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Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge - Yellowstone

Fun Facts

Family Rating: Lots of Fun Activities, Great Couples Trip
Lodge Rating: Rustic Luxury
Lodge Capacity: 29
Season: June to September
Age Appropriate: 12 years and older
Location: A little over an hour from Bozeman
Nearest Airport: Bozeman
Holiday Options: Summer
Activities: Clay Shooting, Firepit, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Horseback riding, Massages, Sightseeing, White Water Rafting, Yellowstone Park
Species: Brook Trout, Brown Trout, cutthroats, Rainbow Trout

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Our First-Hand Experience

After several trips here on three different dates, we can say with certainty that this family owned and operated lodge is as honest as they come.  They do the right thing!  On our first trip, we took advantage of fishing not only in the mountain lake behind the lodge that is full of big healthy rainbows and Browns but also of the rivers in Yellowstone.

We had picnic lunches on the river, wade fished, and toured around Yellowstone. Our guide was a wealth of knowledge and a great teacher to brush up our skills.  One afternoon we opted to ride horses with Mike who runs the equestrian program.  Our ride was not for beginners and included amazing vistas from around the ranch.

Evenings by the big fire in the main room and dinners overlooking the mountain lake with chef prepared delicious meals.  There is so much for older children here that it makes a perfect family location.

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Montana Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge – Yellowstone

Fantastic Montana fly fishing in the Yellowstone Park and surrounding rivers at this Montana luxury fly fishing lodge. The avid fly-fisherman will appreciate this luxury fishing lodge and the experienced guides who know every honey-hole in the park and outside the park. Few lodges enjoy access to the waters in Yellowstone Park and surrounding rivers.

luxury fly fishing lodge

Luxury Fly fishing lodge

The lodge offers fly fishing trips on the Yellowstone River, the many waters of Yellowstone National Park, the world famous Spring Creeks, small creek fishing on Tom Miner Creek, and horseback trips to Ram’s Horn Lake. Besides these well-known fishing spots, there are dozens of other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area

They also have a fabulous mountain lake that the lodge sits on with tremendous trout right outside your door! Located just on the north border of Yellowstone National Park in Montana, this family owned since 1986 rustic luxury lodge offers big game hunting and blue ribbon fishing. Stunning views, horseback riding, hiking, white water river rafting and Yellowstone tours just moments from the lodge compliment your hunting or fishing vacation.

An all around fantastic destination for a family with older children or corporate outing. There is something to please everyone in the group. The fishing offers a stunning amount of variety and the lodge is one of the few with privileges on the famed Yellowstone Rivers.

Accommodations & Meals

Located on the shores of Merrill Lake and surrounded by majestic mountains, the lodge consists of four buildings, all with their own character and charm. The main lodge is a stunning log building with six guest rooms. It also contains complete dining facilities and a bar perfect for resting after a great day of fishing or simply enjoying the serene environment only Montana can provide. Three additional guest rooms are in the nearby Tom Miner Lodge with views of the lake and the meandering Yellowstone River. Angler’s Arms has two rooms on the lake and two overlooking Paradise Valley. And they recently completed six rooms with their own great room overlooking the horse pastures and the Yellowstone River.

The guest rooms are all single or double occupancy, with one or two queen beds in each room, and a private bath. They have a total of 29 queen beds with some rooms having two beds and some having one bed.  Although most folks spend little time in their rooms, you will find the rooms ideal to take a nap after a hard day on the river or to read that novel that you never have time for.

Without a doubt, the beds at this lodge are an unexpected pleasure.  Enjoy log beds with Sealy mattresses, high thread count sheets, Pendleton blankets, down comforters and custom tile bathrooms in every room.

Dining:

Chefs from around the country will be preparing client favorites, such as steak cookout night and the French influenced gourmet cuisine. The walleye is something you will have to experience to believe. Entrees are accompanied by soup, salad, and a special dessert. Appetizers precede the main meal in the bar area.  Meals are served on McKenzie Childs Dishes!

