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Central Montana Fishing

Fishing in Montana is a dream come true for many anglers and it doesn’t get any better than in Genuine Montana! The Great Falls area is home to some of the best fly fishing rivers, spring creeks and lakes around. The scenery is spectacular, and while some waters like the blue ribbon Missouri are quite popular, fishing pressure on most of the waters in our area can be surprisingly light. With an amazing diversity of waters, you are ensured to find a destination to match your interest and skill level.

From fully guided to DIY, the Great Falls area has you covered. You can land at Great Falls International Airport and be on the water within an hour. You just need to decide when to start your journey!


Wade in and cast your line into the world-famous Missouri River with your only concern being the size of the fish you will land. We have several skilled local companies ready to handle your every need for this bucket list journey or to merely shuttle your rental car for you. While waiting for your big catch, be sure to take a moment to see the mountains cascade around you or catch a glimpse of Montana wildlife.

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If a guided trip isn’t the route you envision, it couldn’t be easier to bring your own gear or rent a full set up. The Central Montana area gives you an opportunity to build the exact kind of experience you want, at a price point that works for you. You certainly won’t be at a loss to find a great fishing opportunity in our area. If anything, you’ll have a hard time narrowing down the options. Below is a map showing some of the top DIY fishing spots of our area.

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