Missouri River Montana Fly Fishing.

Welcome to Headhunters. Our Fly Shop is the center of angling activity on Montana’s world-famous Missouri River. Located in the riverside village of Craig, our shop is at the center of a great fly fishing community, and a reach cast from some of the best hatches in Montana. Providing great customer service is our mission, and our team is here to provide you with a memorable experience. Whether you need guides, gear, info or lodging, you’ll get the best of it at Headhunters. Combine our great hospitality with the best fishing Montana has to offer, and you’ll understand why our customers return year after year.

Missouri River Fall Fishing

Autumn on the Missouri River.

Fall is our favorite time to fish the Mo’. Mornings often involve pounding the banks with bright streamers, and afternoons are spent hunting heads during our reliable baetis hatches. Brown trout are aggressive before the spawn, and the rivers Rainbows are looking to gorge before winter. The Missouri River stays warm through November, and you can expect great fishing nearly to Christmas.

Blackfoot River fly fishing

Fall Fishing on the Blackfoot River.

Our favorite local freestone experiences some great fishing before winter settles in. Water temperatures cool quickly at these higher elevations, and the Cutthroat trout gorge on mayflies, caddis and terrestrials. Streamer fishing is also productive, and the crowds of summer have vacated, leaving the river quiet except for a few fly fisherman (and women!). We highly recommend this trip.


Missouri River Early September Fishing Report

Missouri River Early September Fishing Report

September weather is here and the daytime highs are in the 70′s and sometimes 60′s. We would rather it go that route than get back into the 80′s. We are happy to move out of August and into the future....
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Labor Day Rocking 80′s Video

Loverboy for Labor Day today with Everybody’s Working for the Weekend from ’81. It rules. Hope you had a fantastic Labor Day that did not include much labor. Fishing we hope. Endure the first two minutes of rock and roll...
Dewey, Ben, and Peter Go Golfing

Dewey, Ben, and Peter Go Golfing

A cool article written by Dewey a Headhunters All Star about the weekly trial and tribulations of folks in the fishing game. Dewey is our resident Safety Expert. His background dictates he fills this position. Ben and Peter? Their backgrounds?...


Want to see what the late summer fly fishing is like on the Missouri River? Mark, Braden and John hit the Trico spinner fall on the Missouri River. This is one of our favorite hatches to fish, and it’s as strong as it’s been in many years.