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Address: Fort Smith, MT 59035
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2nd visit and Happy travelers!

This was our second time lodging here! Our first visit was weeks after Carey and Dave bought the Trout Shop and we were so impressed. This trip was just as awesome! They've been... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sassy-Grubby
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Jackson, Wyoming
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Jackson, Wyoming
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time lodging here! Our first visit was weeks after Carey and Dave bought the Trout Shop and we were so impressed. This trip was just as awesome! They've been so great to us we decided to keep them. Ha! We have friends in the area that we visit to fly fish with and now we have... More 

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Thank Sassy-Grubby
San Rafael, California
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My fly fishing buddies, my spouse, and I have been staying at The Bighorn Trout Shop, and fishing with their guides for over 25 years - almost every year and often two or three times a year. It was very good and first, and keeps getting better every year. The owners, the guides, and the staff are extremely friendly and... More 

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Thank Jerry A
Jackson, Wyoming
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

With a suggestion from friends who live locally we opted to fulfill all of our fly fishing needs here. They were correct! Lots of inventory from flies, to rods, to reels, to clothing and souvenirs. We got our shuttle through this shop as well as our licenses. We'll definitely be back again!

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Brighton, Colorado
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A group of fishing buddies stayed in one of the houses in town. It's a modular home in a Ft. Smith neighborhood. ie. just the next house on the street. Kind of feels like you are a local. The place was very nice, clean and well stocked in the kitchen. Had a deck with a grill that was very nice... More 

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Thank FishOnNon
Danville
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406 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Before hitting the river, stop in for all the latest updates on the Little Bug Horn. Stock up on flys, snacks, drinks (non alcoholic), and fly fishing. You can rent drift boats or secure a guide here (suggest doing so well in advance). Well informed and competent staff and well equipped fly shop. A must do stop if you plan... More 

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Thank VAD859
Berwyn, Illinois
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Big Horn Trout Shop offers very nice accommodations, nothing too fancy, but clean and quiet. Their set-up is very efficient with the dining room close to the cabin rooms. The guides are great. Our guide for our float was Dante Bonanini, and he was excellent knowing exactly how subtle the trout strikes really are. The dining menus are limited... More 

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Thank Carol H
Severn, Maryland
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213 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

You have a fairly large assortment of choices for fly shops in the Ft Smith area around the Big Horn. I have found that for my needs the Bighorn Trout Shop is the best. They have a knowledgeable staff, a great selection and some great advice for those fishing the area. They have a good selection of guides, the fly... More 

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Thank Billibong64
Ohio City, Ohio
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The fishing here is awesome. My son and I went out with Shawn McClure guide #23838 I would highly recommend requesting this awesome guy! He has a lot of passion and knows how to put you on the fish. Support this military veteran and request him for your next fishing trip. He truly cares about your experience and knows the... More 

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Ennis, Montana
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Been staying at the BHTS for a few days most every year for the last 20 years. Best accommodations in Fort Smith. Very good food, nice facility, fully equipped fly shop with every imaginable item a fly fisher might need, comfortable rooms and right on the main street through Ft Smith so you can't miss it. Large restaurant style dining... More 

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Thank MtBoone
Nashville, Tn
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206 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We stayed four nights at the Bighorn Trout Shop. Our room was large, clean and comfortable. We had satellite TV and free WiFi. We ate at the Trout Shop one night and had a good meal. The best part of our visit was the friendliness os the staff. We hired a guide and floated the top thirteen miles of the... More 

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