Stillwater Anglers
637 N 9th St Ste 130
Columbus MT 59019

fax 406-322-8456

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Seasonal Hours (effective Nov 1)
Tues-Sat: 9:00am-2:00pm

Sun-Mon: Closed


Why Fish With Us?

  • Tailored Customer Service: Want an evening float or a half day trip, no problem! We tailor our services just for you.
  • Top Notch Guides: No rookies or “shop dudes” here — we provide only the most experienced professional guides for everything.
  • Variety: Feel like a walk-and-wade or a float trip? Need lodging or special instruction? Want something out of the ordinary? You’ll find everything right here.
  • Value: No one offers the same quality, professionalism, and variety of services at a more reasonable cost.
  • Fun: The bottom line, we provide a totally FUN quality fly fishing experience.
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“For two novice fly fishermen, floating the Yellowstone River with beautiful weather and biting fish was incredible.
D.J. Smith

Billings MT

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Fly fishing... or taking it easy!

Fishing Outfitters Association of Montana (F.O.A.M.)

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Welcome to Stillwater Anglers —
A Montana Fly Shop and Fly Fishing Outfitters

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Creating Experiences and Helping to Change Lives!

Fly Fishing isn't just an activity, it's way more than that. It provides a connection to nature and the outdoors and between friends and family like no other experience. Enjoy the thrill that is fly fishing! Our goal at Stillwater Anglers Fly Shop & Outfitters is simple; to enhance your fly fishing experience with the quality of our products and services.

Stillwater Anglers is located in Columbus, Montana, deep in the heart of some of Montana's premier blue ribbon fly fishing waters. Our specialty is guided fly fishing float trips for wild trout, including native Cutthroat, Rainbows and Browns. Basic services include fly fishing float trips on the Stillwater and Yellowstone Rivers in and around the greater Columbus area. In addition, with prior arrangements, we also offer full day trips on the Bighorn River, upper Yellowstone River, as well as other area waters.

If you're an experienced fly fisherman looking to book a destination trip, or a beginning angler wanting to learn how to fly fish, let Stillwater Anglers help you plan or equip your next trip on the beautiful waters of south central Montana.

Join us along our rippling rivers — it's one of the best places on the planet!

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A Fly Fisherman's Dream — Exceptional Guide Services

Explore our piece of Montana with the best guides in the region. We customize our guide services to meet your needs and desires, from the novice to the most experienced angler. Our trips also include all equipment and tackle requirements.

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A Typical Day of Fishing...
A Favorite Local Spot or a Montana Fishing Vacation

At the start of our day, we meet at a pre-arranged location and head to one of the nearby rivers. Current fishing and weather conditions, as well as your preferences and experience, will determine the specific river and section to be floated for that day. We're usually on the water fishing by mid-morning. At mid-day, we stop for a streamside lunch that also provides an opportunity for additional wade fishing or just a chance to relax and do some nature watching. Fly fishing continues through the afternoon and we arrive at a pre-arranged take out by late afternoon to early evening, based on the timeframe coordinated with you at the start of the day. Return transportation is provided back to a pre-arranged location and concludes the day.

All our Montana fishing trips provide you with "one stop shopping" convenience, the only thing you'll need to enjoy a great fly fishing experience — is you! We provide the rest. Our package includes a full day of guided fly fishing, transportation, lunch, snacks and beverages, all flies and tackle, and use of fly rods and reels. We also provide waders wading boots in common sizes.

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