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Our staff have written four books (and counting) about fishing in the Yellowstone area. Please click one of the titles below for more details.

Fly Fishing Yellowstone Country

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Welcome to the Parks' Fly Shop website. Our shop is located in Gardiner, Montana, within sight of the Yellowstone River and a quarter-mile from the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park. All the prime water within the Park, the blue-ribbon portion of the Yellowstone River, and many great private lakes and spring creeks are located within an easy drive, making us the most centrally-located fly shop and outfitter in the region.

The rivers and lakes of the Yellowstone region have been our obsessions and the guiding forces behind our business since 1953. We stock only flies & gear useful within fifty miles of our door, we designed and/or tie around half the flies we stock, and our guide service is a local one, focused on Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone River system, and portions of the upper Missouri River drainage rather than on fly fishing Montana as a whole. Our tight focus gives us unparalleled knowledge of local fisheries.

Give us a call at (406) 848-7314 to set up a guided Montana or Yellowstone fishing trip or check on river conditions. You can also contact us via the e-mail links at the bottom of each page of our site. We look forward to introducing you to the great fly fishing Yellowstone and southwest Montana have to offer.

As you explore our site, be aware that it's very text-heavy. We offer a lot of information on almost every page, and we did so intentionally. If you're the type of person who likes to dive into travel information, grab a cup of coffee and be ready to spend three or four hours going through our site, and please enjoy it!

Richard Parks is Montana outfitter #327. Walter Wiese is Montana outfitter #22001. We are licensed to guide in Yellowstone National Park, waters in the state of Montana under general regulations, on the Madison River, and in the Gallatin National Forest. Walter is a USCG-licensed Captain authorized to run power boat trips on all inland waters of the United States.

Fly Fishing Yellowstone Country, Walter's most recent book, is a great, low-cost resource for Yellowstone and Montana fly fishing trip planning for visitors with access to Kindle e-book readers. Click the image to purchase!

Fly Fishing Yellowstone Country

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Posted Mar 8, 2018


Not much to add to that save that we're going to have a bunch of felt-soled wading shoes for sale cheap in the next few weeks...

Updated February 17

We are hard at work on our new website. All templates are done. Now it's just down to making content. Expect a shiny new site that will work better on phones, be easier to navigate, and contain even more information than the current site no later than the end of March.

Our first full snowpack and summer fishing conditions prognostications will be posted at the end of February. In short, we have tons and tons of snow, the most in the Rockies in fact. Current snowpack in the Yellowstone basin is more than 160% of normal and forecasts are for the weather to remain colder and wetter than normal across the northern Rockies through April. Odds are very good the Yellowstone area will have the best streamflows and best fishing of any area in the West beginning by mid-July and continuing through the remainder of the season. This is not hyperbole. We've got the water and other areas, particularly to the south, do not. Full details on our blog in ten days or so.

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