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Excellent fishery

Had a great time fly fishing the Mo. The spring conditions were in full force but the fishing was... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Jack K
Many wonderful opportunities

We have explored most of the Missouri from it's headwaters to Great Falls. Great fishing and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
TryTroy69
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Helena, Montana
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The Missouri River and the dams that form major lakes in the area provide great fishing opportunities.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great falls” (4 reviews)
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Helena, MT
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had a great time fly fishing the Mo. The spring conditions were in full force but the fishing was still good.

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have explored most of the Missouri from it's headwaters to Great Falls. Great fishing and floating. Day trips or I hope someday to run the full length to the Mississippi.

Thank TryTroy69
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The day we went the weather was terrible but it was still more than worth it. The scenery is fantastic in ANY weather. Plan a bit better than we did and you'll LOVE this place.

Thank stevea7777
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We entered the Mighty Mo via the town of Craig. The scenery and wildlife are spectacular. It's a great river for fly fishing and/or a raft float. The staff at Cross Currents Fly Shop were super helpful in renting us our raft and running our...More

Thank sbt8844
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The significance of the Missouri River is unparalleled in American History. Lewis and Clark, trappers, traders, Indian dug out canoes, Paddle Steamers, modern camping, fishing, boating etc. It thrills me overtime I see this river.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful surprise as we visited Helena. It is probably closed for the season now, but if you visit Helena, be sure to include this attraction to your list. It's wonderfully informative and scenic and the "gate" is amazing!

Thank Dunc2004
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have been on outing to the Missouri River many times on rafts, and in kayaks I have never not had a good day. The scenery is beautiful, even with many others on the river it still manages to give you the feeling of peace...More

Thank Shar0nstone
Reviewed 5 July 2016

You do not need 4WD, but a Class C RV has not place to park at the dam. The road is hard packed gravel but very narrow. Stunning views of the river and the lake at the dam. BLM park before you head down the...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 5 June 2016

When we went to see if Gates of the Mountain was open for the year (it wasn't) we saw the Missouri. We wondered what pioneers and explorers must have thought when they reached such a lovely place.

Thank SouthernLady37
Reviewed 18 May 2016

All we did was kayak and hiking and it was excellent, peaceful and truly enjoyable, plenty of wild life and the fresh air is awesome.

Thank Red R
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