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Parks' Fly Shop

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very knowledgable staff

Really helpful and knowledgable. Richards Parks has lived here for years and what he doesn't know... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Fareham, UK
Super fly shop

Bart and Richard are extremely knowledgeable, receptive, helpful. They gave solid recommendations... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Tallahassee, Florida
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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 16 June 2016

Really helpful and knowledgable. Richards Parks has lived here for years and what he doesn't know you can write on the back of a postage stamp.

Thank T1Bev
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Bart and Richard are extremely knowledgeable, receptive, helpful. They gave solid recommendations on where to go to catch trout -- and they were 100% correct. They were patient with first time fly fishermen in the region -- spent a great deal of time with us....More

Thank ESmithMPS
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Yellowstone National Park for the last six years and Parks Fly Shop Gardiner has always provided me with great advice ,great guides and the best local flies available. They can tailor your adventures to the most skilled flyfishing person to a...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

We had a good day of fishing on the Yellowstone River. Our guide worked hard all day to get us into fish. However with bright sun and low river flows it was a challenging day.

Thank Petergrm
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I've been hiking and fly fishing in Yellowstone Park for 20 years and I've always found Park's to be the best local shop for both supplies and guides. In my early days in the park, before I could afford a guided trip, I always stopped...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I've enjoyed fishing with Wilson on "Walk & Wade" trips at least once a year for 5+ years, and have to say that in addition to being one of the most knowledgeable guides I've fished with over the years, he is one of the best...More

Thank INRedleg
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I went out on a half day with Wilson. Was new to fly fishing, and in a short period of time was able to get a hang of the sport and catch about 20 fish. Wilson explained and demonstrated how easy fly fishing really can...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

We flew 2000 miles to fish with Parks fly shop. We stopped in early to get paperwork done and met our guide for the first of 2 days. Ben was helpful and offered to pick us up at our motel. He met us on time...More

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LongsforCutts, Owner at Parks' Fly Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

First, we want to apologize again for our guide's illness. He was fine the evening before and did not get sick (migraine headache and nausea) until 5:30AM the day of the trip, which was too late for us to find a fill-in guide. In the...More

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very knowledgeable about fishing in the local area and in Yellowstone. Home tied flies. Walter was a great guide and gave us a good float on the Yellowstone. Cheapest bear spray in town! Only disadvantages are No parking close to the shop and no early...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 11 August 2015

My brother and I went with Ben on a trip to the Black Canyon of the Yellowstone River. We had a fantastic hike to a remote section of the park (we didn't see anyone else the entire time). Ben was a fantastic guide. We booked...More

Thank shubina
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