There’s nothing better than fly fishing in the Swan Valley. Imagine yourself floating along the river on a beautiful sunny day, taking in the pristine beauty of your surroundings and relishing in the excitement of outstanding fly fishing conditions.
Floating the Swan River
Swan Mountain Outfitters is privileged to be permitted by the Flathead National Forest with guide rights to fish the Swan River in the Swan Seeley Valley. This river offers anglers the opportunity to catch rainbow trout, bull trout, brook trout and west slope cutthroat trout in a section of truly “wild and scenic” waters. Unlike so many of the better known rivers in Montana, the Swan River is a best kept secret. If you are looking for less crowds and a more intimate river float experience, add the Swan River to your list!
Your Fishing Experience
At Swan Mountain Outfitters, our primary goal is to ensure that our guests have the most safe and enjoyable fly fishing float trip experience possible. That is why the price of this Montana fly fishing trip includes both lessons and a lunch or a snack (depending on the duration of your trip). For those guests who need an introductory lesson or a refresher on fly fishing, our professional fly fishing and river rafting guide will be there to provide fly fishing lessons and make sure you feel completely comfortable before you get out on the river. Each boat only accommodate 2 guests, plus the guide, ensuring your experience is always perfectly tailored with as much attention from your guide as you need.
Fishing float trips are offered as a
- half day
- full day
- overnight trip.
Check out our rates, dates, and availability for details. Come experience the best of northwest Montana fishing with Swan Mountain Outfitters today!
Current Trip Rates
Group Discount Rates: 10% discount available for groups of 6+
3% Administrative Fee: All multi-day trip rates will have an additional 3% administrative fee added per reservation. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at (406) 387-4405.
Additional Fees and Discounts: One-on-one guide: $150 per day extra. Repeat Customer Discount: 10% off. For all trips, a 25% deposit is required upon booking, and is non-refundable. The remaining trip cost is due upon arrival. Credit Cards accepted for deposits with no fee, final payments can be made with a check or cash or a credit card plus a 3% convenience fee.
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 48 hours of the activity. Above prices do not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana. There are no refunds due to weather or fires or unforeseen changes in your travel schedule. We highly recommend the purchase of trip insurance! All fishing services are offered under Montana License #34041, Patrick M. Tabor 26356 Soup Creek Road, Swan Lake, MT 59911 (406)-387-4405
License Cost & Application Deadline
Non-resident fishing licenses require a $10 Conservation license as a prerequisite. 2-day license are available for $25, 10-day for $56 or full season for $86. When fishing for bull trout each angler must have in possession a valid Bull Trout Catch Card for the specific water he/she is fishing. Catch Cards are free of charge, but must be acquired by application. You can purchase a license online at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/licenses/nonresidents.