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Outfitter/Guide Spotted Bear Ranch
Address USFS Spotted Bear District
Hungry Horse, MT 59919
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Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Spotted Bear Ranch is located deep in the woods of remote Northwest Montana, in between Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness. This adventurous outpost sits on a bluff overlooking the South Fork of the Flathead River, considered by many to be one of the most secluded and pristine rivers in the world. Whether your interests are fly fishing for native wild cutthroat trout, expeditions in the Bob Marshall Wilderness or big game hunting some of the most rugged, remote territory on earth, Spotted Bear Ranch is your destination. It's the kind of place sportsmen dream of. Spotted Bear Ranch's specialty is dry fly fishing for Montana's native trout - the Westslope Cutthroat. These wild trout are plentiful, hungry and hard fighting. Other fish species native to this watershed includes the feisty, endangered Bull Trout (which commonly exceed 30 inches) and Mountain Whitefish. The season begins mid-June and continues through September. We fish the South Fork and nearby tributaries, streams, creeks and mountain lakes. The friendly and knowledgeable Spotted Bear Ranch guides are often complemented on their patience, teaching abilities and knowledge of our diverse waters. In addition to 3 or 5 day lodge fishing vacations, Spotted Bear Ranch offer unique horse pack and float expeditions into Montana's largest wilderness area, the one million acre Bob Marshall. For the adventurous soul, these wilderness adventures are beyond compare. Spotted Bear Ranch was awarded the prestigious Orvis Expedition of the Year honor in 2001, 2004 and 2008. For many years, serious sportsmen have made tracks to Spotted Bear Ranch for the hunting experience of a lifetime. We offer three challenging, traditional hunts; Spring Black Bear (May), Early Season Bow Hunt (September) and the Wilderness Bugle Elk Hunt (mid-September through October). All are led by high caliber guides who will go all out to help you bag the trophy of your dreams. Beyond its sensational fishing and hunting, Spotted Bear offers an unlimited world of outdoor adventure. Whatever your interests, the hosts will design a special experience that will leave lasting memories. Lodge guests enjoy the ranch's historic lodge and rustic private cabins, remarkably comfortable beds, fresh cuisine and the friendly, engaging hospitality for which Montana is renowned.
Whitefish, MT 59937
CONTACT 406-862-1298
FAX 406-862-6521
SEASON 6/15 - 10/30
PAYMENT METHODS American Express, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa
RESERVATIONS Late Cancellation Fee, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Required
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Spotted Bear Ranch is located 55 miles southeast of Hungry Horse, Montana, directly south of Glacier National Park. To get there take either the East or West Hungry Horse Reservoir road toward the Spotted Bear Ranger Station. We're on the west side of the road; look for the Spotted Bear Ranch roadside sign. Nearest airport is Glacier Park International, approximately 2 hour drive from our facility.
SERVICES Guide Meals Included
ACTIVITIES Archery Backcountry Camping Bear Hunting Big Game Bow Hunting Elk Hunting Fishing Float Trips Fly Fishing Hiking Horseshoes Hunting Lodging Overnight Pack Trips Photography Rafting River Fishing Stream Fishing Trail Rides Wildlife Viewing

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