Missoula Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Doug Jones

Doug Jones

Owner-Operator & Guide

Why should you fish with Clear Creek Outfitters?

It’s probably a question I’ve gotten more than any other over the last 20 years. While there are many answers, I think the number one reason is that we care. We love to share what we have in Montana. Regardless of your skill level you’re going to receive the same attitude from your guide. Every guide here is equally enthusiastic about teaching as they are about guiding the seasoned Angler.

Here in Missoula, Montana we are fortunate to fly fish on some of the most legendary streams of the world. I can guarantee that you’ve heard of at least one of our streams, if not all of them. The Bitterroot River, the Blackfoot River, the Clark Fork River, the Missouri River, and Rock Creek. Any one of them is reason alone to visit. With exclusive permits on certain stretches, Clear Creek Outfitters is able to get you on water that very few other companies can. I often tell people you can come out for a month and not fish the same stretch of water.

But why stop there! We do something else that no other outfitter does.

We also specialize in helping our clients (friends) find dream homes out here. MontanaRiverAndRanchHomes.com is also part of our mission. That mission is to help you find that second vacation home, or a rental, or a place to retire in the heart of paradise. If you’re going to come out and fall in love with Montana, why not stay? I can promise we’ll find you that perfect place.

So why wait?

Call us today and get that fly fishing trip booked, or let us start finding you that perfect place on the river, or in the mountains.

Doug Jones KW Real Estate MontanaRiverAndRanchHomes.com

What do we do at Clear Creek Outfitters?

Well, we don’t sell key chains and coffee mugs; we’re too busy putting our clients on fish!

The night before your trip is spent preparing for the next day, cleaning gear, and comparing notes with our other guides, in an effort to improve the next day. We live and breathe fly fishing and everyone that works with us, knows our profession will probably never make us rich, but it’s our passion that strives to make your day the best it can be.

If you’re not familiar with Missoula’s fly fishing opportunities then you should be! Its home to 4 world class blue ribbon trout streams: The Bitterroot Riiver, Blackfoot River, ClarkFork River, and Rock Creek not to mention the Missouri River which can be accessed on a day trip.

Any one of these rivers would be reason enough to come to Missoula but the fact is, being based in Missoula, we can access several hundred miles of prime water on any given day.

We have a 3 part philosophy at CCO:

#1   Every trip we do deserves patience, hard work, and understanding of the client’s needs; anywhere from a complete beginner, to the seasoned expert.

#2   Certain times of the year and certain clients require different schedules. For instance the hottest part of the year we may need an earlier start to have the best fishing possible. Or a client may have a desire to fish a certain river at a certain time so flexibility is the key.

#3   While catching fish is very important so is enjoying the day. Other outfitters preach racing down the river to make sure they’re first. We’re not on a set time schedule and our guides are completely competent to be able to catch fish in any cond.

Our main goal is to tailor fit the day with the best possible result in making your trip memorable – Missoula Guided Fly Fishing Trips with Clear Creek Outfitters.


Clear Creek Outfitters 5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 1 user reviews.
Clear Creek Outfitters
It doesn't surprise me that Doug has great reviews I was his roommate @ LSU for 2 years, he was always fun to be around and one you could count on. He has had a passion for the outdoors so I'm glad to see he has found his calling! All the Best Doug

Clear Creek Outfitters
Doug and the team at Clear Creek really took good care of my son and myself on recent trip to the Blackfoot. It was was a great day....the beauty, the fun, the fellowship and the laughter. My 9 year old son caught his first rainbow on a fly and he was over the moon about it. Great day, great folks. Makes loving Montana even easier. Tight lines!!! Highly recommend!!! Will be back.

Clear Creek Outfitters
Fishing trip for 3 days
We had 3 great days of float fishing on the Blackfoot, Clark Fork and the west fork of the Bitterroot. Doug Jones and his guides do a great job on the float providing a friendly and welcome atmosphere. Doug is a very experienced guide and knows how to put you on the fish regardless of your experience level.

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