The Lodge is located on a 350-acre ranch near the Gallatin River, 10 miles west of Bozeman, Montana. The cedar post and beam building offers spectacular views of five mountain ranges. The landscape is beautiful and unspoiled. A large heron rookery is nearby, with eagles, osprey and sand hill cranes as neighbors. Whitetail deer, beaver, mink, muskrat, fox and pheasant inhabit this riparian treasure. The open valley allows for breathtaking sunsets. Our private trout pond is just out the door and the Gallatin River is simply a ten-minute walk across hay meadows.
The lodge was designed for the most discriminating traveler.Your hosts, Steve & Christy Gamble and their staff, have a long and successful record of providing the highest quality experience for guests, are thoroughly knowledgeable of the region and fluent in all the requests, questions and needs that guests to this part of the world have.
All six suites have elegant oak mission style furniture. Each has a private bath containing a large Jacuzzi tub and shower. A king or queen sized bed, large comfortable settle (Mission style couch) and beautiful fir floors, tiffany lamps, satellite TV and western artwork adorn each suite. We also offer free high-speed wireless internet access to all of our guests. Large windows offer super views of the mountains and river terrain.
A library with many interesting volumes, fly tying table and Morris chairs is open to guests on the second floor. Our Great room with large stone fireplace faces the trout pond and the Spanish Peaks just south of the Lodge.
A century old oak bar graces our dining room. Creative Montana cuisine is featured by our chefs and served by knowledgeable staff. Our full service bar offers an extensive wine list.
Our south patio offers comfortable seating overlooking our pond. Our north deck offers a quiet view of the Bridger Mountains just across the valley.
The lodge was designed for the most discriminating traveler. All six suites have elegant oak mission style furniture. Each has a private bath containing a large Jacuzzi tub and shower. A king or queen sized bed, large comfortable settle (Mission style couch) and beautiful fir floors, tiffany lamps, satellite TV and western artwork adorn each suite. We also offer free high-speed wireless internet access to all of our guests. Large windows offer super views of the mountains and river terrain.
A library with many interesting volumes, fly tying table and Morris chairs is open to guests on the second floor. Our Great room with large stone fireplace faces the trout pond and the Spanish Peaks just south of the Lodge. A century old oak bar graces our dining room. Creative Montana cuisine is featured by our chefs and served by knowledgeable staff. Our full service bar offers an extensive wine list.
Nearby attractions and activities:
Our location is just ten minutes from the Bozeman airport, yet in a quiet country setting. The Yellowstone and Madison Rivers are just a 30-minute drive. Big Sky and Bridger Bowl ski areas are also only 30 minutes away.
Other attractions are: Yellowstone Park, Big Sky Ski and Summer resort, Virginia City, Bozeman Hot Springs and Spa, Lewis and Clark Caverns, Three Forks Lewis and Clark Park, Glacier National Park, hundreds of miles of Trout streams and rivers.
Ten Miles west of Bozeman, Montana
Reservation and Cancellation Policy (year round packages only):
A 50% deposit per person received within 7 days of a reservation secures a reservation; balance is due upon check-out on the last day of visit. This deposit is refundable if the reservation is cancelled prior to 120 days of the departure date. If we receive a deposit for a trip, and the reservation is cancelled less than 120 days of a multi-day trip or less than two weeks of a one-day guided trip. We will apply one half of the deposit to a trip for one year following the season of cancellation. We accept Visa, MasterCard, or personal checks for balances. Deposits may be paid with credit cards, but we must add a 4% surcharge on these.
Policy for one night stays:
Reservations require a one-night deposit, or 50% for stays of two or more nights. Payment must be received at the time of making the reservation. If the reservation for a one-night stay is cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival, the deposit is non-refundable.
Sample Lodge Package:
Depart from your home and arrive in Bozeman, Montana in the afternoon. Our staff will greet you at the airport and transport you to the Lodge. Grab your fishing vest, set up your rod and fish our pond or take a ten-minute walk and fish the Gallatin River. Enjoy dinner in the Lodge Grill. Visit with the guides after dinner and prepare for your week!
After a hearty breakfast, depart for a float trip on the Upper Madison River with your guide. If you need flies, we can put a selection in a fly box for you. You just pay for what you use during your stay. Enjoy a streamside picnic lunch packed by the Lodge chef. Return for dinner and relax by the pond or in our angler's private library in the Lodge.
Take a float trip on the Yellowstone River or walk and wade several stretches of the Gallatin River. Enjoy dinner on the Lodge's patio while you watch Rainbows rising in our spring pond.
Take a quick drive to float the Lower Madison River. Quite different from the upper river, some of the largest Browns have been taken in this section. Arrive back at the Lodge and have a late dinner in the dining room. We are happy to accommodate anglers that wish to fish the evening hatch!
Enjoy a late breakfast and relax by the trout pond. Take an advanced casting clinic offered by one of our experienced guides. Catch a few of the "Lodge Rainbows" at the pond(many are close to 20 inches now!) Walk back to the Gallatin for the evening hatch. Have a late dinner and enjoy some cowboy poetry by the fireplace in the Lodge Great Room.
After breakfast, take a drive to DePuy's Spring Creek for the day. Fish for challenging selective Browns and Rainbows with personal assistance from your guide. Return on a beautiful "off the beaten track" country road to the Lodge. Relax on the north deck while the sun sets on the Bridger Mountains. Try a new Chef's special entree prepared at your request for your last night in the Lodge!
Take a couple of hours after breakfast and fish the Gallatin at the Lodge. Or spend a little time checking out Bozeman's shops and museums. Meet our staff mid-day for a short trip to the airport for your flight home.
Our package rates with guide service for each guest include lodging, breakfast and dinner, picnic lunches for your day trip, or with your guide. Guides/instructors, boats, and airport transportation are included. Lodge staff dinner gratuities and state lodging taxes are also included.
Packages With Guide Service:
3 Night/2 Day: $1450/ person (double), $2280 (single), $1905 (single with shared guide);
4 Night/3 Day: $1913/ person (double), $3050 (single), $2488 (single with shared guide);
5 Night/4 Day: $2380/ person (double), $3840 (single), $3090 (single with shared guide);
6 Night/5 Day: $2843/ person (double), $4600 (single), $3663 (single with shared guide);
7 Night/6 Day: $3310/ person (double), $5380 (single), $4255 (single with shared guide).
Our package rates without guide service for each guest include lodging, breakfasts and dinners, picnic lunches for your day trip and airport transportation. Restaurant gratuities and state lodging taxes are included. These are also the rates for a non-fishing companion and the base rates if you wish to add guide service on a daily basis.
Packages Without Guide Service:
3 Night/2 Day: $1075/person (double), $1530 (single);
4 Night/3 Day: $1350/person (double), $1925 (single);
5 Night/4 Day: $1630/person (double), $2340 (single);
6 Night/5 Day: $1905/person (double), $2725 (single);
7 Night/6 Day: $2185/person (double), $3130 (single).
Additional fees applicable are: guide service gratuities, fishing licenses and alcoholic beverages.
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2003
Client Request Served: 70
Welcome to the M11859! Just minutes from Bozeman, Montana and Yellowstone National Park. The finest, most diverse fly fishing in the world is found just out our door on the Gallatin, Yellowstone and Madison Rivers, as well as on nearby private streams.
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