Swan Mountain Outfitters is pleased to provide a wide array of high quality horseback riding trips and fishing trips in northwest Montana. Northwest Montana is known for vast amounts of land traditionally traveled by horseback as well as crystal clear rivers, lakes and streams that are teeming with trout. Horseback riding, fishing and just enjoying the outdoors represent the Montana way of life. With such incredible natural resources at our disposal, there are lots of options for recreating in Montana. The chart below summarizes the dates and rates for all of our most popular horseback riding and fishing trips. We pride ourselves in being once of the best horseback-based outfitters in northwest Montana and hope that you will book a trip with us to let us show show you what we mean!

Trail Rides
Daily
Apr 20 - Oct 31
$35/hour (2 Hour min.)
Wagon Rides
Daily
May 1 - Oct 31
$35/person
Beef n Buggy
Daily
May 1 - Oct 31
$95/person, $65/child (12 & under)
Sunset Trail Ride with Steak Dinner
Daily
May 1 - Oct 31
$95/person, $65/child (12 & under)
All Day Trail Rides
Daily
May 1 - Oct 31
$255/person (lunch included)
Fishing/Trail Ride Combinations
Daily
May 1 - Oct 31
$295/person (lunch included)
Overnight Fishing/Trail Ride Combinations
2-Day 1-Night Trip
May 1 - Oct 31
$700/person
Drop Camp Services
Jun - Sep 15
$195/pack animal + $250/wrangler per day
Pack Trips
3-Day 2-Night Pack Trip
1
Jul - Sep 15
$1,150/person
5-Day Pack Trip
2
Jul - Sep 15
$1,875/person
6-Day Pack Trip
3
Jul - Sep 15
$2,200/person

Group Discount Rates: 10% discount available for groups of 10+

Cancellation and Refund Policy: For all overnight trips, a 25% non-refundable deposit for each participant is required to reserve a trip. For daily trips that are prepaid in advance, all amounts paid are non refundable within 48 hours of the activity.

Fish and Ride Combo Trips
Overnight fishing/trail ride combination
May 1 - Oct 31
$700/person
3-Day Pack Fishing Trip
Jun 30 - Sep 15
$1,150/person
5-Day Pack Fishing Trip
Jun 30 - Sep 15
$1,875/person
6-Day Pack Fishing Trip
Jun 30 - Sep 15
$2,200/person
Fly Fishing Lessons
Daily
Early Spring - Oct 31
$30/hour/person
2 hour minimum required
Float Fishing Trips – Swan River
Half Day
Early Spring - Oct 31
$395
Full Day
Early Spring - Oct 31
$495
Overnight
Early Spring - Oct 31
$1,200
Walk & Wade
Full Day
Spring - Oct 31
$250/person
Minimum of 2 people required
Fishing Trips – Swan Valley
Daily
Jun 1 - Oct 31
$850/day with lodging ($450/day without)
Includes lodging, meals and guide services all inclusive per day

Group Discount Rates: 10% discount available for groups of 6+

Cancellation and Refund Policy: For all overnight trips, a 25% non-refundable deposit for each participant is required to reserve a trip. For daily trips we request full payment at the time of reserving, all amounts paid are non refundable within 24 hours of the activity. Above prices do not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana. All fishing services are offered under Montana License #11300, Patrick M. Tabor 26356 Soup Creek Road, Swan Lake, MT 59911 (406)-387-4405

