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Blue-Ribbon Fishing in Southwest Montana

Sportsman’s Lodge is the perfect base camp and premiere destination for Montana Fishing.

Southwest Montana offers one of the highest concentrations of blue-ribbon fisheries in the world. The renowned Madison River is what brings many to Madison Valley, specifically the section running through Ennis. The pristine water, snowcapped mountains to your east and west, and wide-open nature on the banks provide incredible views and top-notch fishing. You have access to the Yellowstone, Jefferson, Missouri, and Gallatin Rivers, plus lakes, creeks, and more, within two hours. The experienced Ennis guides will take you on one-day, multi-day, or multi-river trips. Whatever fishing adventure you’re searching for, they’ve got you covered.

Expert Fly Fishing Guides in Ennis, Montana

Experience legendary fishing with the Ennis Fishing Guides. They guide and teach anglers of any level, from novice to experienced. They customize the trip to you.

Fishing is available any time of year when the weather and river conditions permit. The primary fishing season starts in March and runs through mid-November, with the busiest season being mid-June through September. Our central location allows the guides to choose any river based on conditions and are not locked into one location.

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Rustic Montana Cabins

Majestic Madison County is one of the richest recreational areas in Montana and is as beautiful as it was when discovered in 1805. The historic Sportsman’s Lodge is a perfect home base while exploring Southwest Montana, including comfortable and clean rustic cabins, a full-service restaurant and bar, and a casino. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable, a place where everyone shares their fishing and adventure stories.

The lodge is located 0.8 miles from Ennis State Park/Fishing Access Area, 1.5 miles from Madison Meadows Golf Course, 17 miles from Montana’s living ghost town, Virginia City, and 72 miles from Yellowstone National Park.

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