Yellowstone River Reopened!

We are excited to report that the stretch of river near Gardiner has been reopened to all recreational activities. We are looking forward to rafting and fishing until the snow flies! Come see us!  

Fishing in the Summer Heat

The high summer is here. Water levels are lower and its warm and dry. This doesn’t mean bad fishing! We are still having excellent days on the water. It does mean you may need to change your approach. Try and … Continued

Pets in the park

Traveling in Yellowstone is often a family event and this includes our beloved pets. We recommend using a kennel service in one of the surrounding towns. If you do bring your pet into the national park there are some rules … Continued

Flying Pig Video Reel

Flying Pig Video Reel   Flying Pig Adventure Company is based in Gardiner, Montana, the historic north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. We are here to help you create a vacation to remember! We offer lodging, whitewater rafting, guided fly … Continued

Yellowstone In July

A friend of mine came to visit and do some fishing.  One day spent in the northeast corner was particularly memorable.  The fishing really heated up in the afternoon and evening with a few different mayflies trickling off the water.  … Continued

Tenkara: the simple way to fly fish.

This year we have brought Tenkara style fly fishing to our shop. Tenkara is a simple telescoping rod, line and fly. There is NO REEL! Originally from japan, tenkara means “From the Heavens”. One only needs to know two knots, … Continued

Fishing in the Rain

Went out in the rain yesterday and fished a small creek and the Yellowstone. The rain scared other fisherman away, but the fishing was great.  We spent the day catching rainbows, cutthroat and brookies in pocket water.  The scenery was … Continued

Slough Creek Trip

    Slough Creek Trip The northwest corner is now fishing! This is my favorite part of the park, and July is the best time to fish it. Lamar, Soda Butte, Slough creek. These waters are fabled fishing folklore and for good … Continued

Week of July 4th is HERE!!

Happy 4th of July!! Salmon Flies have moved in and are continuing on upstream the Yellowstone from Gardiner.  While the heart of the hatch is upstream of us, they have brought the eyes of the fish to the surface.  The … Continued