November 30, 2020 2 min read

1. Yellowstone River

The Yellowstone river is the longest free-flowing river in the contiguous US. It runs from the Yellowstone National Park to the Missouri in northwestern North Dakota. The river is gorgeous and the river features a world-class trout fishery through and through.

Fishing Yellowstone River - The Fishing Adventure

2. Big Hole River

The Big Hole River is often called the prettiest river in Montana. It is home to the last population of native fluvial Arctic Grayling in the USA. You can also fish for Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout and Cutthroat.

Fishing Big Hole River - The Fishing Adventure

3. Clark Fork River

The Clark Fork River flows from the Rockies into the Columbia River and to the Pacific. It hosts monster wild Rainbow Trouts. One of the top river on the list for sure.

Fishing Clark Fork River - The Fishing Adventure

4. Madison River

The Madison really stands out in the top Montana Rivers. It’s ideal for Fly-Fishing, especially the stretch that runs from Quake Lake to Ennis. The area is called the « 50 mile riffle ». It has more than a thousand trout per mile in many sections.

Fishing Madison River - The Fishing Adventure

5. Duck Lake

Located on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation east of Glacier National Park, this fishing spot draws anglers from all over the United States and Canada and is famous for its Rainbow Trout fishing.

6. Missouri River

The longest river in North America is well known for its trophy Brown Trout and is world famous for dry fly fishing. Don’t miss it if you plan a trip to Montana!

Fishing Missouri River - The Fishing Adventure

7. Two Medicine Lake

Two Medicine Lake is located in Glacier National Park and it holds a variety of Brook Trout and Rainbows. It is one of the most beautiful lakes of Montana.

8. Bighorn River

The Bighorn River is quite large and it holds an impressive 6 000 fish per mile, with many fish that are 20 inches or longer.