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Bighorn Fly Shop
On the Bighorn River in Ft Smith, Montana

Fly fishing gear, accessories, and logo apparel from the fishing industry's best brands

Even though our fly shop is small and quaint, we carry every item you will need to have a successful fishing experience on the Bighorn.  From the Bighorn’s largest selection of flies, fly lines, leaders, and tippets to quality outdoor fishing apparel.  At Bighorn Fly and Tackle Shop, we carry all of the major brands that experienced anglers trust including Simms, RIO Products, Abel, Scientific Anglers, Sage, Montana Fly Company and so many more.

Flies & Gear


Full Service Fly Shop

Prepare yourself for a warm welcome from Duane and the staff at Bighorn Fly and Tackle Shop. With over 30 years of experience on the Bighorn River, we know what it takes to provide for a successful and pleasurable fishing excursion.

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Bighorn Flies Galore

At Bighorn Fly and Tackle Shop, we stock over 150,000 individual flies in hundreds of innovative patterns including tailwater midges, sowbugs, nymphs, emergers, dries, and streamers. We stock all the latest designs and top quality flies from Catch Fly Fishing, Montana Fly Company, Solitude, Orvis, Yellowstone Fly Goods, and Umpqua.

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Got Tippet?

With the mighty tug of one of the Bighorn River’s exceptional trout, don’t let the big one get away. We carry a wide selection of leaders, tippet and fly lines from both RIO and Scientific Anglers. From 2x to 7x in leaders and tippets, to 1wt through 9wt in fly lines in both float and sink varieties.

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Logo Gear

To commemorate your Bighorn River, Montana flyfishing trip we stock a wide array of Bighorn Fly & Tackle logo gear. From Simms latest selection of top quality fishing shirts to caps and t-shirts from Imperial and Bighorn Shirt Works.


Stay Dry

We carry a full selection of Simms breathable waders and boots for those warm Montana summer days but cold tailwater conditions. And for our occasional mid-afternoon downpours, we have got a complete selection of Simms waterproof and breathable rain jackets. Stay comfortable out there!

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Bighorn River of Dreams

Duane, Diane and their staff provide the friendliest and most memorable fly-fishing experience on Montana’s Bighorn River.