls for a reliable and capable vehicle. Our vehicles provide the durability to handle paved and named gravel roads throughout the park. The added convenience of the Go Fast Camper offers a seamless transition from day exploring to night relaxing, all while surrounded by nature.

Hassle-Free Pick-Up and Drop-Off

For fly fishing enthusiasts, Hatch Adventures offers convenient access to Montana’s premier fishing spots, including the Yellowstone, Madison, and Gallatin rivers. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, Hatch Adventures ensures a convenient and unforgettable fly fishing experience in Montana. Plus, with convenient Bozeman airport pickup and drop-off, your adventure begins seamlessly and hassle-free.

Make The Most Out Of Your Trip With Real-Time Fishing Reports

At the northern entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Montana, there has been a local fly shop for over 70 years. Parks’ Fly Shop is a great place to stop on your way into Yellowstone for fly fishing gear and to find out about current conditions. Parks’ Fly Shop also provided real-time fishing reports for the local rivers, lakes, and streams that keep you informed with the latest conditions and expert advice to ensure a rewarding fly fishing adventure.

Find The Best Fly Fishing Spots in Montana with Hatch Adventures

Hatch Adventures’ unique adventure vehicle setups are perfect for an extraordinary and unforgettable fly fishing trip. Plan your trip to Bozeman, conveniently pickup one of our vehicles at our office or the Bozeman Airport, and take off on the adventure of a lifetime. Whether you’re going to the Gallatin River, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, or anywhere else in our beautiful state, you’ll be equipped to get around in our luxury 4WD vehicles. Many of our vehicles are equipped with Go Fast Campers, allowing you to camp out anywhere and have an overlanding adventure of a lifetime. Explore Montana the right way, with Hatch Adventures.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll need a fly rod, reel, line, and a selection of flies. If you prefer to rent equipment, we would highly recommend a guided fly fishing experience with Parks Fly Shop.

Yes, a fishing license is required. You will need a valid Yellowstone National Park fishing permit. Montana or Wyoming state fishing licenses are not valid and are not required. Click here for more information from the National Parks Service.

The prime season for fly fishing in Yellowstone is from late spring to early fall. Each season offers unique fishing opportunities, so it’s best to consult with a guide for the optimal times and locations.

Absolutely! Expert guides cater to all skill levels, providing instruction and support to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience for beginners and seasoned anglers alike. There are many fly fishing guides and outfitters, and they are prepared to teach beginner fly fishers.

Yellowstone is home to a variety of fish species, including trout (rainbow, brown, and cutthroat), as well as grayling and whitefish.

Dress in layers to accommodate changing weather conditions. Waterproof waders and boots are recommended, and don’t forget a hat and polarized sunglasses to protect your eyes and enhance visibility in the water.