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To make a float trip reservation please email us at info@MadRiverAdventures.com or call us at 406-581-3380 to determine if the river and preferred dates are available for the 2017 fishing season.

We return calls during fishing season either in the morning or evenings when we are off the river. When leaving a message regarding a trip please leave your name, best contact number for after hours, preferred trip dates, river preference, and number in your party. This way we may review our calendar and call you back to book and confirm the trip.

We use either a 14-foot Aire inflatable raft or 15-foot Mackenzie style drift boat depending on water levels on the specific trip date. Life jackets are required in Montana for each person in the boat and are provided by the outfitter. Children under 12 are required to wear the lifejacket while on the water.
 

A Typical Trip Itinerary

  • Pick-up at lodging or guide shop
  • Travel to launch point
  • Launch
  • Float trip with stops for wade fishing
  • Lunch (if full day float)
  • Take-out
  • Return to local lodging

Health/Dietary Considerations

Please notify your guide prior to launch of any health concerns since you will be on the water and away from a vehicle for several hours. Additionally, we are more than happy to accommodate any dietary considerations if we are made aware of them in advance of your trip.
 

Fishing Licenses

Please refer to Montana's Fish Wildlife and Parks website (http://www.fwp.mt.gov) for current guidelines regarding fishing licenses. Madison River has several stretches of water, which are catch-and-release and can be found in the Central Montana section of the fishing regulations. You may purchase your license online prior to arriving for your float trip or we may pick one up from one of the local licensing agents in town.
 

Travel Planning

The closest airport for airline reservations would be Bozeman, Montana (airport code: BZN). All major rental car companies are available offsite. Ennis is located southwest of the airport (57 miles) and northwest of Yellowstone Park's West Entrance (72 miles).
 

Local Activities

If you are traveling with your family or planning to stay in the area for a few days we can make recommendations for other activities in the area. Our picturesque part of Montana affords unlimited sightseeing, hiking, horseback riding, and other tourist activities.