FLY FISHING

ADVENTURES FOR NOVICE TO EXPERT ANGLERS

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Sage Lodge offers guests a multitude of Montana fly fishing experiences, including guided excursions to the best fly fishing locations in Paradise Valley, as well as instruction to hone your skills on the water. Guides are limited, so advance reservations are strongly recommended.


fishing from a boat

FULL-DAY FLOAT TRIP

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people icon AGE 10+
watch icon 8 HOURS

DETAILS
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  • Age: 10+
  • Availability: Spring - Fall | During the spring runoff season which generally runs from mid-May to late June, the Yellowstone River may not be fishable. As our exact runoff season varies from year to year we may be able to offer fishing trips on the Yellowstone River outside of these date ranges.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on meeting at 8:00am in the lobby to depart for the day of fishing.
  • Price: $750 per boat | two anglers, one guide
  • Includes: Flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels, waders and boots (if needed), transportation, non-alcoholic beverages and a meal of your choice off our Backcountry Menu 
  • Excludes: Valid MT fishing license, guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

*Additional location fees may apply.

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

fishing from a boat

HALF-DAY FLOAT TRIP

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people icon AGE 10+
watch icon 4 HOURS

DETAILS
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  • Age: 10+
  • Availability: Spring - Fall | During the spring runoff season which generally runs from mid-May to late June, the Yellowstone River may not be fishable. As our exact runoff season varies from year to year we may be able to offer fishing trips on the Yellowstone River outside of these date ranges.
  • Duration: up to 4 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on meeting at 8:00am in the lobby to depart for the day of fishing.
  • Price: $550 per boat | two anglers, one guide
  • Includes: Flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels, waders and boots (if needed), transportation, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Excludes: Valid MT fishing license, guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

*Additional location fees may apply.

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

wading fisher with fish

WALK & WADE ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER

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people icon AGE 10+
watch icon 4 - 8 HOURS

Half or Full Day trips are available to explore the famous Yellowstone River by foot.

DETAILS
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  • Age: 10+
  • Availability: Spring - Fall | During the spring runoff season which generally runs from mid-May to late June, the Yellowstone River may not be fishable. As our exact runoff season varies from year to year we may be able to offer fishing trips on the Yellowstone River outside of these date ranges.
  • Duration: 4 - 8 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on meeting at 8:00am in the lobby to depart for the day of fishing.
  • Price: Half Day: $550 for up to 2 anglers | Full Day: $650 for up to two anglers | $100 per additional angler
  • Includes: Flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels, waders and boots, transportation and non-alcoholic beverages. Full-Day trips include a meal of your choice off our Backcountry Menu.
  • Excludes: Valid MT fishing license, guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

*Additional location fees may apply.

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

fly fishing the yellowstone river

WALK & WADE IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

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people icon AGE 13+
watch icon 8 HOURS

Spend a day fishing in the remote and beautiful backcountry of YNP.  Our skilled guides will take you off the beaten path where you will get away from people and closer to willing-to-eat trout.  Please be advised that there is limited opportunity to fish close to the road and most trips will involve a fair amount of hiking in bear country.  Due to limited parking in the park, these trips will need to depart the lodge between 6:00am and 6:30am. 

DETAILS
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  • Age: 13+
  • Availability: June through October
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on departing from the lodge between 6:00am and 6:30am
  • Price: $750 for up to two anglers | $150 per additional angler
  • Includes: Flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels, waders and boots, transportation, non-alcoholic beverages and a meal of your choice off our Backcountry Menu.
  • Excludes: Valid Yellowstone National Park Fishing Permit, guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

*Additional location fees may apply.

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

wading fisher with fish

WALK & WADE ON PRIVATE SPRING CREEKS

calendar icon YEAR-ROUND
people icon AGE 15+
watch icon 8 HOURS

Walk and wade the private spring creeks of Paradise Valley year-round! Fishing these technical waters is for the more experienced angler.

DETAILS
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  • Age: 15+
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on meeting at 8:00am in the lobby to depart for the day of fishing.
  • Price: $475 per person
  • Includes: The trip includes Rod fees, flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels, waders and boots, transportation, non-alcoholic beverages and a meal of your choice off our Backcountry Menu.
  • Excludes: A valid MT fishing license, guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

*Additional location fees may apply.

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

child learning to fly-fish

HALF DAY GUIDED FLY FISHING ON 5-ACRE POND

calendar icon YEAR-ROUND
people icon AGE 8+
watch icon 4 HOURS

Learn the basics of fly casting, angling techniques, and fly selection on-site at Sage Lodge’s casting pond with a guide.

DETAILS
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  • Age: 8+
  • Availability: Year-round, Advance Reservations Required
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Start Time: Plan on meeting at 8:00am in the lobby to depart for the day of fishing.  
  • Price : starting at $300 per lesson (up to two people) | $50 for third person
  • Includes: Flies, terminal tackle, rods/reels
  • Excludes: guide gratuities, and alcoholic beverages (if desired)

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

perfect setups for fly fishing

Sage Perfect Setup Demo Program

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people icon ALL AGES
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Sage’s Perfect Setup Demo Program offers anglers an unparalleled fishing adventure using exceptional equipment. Try out Sage’s latest and greatest rods and reels, all the while honing your angling skills on some of the American West’s greatest trout waters near Sage Lodge.

DETAILS
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  • Age: All ages
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Duration: All-day demo
  • Start Time: Varies, as needed
  • Price:
    • 1 or 2 day demo: $75/day
    • 3-day demo: $202.50 (10% discount)
    • 4-day demo: $255 (15% discount)
    • 5-day demo: $300 (20% discount)

To book, please email us at adventure@sagelodge.com.

casting on pond and Sage Lodge

OPEN CASTING ON THE POND

calendar icon YEAR-ROUND
people icon ALL AGES
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Want to learn the basics of how to cast a fly rod and the skills to catch a trout? Grab a line and head out to our opening casting pond. You can also sign-up for a thirty-minute casting lesson with our Activities Team, covering the basics of casting and pond fishing.

DETAILS
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Pond Hours:

  • Sunrise - 10am: Fly fishing only
  • 10am - 4pm: Fly fishing open (stand-up paddleboards and kayaks also allowed)
  • 4pm - Sunset: Fly fishing only

Pond Practices:

  • Fly fishing only
  • Catch and release
  • Single, barbless hooks required

To book your Casting Lesson, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

fly tying

FLY TYING LESSON

calendar icon YEAR-ROUND
people icon Age 8+
watch icon 1 HOUR

This guided one-hour class will teach you how to tie multiple fly patterns - and you keep your flies! After your lesson, test your flies out on the casting pond to see what you can catch.

DETAILS
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  • Age: 8+
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Price: $25/person – keep your flies!

To book, please contact the Activities Team at adventure@sagelodge.com.

Guides are limited so advance reservations are highly recommended. Does not include valid Montana State fishing license or guide gratuities. Nick Penoncello, Montana Outfitter, License Number #49010.

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Sage Lodge and pond at dusk
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