Licenses All Other
Season - Bear
$350
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Season - Lion
Deadline Aug 31
$320
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Season - Moose/Goat
Permit Application Deadline May 1
$750
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Licenses Deer/Elk (2016)
Season - Combo
Deadline March 15, 2016
$1,001
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Season - Elk Only
Deadline March 15, 2016
$851
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Season - Deer Only
Deadline March 15, 2016
$597
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Preference Points
For next season license
Buy Point from 7/1-9/30 to increase odds on draw
$50
Custom Hunts, Goat and Moose Hunting (2016)
Sep 15 - Nov 30
$950/day
Special Permits required for Moose HD 130 and Goat for HDs 132 and 134, call for details
Mountain Lion Hunts (2016)
7 Days
1
Any time from Dec 1 - Mar 15
$5,550
Special Permit required for HDs 102, 102, 120 and 130 call for details) HD 132 Open Quota
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts In Base Camp (2016)
7 Day
1
Oct 21 - Oct 28
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 31 - Nov 4
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 7 - Nov 11
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 14 - Nov 18
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 21 - Nov 25
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
Mule Deer Only Hunts in Base Camp (2016)
7 Day
1
Oct 21 - Oct 28
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 31 - Nov 4
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 7 - Nov 11
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 14 - Nov 18
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 21 - Nov 25
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
Regular Season Base Camp Horseback Combination Hunts (Mule Deer or Whitetail Deer/Elk)
7 Day
1
Oct 21 - Oct 28
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 31 - Nov 4
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 7 - Nov 11
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 14 - Nov 18
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 21 - Nov 25
$3,500 ($1,750 son/daughter)
Base camp
Fall Bear Hunts (2016)
5 Days
1
Oct 2 - Oct 6
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
2
Oct 8 - Oct 12
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
3
Oct 14 - Oct 18
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
4
Oct 19 - Oct 23
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Base Camp
Bob Marshall Early Season Horseback Combination Hunts (Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear)
7 Day
1
Sep 14 - Sep 20
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
7 Day
2
Sep 23 - Sep 29
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Upper Camp
7 Day
3
Oct 2 - Oct 8
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Upper Camp, New Opening
7 Day
Drop Camp
Oct 9 - Oct 16
$2,000/hunter
4 hunter minimum
Archery Whitetail Hunts (2016)
5 Days
1
Various 5-day intervals custom reserved from Sep 6 - Oct 14
$2,500 ($1,250 son/daughter)
Archery Elk Hunts (2016)
7 Days
1
Sep 5 - Sep 11
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
2
Sep 14 - Sep 20
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
3
Sep 23 - Sep 29
$4,550 ($2,275 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
Drop Camps
Various
$2,000/hunter
Spike Camp. 4 hunter minimum.
Spring Bear Hunts (2016)
5 Days
1
May 2 - May 6
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
2
May 9 - May 13
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
3
May 15 - May 19
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
4
May 21 - May 25
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
5
May 27 - May 31
$3,000 ($1,500 son/daughter)
Lodge

Group Discount Rates: 10% for groups of 4+

Cancellation & Refund Policy: For all hunts, $500 per hunter is required to secure the reservation, a secondary deposit of $1,000 is required 60 days prior to the hunt. Both deposits are non-refundable. If you do not get drawn we will refund a deposit, but will not for any other reason. The remaining hunt cost is due upon arrival, and there are no refunds due to weather or not harvesting an animal. Since all of our hunts are free chase, there is a chance you may not see an animal during your hunt. If the thought of going home without of an animal is not palatable to you, do not book a hunt! Above prices do not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana, or a Hunter Defense Fund fee of $50 collected of all outfitted clients of Outfitter members of the Montana Outfitter & Guides Association for the purposes of defending nonresident hunting rights in the state of Montana. All hunts are offered under Montana License #11300, Patrick M. Tabor 26356 Soup Creek Road, Swan Lake, MT 59911 (406)-387-4405.