Fishing

Variety!  Few places in Montana offer the variety of fishing found near this lodge.  Their private 90 acre lake full of trophy brown trout and rainbow trout is the private playground of all their guests. In addition, explore the numerous other fishing destinations within a short drive of the lodge. T

he lodge offers fly fishing trips on the Yellowstone River, the many waters of Yellowstone National Park, the world famous Spring Creeks, small creek fishing on Tom Miner Creek, and horseback trips to Ram’s Horn Lake. Besides these well-known fishing spots, there are dozens of other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area.

The guides at the lodge have years of guiding and fishing experience that are invaluable for any fly fishing trip. The men and women that will take you fishing know the intricacies of all the waters in the area and the unique history of the region. Guides can assist novice anglers as well as seasoned veterans. Their courteous manner, knowledge, and fun-filled attitudes will put you at ease and provide the best environment for a great fishing trip.

Enjoy fishing the Yellowstone Rivers, Merrell Lake, Tom Miner Creek, and Spring Creeks.  The Yellowstone rivers are wade fishing only.

Activities

Horseback Riding:

Because this a working cattle ranch, they have a good string of horses. Guests are encouraged to go horseback riding whenever they like. They do trail rides, free riding that gives you a chance to run your horse a bit, and you can help them move cattle. They have over 20 square miles and endless Forest Service land, and it is beautiful country.  This is not a trail ride on an old trail horse.  You need to have some degree of ability for these rides. MINIMUM AGE: 12

Guided guests can ride at no extra charge. Take a break from fishing for a day, or just half a day, and get out there and ride.  Non-guided guests will have to pay a small fee to keep the wrangler in good boots.

Other Acitivities:

There are hiking trails all over the ranch, and the guides are always happy to get out and stretch their legs with you and show you around. Wildlife is abundant, with elk, deer, birds of all shapes and sizes, bears(small ones, we swear!), and much more.

Yellowstone National Park is just down the road, and can be several days worth of sightseeing. They can arrange all types of trips into the Park.

White water rafting is nearby on the Yellowstone River. And the towns around have great shops and historical sites for you to see.

There are some golf courses in Bozeman that are nice, and you can hit the ball a ton at this elevation! They also shoot trap on the ranch all summer.

Please contact us for more information on additional activities. These extras can be the difference between a great trip and one that is truly special.

Clay shooting is available on the property throughout the fishing season

Wingshooting for pheasant and/or huns is available September 1-30

Massages are available as well

Changing Generations

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR FAMILY OR COUPLE ON THIS TRIP:  IT’S SIMPLE

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could add more meaning and improve your relationships on every vacation with your family or spouse? Below are two easy steps to becoming intentional as you travel:

TWO EASY STEPS:
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Rates

2020 Prices:  Call for Updated Pricing

Guided Fishing Packages:

3 Nights / 2 guided days: $1900 per person
4 Nights / 3 guided days: $2550 per person
5 Nights / 4 guided days: $3200 per person
6 Nights / 5 guided days: $3800 per person
7 Nights / 6 guided days: $4400 per person

Non-Guided Fishing Packages:

3 Nights: $1350 per person
4 Nights: $1800 per person
5 Nights: $2250 per person
6 Nights: $2700 per person
7 Nights: $3150 per person

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Trip Insurance & Cancellation Info

Trip insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment on this trip. We will assist you with trip insurance upon booking. See links at the bottom of this page for the two providers we suggest for our clients.

Family Expeditions, LLC confirmation and refund policy:

If your trip is more than 90 days out from date of departure, a 50% non-refundable deposit confirms your reservation and must be received within 10 days of booking to confirm your dates. All trips must be paid in full at least 90 days prior to the departure date. If your trip date is within 90 days, FULL payment for the trip is required. All payments to Family Expeditions are non-refundable. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your trip, we will do everything in our power to assist you in finding a suitable substitute or transferring your dates per the lodge/providers/government requirements. Trip insurance protects your investment!

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