Description: Montella From Montana specializes in float fishing the Bighorn River in Montana, where Richard Montella has guided for the past 24 years and has floated down the river, fly fishing more than 4,000 times. License number is 2438.
Richard knows the river well, and is sure he can show you a very exciting time. You will fish from a MacKenzie River Driftboat, which is safe and very easy to fish from. Over the years, the Bighorn River has been shown to many clients and they still get excited about fishing this world class trout river.
Lodging: Daily maid service. Four beds in two rooms with a private bathroom and a compact refrigerator with air conditioning and cable TV - Rates are $75.00 for one person, $100.00 for two, $150.00 for three, and $200.00 for four people.
Directions: Montella From Montana is located in Fort Smith, Montana, one-half mile from the Big Horn River. The nearest major airport is in Billings about 88 miles from Fort Smith. We have a 3,837 foot paved public airstrip at Fort Smith where daylight landing of private planes is permissible. There are major car rental agencies in the Billings airport. Driving to Fort Smith from Billings is about 1 1/2 hours and from Hardin about 45 minutes. From Billings you would take I-90 south to exit 495 at Hardin, then take Highway 313 to Fort Smith. Driving north on I-90 from Sheridan, Wyoming, take exit 509 at Crow Agency for the cutoff to 313, from Sheridan, WY, Fort Smith is 90 miles.