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Recommended Gear

To help you get the most out of your trip to Bozeman, here is a list of recommened gear. This is by no means and complete list, but covers most of the bases. Just keep in mind that the Bozeman area resides in a mountainous environment and even hot day can start out a little chilly. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get hold of us (e-mail or 877-790-5303).
  • Fly Rod – 8’6” or 9’ medium to fast action 5 or 6 wt rod 
  • Fly Reel – Adjustable drag reel with 75-100 yds of backing
  • Fly Line – Weight Forward Floating Line matched to your rod
  • Waders – Breathable Stockingfoot or Bootfoot
  • Wading Boots – Felt or Rubber soles (No Studs); Sandals of water shoes for warm weather
  • Flies – General trout assortment; Our guides also carry plenty of flies
  • Polarized Glasses – Amber, Copper, or Brown lenses; Sunglass retainers and cleaning cloth
  • Hat – Ideally a brimmed hat for sun protection
  • Lightweight Longsleeve shirts – Nylon, cotton, or a blend of the two fabrics
  • Lightweight pants – Quick drying nylon is best, zip-offs are great for warm days
  • Fleece – Medium to lightweight tops and bottoms for layering
  • Raingear –  Breathable/packable coat
  • Jacket – Warm outerwear jacket with full sleeves
  • Gloves – Sun gloves in the summer, fingerless fleece gloves in cold weather
  • Skin Protection – Sunscreen, Lip Balm, Insect Repellent
  • Camera – Point-and-shoots work well, water proof cameras are always safe
  • Basic Medicines (ibuprofen, neosporin, benadryl, antacid)
  • Backpack or small duffle for boat
  • Neoprene wading socks for warm weather wading
  • Snacks for the boat