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Parks' Fly Shop

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Parks' Fly Shop is a full-service fly shop and fly fishing outfitter that has been serving southwest Montana, the Yellowstone River, and Yellowstone National Park since 1953, under continuous Parks family ownership. We are a small "old-fashioned...more
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202 S 2nd St, Gardiner, MT 59030-7736
+1 406-848-7314
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Cody took me and two friends into the park and showed us some absolutely beautiful parts of several different rivers to fish. We stayed busy all day hooking up with fish, and some inexperience led to fish coming off but Cody kept putting us on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Had a great time fly fishing in Yellowstone! Initially got everything setup with Walter and then for the actual time in the park had Cody as our fly fishing guide. Obviously reception is spotty in Yellowstone but Cody understood that and both called and texted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

On August 30, 2018, I booked an all day float with Wally from Parks' Fly Shop in Gardiner, MT. The booking was very easy and all the information I needed was provided up front. The day of the trip we met Wally at the shop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time fishing the Gardiner river in Yellowstone with my guide Rob. He was very patient and knowledgeable. The rest of the staff (Walter, Cody et al) were very courteous and helpful. I plan on using them on my next trip. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Trevor and Rich gave our family a once in a lifetime experience. We booked an all day trip (2 adults, 3 teenagers) and our main objective was to learn proper technique and have some fun...we accomplished that! We tried out different areas/rivers, caught some nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Good selection of flies and fishing supplies with some knowledge of what to use. Opens too late if you need something in the morning before fishing and closes too early if you need something in the evening after fishing all day. Hard to catch them...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mdtar
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the honor of drifting the Yellowstone River with Richard Parks at the helm. He provided us with the trip of a lifetime. Never had fished out of a drift boat and he gave us instructions along the way. My wife’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

My partner and I hired Rob Olson from Park's Fly Shop as a guide for 2 full days of fly fishing on 7/8/18 & 7/9/18. We are both avid fisherman on spinning/conventional reels but very much a novice when it comes to fly fishing. Richard...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Took a guided trip at the end of last summer with Wally. My friend and I are beginners, and just wanted a pleasant day learning how to fly fish. We did not have big expectations. Wally was grumpy and short with us all day, and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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LongsforCutts, Manager at Parks' Fly Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

We woke up to this review and were very upset, to the extent that we began going back through our outfitter records trying to determine who this individual might be. We keep all booking documentation for three years after running a trip, partially to aid...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a week of fishing Yellowstone Park and as usual spent most mornings starting at Park's. There are fancier fly shops with more merchandise but you will not find one with more knowledge and fly selection than Park's. The guides and shop personnel...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mdtar
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