New To Fly Fishing?

Learn to Fly Fish In Missoula, Montana

Learn to Fly Fish in Missoula!

Missoula on the Fly is a group of experienced fly fishing guides who love to introduce others to the sport. Our team of knowledgeable and patient fly fishing instructors will teach you everything you need to know to get started and ensure that your first fly fishing trip is a success.

The Missoula area is the perfect classroom to learn fly fishing for the first time, in fact there is probably no better place in the world. Miles of trout streams in every direction, incredible scenery, and numerous trout make the Missoula area a perfect place to learn.

Spending a day on the water is so much more than simply catching a trout.  Soak in the beautiful scenery, wildlife, sights & sounds and camaraderie of the sport while learning. Missoula on the Fly will have you fully immersed in the fly fishing experience of a lifetime that will have you hooked for life!


If you are a beginner angler this trip is for you.  Even if you have never touched a fly rod we can get you out on the water casting and effectively fishing within minutes of the boat ramp!

These are generally float trips in drift boats or rafts which give us miles of water to fish while you learn how to cast, manage your line, and hook and land fish. Missoula’s world class rivers provide the perfect classroom!

Our goal is to lay down an excellent foundation to help you become a self-sufficient angler while providing a fun and rewarding experience.

Topics to be covered include: fly casting, choosing the right equipment, what trout eat; achieving a drift, how to read the water, fly pattern selection, and fighting and landing fish. 

Cost: $550 per day for one or two anglers. Cost includes all necessary equipment, tackle, and flies. Includes a stream-side lunch and beverages as well.