Licenses Deer/Elk (2017)
Season - Combo
Deadline March 15, 2016
$TBD
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Season - Elk Only
Deadline March 15, 2016
$TBD
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Season - Deer Only
Deadline March 15, 2016
$TBD
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change.
Custom Hunts, Goat and Moose Hunting (2017)
Sep 15 - Nov 23
$1,000/day
Special Permits required for Moose HD 130 and Goat for HDs 132 and 134, call for details
Mountain Lion Hunts (2017)
7 Days
1
Any time from Dec 1 - Mar 15
$5,750
Special Permit required for HDs 102, 102, 120 and 130 call for details) HD 132 Open Quota
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts In Base Camp (2017)
7 Day
1
Oct 20 - Oct 26
$4,950 ($2,475 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 30 - Nov 3
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 6 - Nov 9
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 13 - Nov 17
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 20 - Nov 24
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
Mule Deer Only Hunts in Base Camp (2017)
7 Day
1
Oct 20 - Oct 26
$4,950 ($2,475 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 30 - Nov 3
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 6 - Nov 9
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 13 - Nov 17
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 20 - Nov 24
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
Regular Season Base Camp Horseback Combination Hunts (Elk and Mule Deer or Whitetail Deer) (2017)
7 Day
1
Oct 20 - Oct 26
$4,950 ($2,475 son/daughter)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo
5 Day
2
Oct 30 - Nov 3
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
3
Nov 6 - Nov 9
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
4
Nov 13 - Nov 17
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
5 Day
5
Nov 20 - Nov 24
$3,600 ($1,800 son/daughter)
Base camp
Fall Bear Hunts (2017)
5 Days
1
Oct 2 - Oct 6
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
2
Oct 8 - Oct 12
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
3
Oct 14 - Oct 18
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Base Camp
5 Days
4
Oct 19 - Oct 23
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Base Camp
Salmon Forks Rifle Only
7 Day
1
Sep 14 - Sep 20
$5,500 ($2,750 son/daughter)
7 Day
2
Sep 23 - Sep 29
$5,500 ($2,750 son/daughter)
7 Day
3
Oct 2 - Oct 8
$5,500 ($2,750 son/daughter)
7 Day
4
Oct 2 - Oct 8
$5,500 ($2,750 son/daughter)
7 Day
5
Oct 2 - Oct 8
$5,500 ($2,750 son/daughter)
Lion Creek Camp Multi-weapon
7 Day
1
Sep 14 - Sep 20
$4,950 ($2,475 son/daughter)
7 Day
2
Sep 23 - Sep 29
$4,950 ($2,475 son/daughter)
Archery Whitetail Hunts (2017)
5 Days
1
Various 5-day intervals custom reserved from Sep 6 - Oct 16
$2,900 ($1,450 son/daughter)
Archery Elk Hunts (2017)
7 Days
1
Sep 5 - Sep 11
$4,600 ($2,300 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
2
Sep 14 - Sep 20
$4,600 ($2,300 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
3
Sep 23 - Sep 29
$4,600 ($2,300 son/daughter)
Spike Camp
7 Days
Drop Camps
Various
$2,200/hunter
Spike Camp. 4 hunter minimum.
Spring Bear Hunts
5 Days
1
May 2 - May 6
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
2
May 9 - May 13
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
3
May 15 - May 19
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
4
May 21 - May 25
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Lodge
5 Days
5
May 27 - May 31
$3,100 ($1,550 son/daughter)
Lodge
Licenses All Other
Season - Bear
$350
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Season - Lion
Deadline Aug 31
$320
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Season - Moose/Goat
Permit Application Deadline May 1
$750
Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change
Preference Points
For next season license
Buy Point from 7/1-9/30 to increase odds on draw
$50

Group Discount Rates: 10% for groups of 4+

Cancellation & Refund Policy: For all hunts, $500 per hunter is required to secure the reservation, a secondary deposit of $1,000 is required 60 days prior to the hunt. Both deposits are non-refundable. If you do not get drawn we will refund a deposit, but will not for any other reason. The remaining hunt cost is due upon arrival, and there are no refunds due to weather or not harvesting an animal. Since all of our hunts are free chase, there is a chance you may not see an animal during your hunt. If the thought of going home without of an animal is not palatable to you, do not book a hunt! Above prices do not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana, or a Hunter Defense Fund fee of $50 collected of all outfitted clients of Outfitter members of the Montana Outfitter & Guides Association for the purposes of defending nonresident hunting rights in the state of Montana. All hunts are offered under Montana License #11300, Patrick M. Tabor 26356 Soup Creek Road, Swan Lake, MT 59911 (406)-387-4405.

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