– just the name evokes images of snow-covered mountain ranges, open
land as far as the eye can see, and crystal clear rivers and streams
boasting some of the best trout fishing in the world. Here, in "The
Last Best Place," life is still lived at a slower pace. The endless
landscape is filled with proud people who hold fast to the
traditions of their ancestors, drawing their living, and their life,
from the land. Cowboys still herd cattle on vast ranches and farmers
plow lands generations deep in their families.
A WORLD-CLASS FISHERY
Books have been written about it, movies have been made about it, magazines present stories and pictures about it, and it draws thousands to the northwest – trout fishing in Montana is as good as it gets. From browns, rainbows and cut throats in rivers and streams to brookies in high-elevation creeks and lakes, trout fishing in Montana stands up to any fishery in the world.
In such storied rivers as the Madison, Gallatin, Big Hole, Yellowstone, Beaverhead and others, along with countless streams and creeks, Montana is the place that offers something for everyone, from the novice angler anxious to learn in some of the best trout water in America, to the seasoned angler answering the call to hone his craft in the rivers where legends are born.
Capt. Marty is among guides available through Beartooth Flyfishing in Cameron, Montana. For information on guided trips with any of the professional guides at Beartooth, call (406) 682-7525; trips must be booked through the fly shop.
For information on Beartooth Flyfishing and Lodge, visit www.beartoothflyfishing.com.
Fly rods and reels are available for use by clients. For those wishing to provide their own gear, 5- and 6-weight rods are recommended.
Fishing licenses are required for clients, and can be purchased from any fly shop or numerous other retailers.
Nearest to Cameron is world-famous Ennis, Montana. Established during the gold rush in 1863 in the Madison Valley, the town retains the charm of the Old West, boasts some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, and is filled with and surrounded by the breath-taking natural beauty that draws so many to the region.
Along with sights and activities in the town,
Ennis is also located near other tourist destinations. Twelve
miles to the west is Virginia City, also founded in 1863, which
contains nearly all of its original buildings and is considered
one of the most complete Old West towns still in existence.
Yellowstone National Park is a modest and beautiful drive to the