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Big Sky Fly Fishing Festival

Saturday July 26th: Hooked on the Gallatin banquet at the Gallatin Riverhouse at 6:30 pm. Delicious barbecue, wine by Natalie's Estate Winery , music by Montana Exit, and a silent auction to benefit the BWTF outside along the Gallatin River. Tickets are $75 and are available online at Ticket River  or by stopping by or calling the BWTF office (406) 993-2519. We will also have tickets available on Wednesday's outside of the post office from 11 to 2 pm or at our booth at the Big Sky Farmers Market  from 5 to 8 pm.

Sunday July 27th, 12pm to 4pm: Family-friendly outdoor festival at the Town Center park in Big Sky. Activities will include product demonstrations, casting clinics and competitions, fly tying, kids activities, scavenger hunt, wader and rod-rigging races, guided nature trips to the river, and river and trout conservation educational booths. Participants include Atwell Associates, East Slope Outdoors, Fish Wildlife & Parks, Gallatin River Guides, Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, Invasive Species Action Network, Lone Mountain Guest Ranch, Montanans for Healthy Rivers, Yellowstone Park Foundation, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, the Blue Water Task Force, Simms Fishing Products, Montana Living - Big Sky Real Estate, Sweetgrass Rods, Redbrain Media and more! Free live music by blues musician Erik Ray! Check out the schedule of activities here . Don't miss out on the chance to taste the new BWTF beer, Riparian Red, brewed by Lone Peak Brewery!

Sunday July 27th 5 pm and 8 pm: The Big Sky Fly Fishing festival will conclude with F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Lone Peak Cinema. The tour features a series of short fly fishing films from around the world. Showtimes at 5 pm and 8 pm. Tickets are $20 and include a draft Riparian Red, a beer crafted by the Lone Peak Brewery for the BWTF. Tickets are available East Slope Outdoors, Gallatin River Guides, Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports Grizzly Outfitters on the River, and Lone Mountain Guest Ranch. Tickets are also available online for the 5 pm show here  and the 8 pm show here.  More information on the films can be found on the F3T website .                        

Sponsorship Info: Sponsorship information is available in the following forms:

Vendor Information and Forms: Limited vendor spaces are available for the outdoor festival on Sunday July 27th at Town Center Park from 12pm to 4pm. Forms are available here.

Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors!

Cutthroat Trout


Rainbow Trout

    RedBrain Media

Brown Trout

Montana Fly Co | Mountain Khakis | Haas Builders
Brook Trout

Blue Ribbon Nets | Howler Bros

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