Montana’s Best Fly Fishing. The World’s Funnest Fly Shop.

Welcome to Headhunters. Our Fly Shop is the center of angling activity on Montana’s world-famous Missouri River below Holter Dam. Located in the riverside village of Craig, we’ve got a great shop, the best guides, a fun town and a fantastic river. Our shop was built on customer service, 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.


Our Spring Special is on now! Full day guided trips with the best guide staff on the river for only $300. We also have discounts on lodging available. Our Spring Special runs through the end of April, but fills up every year.


“Our lives revolve around the river and the fish that live in it. There’s not much else to do in this part of the world. When our staff isn’t guiding or working, they’re fishing. Watching the river and hatches. Trying to figure out new patterns and techniques. All of them are full time professionals who can help make your fly fishing trip to Montana a success. Headhunters is also the only outfitter owned and operated fly shop on the Missouri River. We’re not booking agents. Our shop staff and guides are detail oriented. Making sure each and every customer – whether they’re guided or on their own – has a trip that exceeds their expectations is our primary focus.”

-John Arnold / Mark Raisler, owners


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Hank Patterson on Pebble Mine

Montana funny-man and fly fishing guru Hank Patterson lays down his opinion on the Pebble Mine issue.
How to Fish Rising Waters

How to Fish Rising Waters & Current Water Predictions

Lots of questions, calls, and folks inquiring about how to fish the rising water levels. Generally this happens in June. It is April. No worries. Bottom Line? The water will rise. When? Soon, now, today, tomorrow. The plan is to...
New Breed Chicks Rule

New Breed Chicks Rule | Carroll College Edition

Brittany and Allyson rock. They came out from Carroll College and fished hard in the driving snow this last Saturday. It was damn cold. Actually, brutal. Snowing sideways and the primary 15mph breeze coming from the North. Headhunters Guide Beth...


Here is our entry for the ORVIS “Down the Hatch” Fly Fishing Festival/Film Fest held in Missoula, MT. Pretty funny acting from our own Mark Raisler and Jared Edens. Watch these guys shred the banks of the Missouri River and stick some fish in the process. Fishing is supposed to be fun(ny), right? Enjoy. You can check out more of our videos: