Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana

The holiday season is fast approaching and so is our 2020 fly fishing season. What better gift than a fly fishing vacation with the best southwest Montana has to offer, Healing Waters Lodge and Lewis & Clark Expeditions: Smith River float trips.

Reservations available now.

Here are some things you should know about us for 2020:

  • Healing Waters Lodge opens April 1st and closes at the end of October.   Check here for Rates.

  • Smith River float trips operate May through mid July. Trip spaces are limited and reservations are robust.  Contact Mike Geary for details.

  • April 26-May 1:  We offer Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client Fly Fishing School at the lodge.  Check here for details.

  • May 3-8:  Fish Like a Guide, But, Live Like a Client Fly Fishing School at the Lodge.  Check here for details.  Spaces are filling in quickly.

  • July 1-5: We host guests from non-profit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, LLC.   Healing Waters Lodge guests have the opportunity to contribute and participate with us in saying thank you to our military’s finest.

  • August 9-15: Irish Week at Healing Waters Lodge.  Host, Dr. Ken Whelan, coordinates guests from Ireland to stay at the lodge and fish southwest Montana.  Contact Mike Geary for more information.

  • August 17-22 and 22-27:  Orvis Fly Fishing schools, hosted by Orvis fly fishing instructors.  Call 800-547-4322 or visit to reserve your spot.