Mark Raisler with a late summer dry fly eater.

MISSOURI RIVER FLY SHOP & GUIDE SERVICE

Headhunters Fly Shop is located in the not-so-sleepy fishing village of Craig, Montana, on the banks of the world famous Missouri River. At the headwaters of America’s longest river, you’ll find one of the most prolific fisheries in the west, with incredible hatches, big trout, an extended season, user-friendly access, along with an enthusiastic and friendly fly fishing community. There’s a reason that the Missouri River is on everyone’s fly-fishing “to do” list, and many return year after year. In our fly shop, you’ll find an incredible selection of flies specific to the Missouri River, tackle to suit all budgets, the river’s best guide staff and the best customer service in Big Sky Country.

Montana Trout Spey Headhunters

Two-handed Trout Season

We’ve started Two-handed Trout season a little earlier than normal this year. Actually, some of are swinging every month of the year, but Late October to late December are what we consider “prime time”. The fishing is pretty good right…
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Astrud Gilberto Stan Getz Girl from Ipanema

Astrud Gilberto Stan Getz Girl from Ipanema

Astrud Gilberto Stan Getz Girl from Ipanema Still snowing. Calm. Perfect. About 6″ in Cascade. A bit less this morning in Craig. Calm. 8.5″ in Great Falls. More on the way here in Montana. So I drift towards Bossa Nova…
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Silly Saturday Snow Scenery

Silly Saturday Snow Scenery

Silly Saturday Snow Scenery Snowing today. Hard. Should put a white coating on the river. Waster temps falling fast. BWO’s on the way. Quiet. Quiet on the river. Snow falls silently.
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Friday Foto

Friday Foto

Friday Foto Not snowing yet. This from yesterday morning. Friday Foto. We are looking for our window scrapers right now…
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Weekend Snow Foreshadowing

Weekend Snow Foreshadowing

Weekend Snow Foreshadowing Snow in the forecast for Friday thru Monday. It’ll only bring 5-10 inches though. Bring warm clothes and jackets. Bring BWO patterns. Bring Streamer rods. Bring Trout Spey gear. Bring smiles, and a good toque. Bring hand…
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Stick Figure Rise and Fall

Stick Figure Rise and Fall Video

Stick Figure Rise and Fall Video Rise and Fall. Some of those actions here on the Mo. Water temps falling. Weeds falling by the wayside. The water has already fallen. The bite is rising. The fish will soon be rising…
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ON-LINE FISHING LICENSE

Please purchase your Montana Fishing lIcense On-line. This saves you time in the morning, helps prevent overcrowding in our store, and avoids license machine downtime, which has been common this year.

AUTUMN HOURS

We are currently open from 6:30 am until 5pm, seven days a week.

EVENTS

Nov. 3 | Election Day SHOP CLOSED

Nov. 11 | Veterans Day

DINING OPTIONS

  • Izaaks | Craig | Open Wednesday thru Sunday 3pm-9pm. Takeaway, outside dining available. | facebook | 406-235-3456
  • Shotgun Annie’s | Wolf Creek | Open  | 406-235-4063
  • Mo’ River Eats | Have Kelli Wilson cater/deliver dinner for your group (a variety of options), deliver hot breakfast sandwiches and burritos, or provide river lunches. | website | 406-217-2321

ACCOMODATIONS

Call our booking manager Julie at 406-868-5473 for any booking needs or questions. We represent more lodging options than anyone on the river. You can also call the shop at 1-877-379-3597.

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CONTACT

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1-877-379-3597 or 406-235-3447

MISSION

“GREAT GUIDES, LOCAL KNOWLEDGE, CUSTOMER SERVICE. HEADHUNTERS WAS FOUNDED ON THOSE PRINCIPLES. WE UNDERSTAND THAT INFORMATION IS THE PRIMARY REASON YOU ENTER A FLY SHOP. WE ARE COMMITTED TO HELPING YOU PLAN A SUCCESSFUL TRIP, MAKE THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT DECISIONS, IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS AND CATCH MORE FISH.”
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