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Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

Who Comes To the Bighorn River Lodge?

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New inquiries often ask about the suitability of The Bighorn River Lodge experience and how it relates to their specific needs. Here’s some of the questions we are asked.

  • Is it suitable for families?
  • What if I’ve never fly fished?
  • Can I bring a non-fisherman specifically my wife?
  • Can you accommodate Corporate Groups?

 

A Fly Fishing Vacation Is Perfect For Families Of All Kinds

familiesFamilies made up of all combinations, father/son, father/daughter, grandfathers, parents and children, in-laws and so on. The Bighorn River Lodge is the perfect venue to celebrate a special birthday, graduation and other life milestones. The Bighorn River and fishing experience are enjoyed by all ages.  We are especially pleased to see that next generation of fly fisherman learning to fish and tune into nature and the magic of the legendary Bighorn River. Our guides have a wealth of knowledge about the Bighorn River, the wildlife, and entomology of the bug life and they love passing that information along to everyone who shows an interest.
 

Don't Be Afraid Of Fly Fishing If You Are Just A Beginner

beginnersThe river lends itself to all skill levels from never fly fished ever to expert angler. At least half of our visitors each year have either never fly fished or have done it just a few times. Our guides are experts at working with and teaching the beginner fly fisherman.  And we offer a full array of rental gear to make it very easy for everyone. You must start somewhere, and The Bighorn River hosts over 6,000 Brown and Rainbow Trout per mile so the catching can be excellent.

Fly Fishing Is an Ideal Experience For a Group Of Friends

Each year we see groups of “old friends” return to the Bighorn River Lodge to fish the Bighorn River together, and to catch up on their friendships.  Some have been returning for years usually at the same time of year. The groups range from 2 anglers to 16, our maximum, and they never seem to tire of those big Brown and Rainbow Trout.

Wives Don't Have To Be Bighorn Anglers

Wives are welcome! We have a special non-sporting rate for wives. They can just relax at the Lodge or head to Sheridan, Wyoming for the day at one of the museums.  We suggest the Brinton Museum which houses 19th, 20th and 21st century Western and American Indian art in a beautiful setting. The Bighorn Battlefield is another must see venue if you are interested in the history of the West.

Corporate Groups Find The Bighorn River Lodge Especially Rewarding

The Bighorn River Lodge is a huge favorite of many small Corporate Groups who come every year to reward their sales reps for their hard work, and clients for their patronage. We can accommodate up to 16 and are able provide a small conference room for their use.

Single Anglers Are Always Welcome On The Bighorn River

We often have single anglers come to the Bighorn River Lodge. We do charge a single supplement fee but there’s nothing like having a boat and a guide all to yourself. It’s one of the ultimate experiences in fly fishing. Sometimes it hard to contain yourself.
 
single anglerWe take a special interest in each guest and group. We’ll do everything we can to make sure your experience is a memorable one at The Bighorn River Lodge. Come see us and fish the Legendary Bighorn River in Montana. Call Cheryl in the office at 406-666-2368.

This Is Your Destination For The Montana Fly Fishing Experience

Montana’s Bighorn River Lodge has drawn avid fly fishing enthusiasts and sportsmen alike for decades. Known as the finest trout river in the country, the Bighorn River boasts an abundance of trout ranging in size from 14 to 18 inches, many exceeding 20 inches. Recent fish counts indicate an unsurpassed fish population of 5000 - 6000 brown and rainbow trout per river mile. The Bighorn River is situated on the eastern edge of the Rock Mountains just north of the Wyoming-Montana state line. If you are looking for a once in a lifetime Montana fly fishing vacation, this is your destination!

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Discover the Beauty of the Bighorn River and Enjoy the Rustic Elegance Of Our Classic Western Lodge

The Bighorn River Lodge provides the ultimate in Montana comfort as well as outdoor adventure. We specialize in creating the perfect fly fishing experience for our guests with expert Montana fly fishing guides, resort-like accommodations and gourmet cuisine. Guests may choose to stay in one of the 5 comfortable lodge bedrooms, fitted with two beds and Big Sky charm or rent our spacious private Caddis Cabin with its 3 bedrooms, accommodating up to 6 guests. With its log cabin atmosphere and western hospitality, the Bighorn River Lodge is the ideal Montana fishing destination.

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Physical Address:
301 Bighorn River Lodge Loop
St. Xavier, MT 59075

Mailing Address:
PO Box 157
St. Xavier, MT 59075

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