Nothing rivals the excitement, beauty and fast-paced action of a float trip down the Madison River! Whether you've been fishing the Madison longer than Quake Lake has had still water, or it’s your first day in a pair of Gore-Tex Waders, a float trip down the Madison River with a Blue Ribbon guide is the best day of guided fishing that money can buy. Our guides spend more time in a drift boat every year than most people spend in their automobile.


Float trips are our most popular trips, and after spending a suspenseful day covering every nook and cranny of eight to 12 miles of fish-filled water you’ll see why. From learning how to read water to executing the perfect reach cast, a day in a drift boat is not only an adventure, but the perfect environment to learn the art of fly fishing.


In addition to the mighty Madison, our guides frequently float the Yellowstone, and occasionally the Missouri and Beaverhead as well. So, the next time you’re in Yellowstone Country, treat yourself to something really special and reserve a float trip with a Blue Ribbon guide. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget. Float trips are full day only and available year round. They include guide service, lunch, soft drinks, and transportation from Blue Ribbon Flies.




One or Two Anglers -- $675.00


Price includes: Lunch, Transportation to and from the shop, rental gear (rods, reel, boots, waders), bottled water.


Price does not include:  Flies, License fee's or gratuity.


We recommend you to bring the following items

- Polarized sunglasses

- Sunscreen and good SPF rated clothing

- Fleece jacket and pants for mornings or cooler forecasts

- Rain jacket

- Fleece gloves or sun gloves

- Your favorite Fishing hat

- A 5wt or 6wt rod/reel if you would like to bring your own






Deposits of 50% per guide trip are required for all trips at the time of booking. Deposits are refundable for cancellations made at least 60 days in advance, minus a $100 cancellation fee per trip. Deposits will be forfeited on cancellations made less than 60 days in advance, and cancellations made with less than seven days notice will require full payment. No refunds on late arrivals or early departures. We do not cancel trips due to weather. For destination trips such as Saltwater trips, Horse Trip and Spring Road Trips Payments are nonrefundable unless the trip can be rebooked and there will be no refunds for late arrivals or early departures. For information on trip insurance please contact us.




Montana Board of Outfitters: Cam Coffin outfitter #4639

Licensed through Gallatin/Custer National Forest, MTFWP, SRP, BLM, BH2 and Yellowstone National Park

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