Access more remote waters by riding into the backcountry! Our mules will pack in the gear, staff will take care of the cooking and camp details, and guides will show you the most scenic fishing spots. All you have to do is enjoy the ride and casting in the peaceful wilderness.

Our Backcountry Camp

We operate our guided fishing pack trips in the Bob Marshall out of our wilderness upper camp, it’s about 14 miles ride from the nearest road. This camp sits on the edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness and features wall tents with wood stoves. The strategic location of our camp allows us to venture out in a different direction each day to enjoy Montana fishing at its best.

After a full day of fishing, guests return to the same location each evening. The advantages of this type of non-roving base camp include: hot meals waiting for you, dry and warm accommodations and a good night’s sleep after a full day of activity. The fact that we don’t have to break down camp each day and move allows our guests to spend more time vacationing during their Montana fishing pack trip and less time packing and unpack their duffel.

Logistically, a multi-day fishing trip is based on our regular pack trip itinerary. Be sure to read more about what to expect on the ride, and in camp, in our pack trips section of this site. The difference here is that we’ll be sure to pack in all our fishing gear and really focus on finding fish!

Fishing “The Bob”

The fishing in Montana is world renowned and no area showcases the features that make Montana fishing simply the best, better than the Bob. The size and quantity of the Westslope Cutthroat Trout are truly second to none.

It takes a full day of riding to get to our upper camp and to get back. So, in a typical 5-day fishing pack trip in the Bob Marshall, anglers can expect to get in 3 full days of fishing.

We also have the flexibility to customize our Montana guided fishing trips by allowing guests to stay for longer periods, or combine one of our Swan River fishing float trips with their back-country fishing pack trip to get the best full fishing experience. So, be sure to check out the rates, dates, availability, and ask about customizing too.

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